Big success in the water!

Following fantastic earlier successes in the year at both Short and Long-Course individual BUCS, where we placed a record 8th, came the week we’d...

Varsity 2018 round-up: Singleton events

Wednesday 25th April 2018 saw Swansea play host to Cardiff in the biggest sporting event of the University calendar – Varsity! Varsity saw the...

A day on Bay: Varsity Edition

‘We have had a change of tactics and have got our full team together so we hope this time we can take the game’...

SUNDAY VARSITY ROUND-UP – Archery & Rifle

by Meryl Hanmer Sunday 22nd April saw the first day of multiple competitions for this year’s Varsity competition.  Archery was first to take place in...

SUCCESS ON THE RIVER TAWE – Swansea’s second point towards the...

by Meryl Hanmer pics by Angus Thomas A successful start to Varsity 2018 as Swansea secures its second point towards the shield. First the men’s cycling...

CYCLING SUCCESS – Swansea’s first point towards the Varsity shield

by Meryl Hanmer Wednesday 18th April saw Swansea’s cycling team secure our first point towards the overall Varsity shield. Lead by men’s captain Kacper Gorski...

Varsity breakdown

The Cup Historically, Swansea have come out on top when it comes to the Welsh Varsity Cup match. Winning 13, losing 7 and drawing once....

Are we ready for Varsity? – Find out what the captains...

by Meryl Hanmer RIFLE: Glen Dighton How have you been preparing for Varsity? Trials for the Varsity team are usually straightforward and now have a good idea...

How to wear your Varsity shirt

by Gwen Miles It's an iconic element of the Welsh Varsity, it’s included in the £28.50 package, it's a symbol of solidarity and support, and...

The battle of two brothers – Swansea vs Cardiff sibling rivalry

by Meryl Hanmer Varsity is the most eagerly anticipated event of the year for our university sports players, all of whom are training hard to...

On track for Varsity: Women’s cycling team make their debut

by Meryl Hanmer Since coming to Swansea University in the 2016/17 academic year to study sport science, Izzy Whiteley has made it her mission to...

Understanding: Boxing

by Meryl Hanmer With the recent boom in popularity for boxing, not only as a sport to take part in but as a spectator sport,...

Understanding: The Swansea Titans

by Meryl Hanmer The Swansea University American football team, ‘The Titans’ are a force to be reckoned with on the field, year after year out...

Interview: Women’s Rugby

by Emily Maybanks In 2017 they beat Cardiff at the famous Millennium Stadium, for the first time ever. This year, they are hoping to do...

Taekwondo take the South League!

By Niraj Wadher Swansea University Taekwondo club take the lead at the British University Taekwondo league. Swansea University played host to the British University Taekwondo South...

Try New Sports

What is Octopush? You may not have heard of Octopush (or ‘Underwater Hockey’) but this unusual sport is growing all across the country, especially in...

Rugby League match report – Aberystwyth University 4-42 Swansea University

by Lulu Thornton The final game of the first term for Swansea University RL took them west to Aberystwyth but with only 15 players. The...

Swansea University’s Triathlon Club

by Fin Hardie Triathlon may not spring to mind as the easiest club to get involved in for a beginner, but this idea is a...

Swansea Uni FC in stunning victory over former British BUCS championship...

by Julia Cook Swansea Uni FC have beaten Cardiff Met FC in one of the most significant games of the season. Met, who are currently...

PRO14 South African teams

by Greg Stone Toyota Cheetahs The Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein, where they will play at home, has a capacity of 48,000 but don’t expect them...

Rugby, a wealth of Opportunity

by Lulu Thornton Both the men’s and women’s teams played in the millennium stadium last year and went on an international trip to China for...

Your Full Time Officers 17/18

by Lauren Kent Let us introduce you to the new student union officers for the academic year 2017/2018! The full-time and part-time officers were elected by...

Eight Reasons Why Swansea is Better than Cardiff

Eight Reasons Swansea is Better than Cardiff Cardiff and Swansea. Ospreys and Scarlets. Kilvey and Hygiene. All big rivalries, however there is no doubt in...

What Does Varsity Mean To Our Clubs?

Varsity is a day dedicated to celebrating sport at Swansea University, by being a student here you become part of the Green and White...

Rocking All Over The World

This January Surf, Snowriders and Rowing set out on some epic trips across Europe! The Surf club have recently returned from Fuerta Ventura after taking...

Lifesaving Work Hard at Welsh Nationals

The last weekend of January saw the lifesaving team push their skills at Welsh Nationals held in our very own Wales national pool. Teams...

Men’s Hockey Mid-Season Update

With the season set to resume after the winter break, now is as good a time as any to review the club’s progress so...

Swansea Ultimate defeat Winchester with 15-0 victory

After suffering a string of losses in their regional matches, Swansea University Ultimate have found their footing with this home game after the holidays....

The Greatest Super Bowl Ever: Tom Brady, Hamilton, Gaga and a...

Another year; another Super Bowl. The grandiose event that showcases the American love for spectacle. Arguably, the biggest sporting event in the U.S., if...

Raising the game

During 2016, many of the University sports teams undertook fundraising efforts for very good causes.  Here we look at a few of the events...

New term, new you: The key to fitness fashion

By Ellie Thompson With the sale of workout gear ever growing and the sports industry booming (estimated to be worth more than £6bn in 2015),...

swansea surf society

By Rhys Poulton The University’s Surf Club got straight to work as soon as October hit. Socials, surf lessons and BUCS were on the agenda....

Women’s football: 1st team continue winning streak

This week saw the Ladies 1st team continue their winning streak and the 2s win their first game of the season. The Ladies 1s, who...

Super Bowl 50 – The Facts and Prediction

Tom Martin looks into this weekend's Super Bowl 50 showdown... This week, a single Sunday night will see multitudes of fair-weather fans descend on every...

Charity archery event really hits the mark!

By Chloe Hardman On Saturday 12 December 2015,  The University’s archery club held a charity shoot, their first of the year, in support of Disability...

Ospreys Brave the Winter Elements to Pip Welsh Rival Cardiff Blues...

By Will Humphrey On 28th of November, Ospreys lined up to take on their Welsh rivals Cardiff Blues in the latest round of fixtures in...

Swimmers qualify for div 1 national finals for the first time...

By Sally Carter On the 29th of November Swansea University swimming team took 16 swimmers to compete at BUCS southern team championships. The team led...

Varsity 2016 is coming to Swansea!!

With Christmas overindulgence a fading memory, we look forward to the pinnacle of the year for many students. We can confirm that the Welsh...