International Women’s Day: Why We Still Need It

International Women’s Day falls every year on the 8th of March. Variations of this event have been occurring for the best part of the...

Valentine’s In Lockdown

This Valentine’s Day, along with everything else at the moment, will be very different. With lockdowns continuing into February, a lot of people will...

Q&A with Vivienne Dodd: Trans and Non-Binary Awareness Officer  

Q&A with Vivienne Dodd, our Trans and Non-Binary Awareness Officer   By Bethan Collins     Bethan – To start things off, would you mind introducing yourself?   Vivienne - I’m...

LGBT+ Speed Friending Event

LGBT+ Speed Friending Event By Cara O'Sullivan - LGBT+ President   In light of the current COVID restrictions it has been hard to organize in-person events, which...

PCOS – The Hidden Battle Many Women Face

PCOS - The Hidden Battle Many Women Face By Cat Daczkowski Hook: PCOS is a hormonal condition that affects 1 in 10 women. When I was...

How To Get Involved With Digital Volunteering 

How To Get Involved With Digital Volunteering  Make-A-Smile Swansea    Make-A-Smile is a charity founded by Luke Morgan, a Cardiff University student. He intended to create an...

SU Consent Workshop

Trigger Warning: Talks about sexual assault, sexual misconduct and rape   The Student’s Union has been hosting a range of different Zoom activities, from debates to...

In and Out of the Closet

In and Out of the Closet By Bethan Noorwood Questioning sexuality is something that every LGBTQ+ person goes through. Equally, coming out is also a rite...

Long-Distance Lessons: What I’ve Learnt So Far 

Long-Distance Lessons: What I’ve Learnt So Far  Suz Mendus We can all agree that nothing replaces physical interaction. We didn’t need a pandemic to prove it,...

Abusive Relationships: Know The Signs

Abusive Relationships: Know the Signs By Swansea University Feminist Society   According to the Crime Survey for England and Wales, in the year ending in March 2019...

Experiences of Bisexual Erasure 

Experiences of Bisexual Erasure  Edited by Bethan Collins Compiled in this article are a range of some anonymous students’ experiences of bisexual erasure and how these...

All Bi Myself

All Bi Myself By Jessica Williams   Aged nineteen now, it doesn’t feel like it was long ago that I came out for the first time at...

Long-Distance Valentine’s

Even if you’re familiar with the struggles of a long-distance relationship, this article might give you some new ideas on how to celebrate the...

Let’s talk about Polyamory

Let’s face it: love is a weird thing. It comes in so many shapes and forms, and nobody quite understands it. Some say it...

Agony Aunt – February 2019

Should I be dating if I don’t have my life together? First off, what student has their life together?! I always think it is good...

Blind Date – January 2019

Our Editor-in-Chief Carys and international student Mustafa volunteered to take part in our blind date event. They met up in JC’s, drink vouchers in...

Romantic affordable dates for Valentines

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it is hard to know what to do to celebrate with a long term partner, or even...

Exam Stress & Relationships

January exams. It’s the topic of all conversation and nothing feels worse than revising – except not revising. Coming back to university after spending...

Agony Aunt – January 2019

My birthday is coming up and I have a strong feeling my boyfriend is going to propose but I think we should wait till...

Agony Aunt – December 2018

I moved to uni last month and my boyfriend and I have already broken up. I feel like I missed out on freshers and...

Agony Aunt: November 2018

I cheated on my partner. I have nothing but regret but they won’t give me another chance. What should I do? Cheating, no matter on...

Online Dating & Long Distance: When it’s right it’s right

William and Rebekah Shackley are dear friends of mine, whose wedding I was fortunate enough to attend last April in Las Vegas. It seemed...

Couples Costumes!

Halloween is a great time to dress up and have fun – celebrating with your partner can give you the opportunity to make and...

Let’s talk sexual health

As a new student it is important to have all the contacts you need to keep yourself safe! So, here’s a list of facilities...

Am I really qualified for this?

Well, who really is? Even if you have a worked a lifetime to receive a doctorate on the subject it is a purely situational topic....

Your part-time officers 2018/19

Part-time officers represent different groups of students, run campaigns and hold the full-time officers accountable. They volunteer their energy and time to run campaigns to...

Agony Aunts

Heather and Emily are Waterfront’s very own Agony Aunts and matchmakers. If you’re interested in going on a Blind Date, have a Campus Crush or...

Friendships

by Emily Maybanks Friendships are often the most valuable relationships we will experience throughout our lives, especially at University where we’re all thrown together during...

LBGT + History Month, February 2018

February is LGBT+ History Month in the UK. This month’s relationship section is about experiences. Coming out is massive for anyone in the LGBT+...

Blind Date January 18

Rhian, a Masters student studying Communication, Media Practice and PR. Nick, a Masters student studying Politics met at JC’s for a drink. Here’s what...

Agony Aunts January ’18

Dear Agony Aunts, I failed my first piece of coursework and I’m doubting that Uni is for me. Any advice? Okay, first things first we’d...

Agony Aunts

Dear Heather and Emily, I’m an international student and will not be returning home for the holidays. I’m scared I’ll be really lonely as...

Blind date

Chisomo Phiri, President of the Student’s Union, and Padmanabh Phadke, a second year Business Law student, met at JC’s for a free drink, here’s...

Blind date

By Heather Harvey & Emily Jane Griffiths Emily a Masters student studying Professional Translation and Amin a Second Year War and Society student met at...

Agony aunts

Heather and Emily are Waterfront’s very own Agony Aunts and Matchmakers. If you’re interested in going on a Blind Date, have a Campus Crush...

The Freshers Guide To Moving Away

by Heather Harvey, Emily Jane Griffiths and Carys Svendsen Moving away from family and friends Moving to university is a huge step for everyone, with the...

A Case For Dating Older Men

By Anonymous I am sick of going on dates with people around my age, 21. Most of them have no goals, ambition or gentlemanly etiquette....

Blind Date Re-cap

By Shannon Jones & Faye Vlietstra Seeing as it’s the end of the year, we decided to catch up with a few of our blind...

Goodbye my lover…we’re just friends

So, you’ve finally done it, you’ve finished your essays, finished your exams, all that’s left to do is graduate…and finish your relationship (if you...

Agony Aunts

Dear Shannon and Faye, I’ve started dating someone, I really like them, but there are a couple of red flags. Their personality has completely...

Agony Aunts

By Shannon Jones & Faye Vlietstra Shannon and Faye are Waterfront’s very own agony aunts and matchmakers. If you’re interested in going on a Blind Date...

Blind Date

We send our blind date couples to JC’s bar and coffee shop, which serves a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, speciality coffees, pub meals,...

Blind Date

By Shannon Jones & Faye Vlietstra In a bid to try and help more Swansea students find love this Valentine’s, we decided to matchmake two...

Agony Aunts

By Shannon Jones & Faye Vlietstra Shannon and Faye are Waterfront’s very own agony aunts and matchmakers. If you’re interested in going on a Blind Date...

Onion rings, not engagement rings – A Valentine’s day survival guide…

By Shannon Jones & Faye Vlietstra It’s that time of year again: Valentine’s Day, where everything becomes overpriced and love seems to be the only thing...

blind date: Emily & Alex

Emily (21), a fourth year American Studies student and Alex (21), a third year Ancient History student, met for a free drink in JCs....

agony aunts

Shannon and Faye are Waterfront’s very own agony aunts and matchmakers. If you’re interested in going on a Blind Date or have a question you...

Agony aunts

Shannon and Faye are Waterfront’s very own agony aunts and matchmakers. If you’re interested in going on a Blind Date or have a question you...

Blind Date: Emily & Josh

Emily 21, level three American Studies and English Literature and Josh 22, level one Chemical Engineering, met at JCs for a free drink on...