Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

By: Emily Maybanks Wednesday (15th November 2017) afternoon saw me – a twenty-something-year-old university student – sitting in the front row at Swansea Grand Theatre,...

The vitality of self-care

By: Emily Maybanks “It’s not selfish to love yourself; to take care of yourself; and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” From 13th until...

Why is it so vital to take care of our emotional...

By: Emily Maybanks I watched a BBC Three documentary on BBC iPlayer called Death On Campus: Our Stories. It’s been on iPlayer since 12th November...

International Education Week 2017 – Learning Languages

By: Emily Maybanks From Monday 13th until Friday 17th November 2017, it is International Education Week 2017 #IEW2017. Each year, the British Council encourages the...

International Education Week 2017 – Teaching Languages

By: Emily Maybanks Monday 13th to Friday 17th November 2017 is International Education Week 2017 #IEW2017. Every year, the British Council encourages the celebration of...

World Gone Mad

By Emily Maybanks Talking about how I feel about the new Bastille single called ‘World Gone Mad’, which was released on Thursday 9th November 2017,...

Talking about bereavement

Sharing my experiences of bereavement, through losing my Dad to cancer when I was seventeen, as well as speaking about why bereavement isn’t talked...

National Stress Awareness Day

by Emily Maybanks For more information visit: nationalstressawarenessday If you would like to speak to someone about stress or health and well-being, please contact the Students'...

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...

Foods you’ll fall for: The best places to visit this Autumn...

by Kassy Fox Though the common practice with most students is to just hop to town and jump into the wonderful chaos that is Tesco...

Foods you’ll fall for: The best places to visit this Autumn...

by Annie Harte Turtle Bay is a funky Caribbean themed restaurant which has just opened on Castle Street. It brings chilled vibes, mouth-watering street food...

Cymru ac Arswyd

by Lois Williams Mae llawer o waith gwych o lenyddiaeth Gymraeg, o'r Mabinogi i waith mwy modern Roald Dahl a Dylan Thomas. Ond, genre mwy...

“Adre, adre, am y cynta Hwch Ddu Gwta gipio’r ola”

by Keziah O’Hare Er bod Noson Calan Gaeaf yn draddodiad sy’n mynd yn ôl i’r oed Celtiaid, yn ddiweddar, mae rhan fwyaf o bobl yng...

Review: American Made

by W. B. Kriescher “What a film!” The most recent masterpiece in Tom Cruise’s arsenal of outstanding films, American Made, is about the struggle between...

Netflix Binge: Bates Motel

by Guto Griffiths To keep in line with this frightful time of year, why not watch a prequel to Alfred Hitchcock’s thrilling, Psycho? Psycho is still...

Review: It

by Lauren Lewis Thirty-one years have passed since the first publication of Stephen King’s bestseller IT and finally, the newest adaption of the book has...

Synonym of fear

by Emily Maybanks 31st October 2011… Halloween Young and sweet, I was seventeen Still a child, full of innocence With a craving for independence So much I didn’t but...

Listen to your daughter

by Gemma Woodhouse Humans are weird creatures. Investing years of a child’s life teaching them how to talk, write and draw. Sending them to drama...

What are you working on?

by Gemma Woodhouse Tell us about yourself. My name is Anzelika. I was born in Lithuania, where I have spent most of my life. I came...

Science isn’t Scary

by Gemma Woodhouse Or so we keep saying. But the reality is more and more people are embracing ‘alternative thought’ movements; whether this be anti-GMO,...

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...

Women Graduates Swansea University Society

by Brandi Hill, President WGSUS The Women Graduates Swansea University Society promotes and advocates for women in higher education to progress in academia and achieve...

‘We’ll see how we roll’ : A short guide to Swansea...

by Carys Svendsen By now you’ve probably seen a cart being wheeled around campus and at least 2 people running behind it while somebody inside...

Quidditch: What is it?

by Charlie McLeod I first joined the Swansea Swans Quidditch Team after noticing the stall at Freshers Fayre. I knew quidditch as the sport played...

The Silent Genocide We Don’t Seem to Care About

by Zoya Chishti Myanmar, also known as Burma, is home to over a hundred different ethnic groups. Myanmar is a Buddhist majority nation, with Buddhists...

A Written Tour of Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

by Carys Svendsen Picture the scene: it’s a typical Swansea day and you’re walking into town whilst horizontal rain is striking your already soaked and...

Swansea’s Student Lifesaving Revolution

Students from Swansea University have recruited a remarkable 308 students to the Anthony Nolan stem cell register in the last two years. Swansea University is...

In our nature, in our cities

by Kareemah Malik I have never really been a fan of tall buildings, huge crowds and New York-styled lights. Not a great start for a...

Surviving the money storm

By Jodie Loaring So, you’re just a couple of weeks into your new ocean of liberty, and already there’s a lot of month left at...

What is Being Done to Counteract Rising Mental Health Rates?

Poor mental health is rife amongst young people, yet resources are stretched, leaving young people to deal with an illness that is overwhelmingly hard. YouGov...

Plaid backs out of deal with Welsh Labour

by Shaun Bendle Mere days after ensuring that Welsh Labour’s budget would pass through the Assembly, Plaid Cymru has ended their “compact” co-operation deal with...

Hillary Clinton receives honorary doctorate from Swansea University

by Megan Thomas On Saturday 14th October 2017, Hillary Clinton visited the Great Hall at Swansea University's Bay Campus to receive an honorary doctorate and...

A Festival Fit for a Poet

By Nicola McAndrew If you’re a university student new to Swansea, or have lived here your whole life, you’ll know by now that this seaside...

Review: La Bohème @ Taliesin 8th October 2017

By Lizzie Findley Since La bohème’s operatic debut, there have been countless interpretations of Puccini’s masterpieces, and 2017 brings us the latest adaptation from the...

Emily speaks about Swansea Student Media

Emily Maybanks speaks about Swansea Student Media and how it has helped her develop new skill and confidence.

Emily talks about Il Divo

  Il Divo is a multi-national classical crossover group. There’s Sébastien Izambard who is a French singer-songwriter; Baritone, Carlos Marìn from Spain; Tenor, Urs Bühler...

Review: Sunset Boulevard at Swansea Grand Theatre

By Molly Dowrick "I am big. It's the pictures That got small" I've always been a bit of a theatre luvvie and I've always enjoyed musical theatre,...

Professor Elwen Evans QC Interview

SUTV's Carlos Tseng speaks with Professor Elwen Evans QC, Head of the College of Law at Swansea University
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Professor Richard B Davies interview

SUTV's Carlos Tseng speaks with Professor Richard B Davies, Vice Chancellor or Swansea University.

Wild World – Interpretations of 8 Bastille songs

By Emily Maybanks Talking about my interpretations of eight of my favourite Bastille songs, including Glory - the lyrics of which inspired a piece of...

An interview with Swansea University Graduate, Lauren Putt

Emily Maybanks speaks to former Swansea University student Lauren Putt about life after University; the highs and lows of graduate life, and what she...

The Script: Freedom Child – Important Messages

By Emily Maybanks Irish pop-rock trio The Script have returned with their fifth studio album called Freedom Child which was released on 1st September 2017....

Swansea Fringe Festival highlight review – Swansea Laptop Orchestra

By Tom Emlyn September’s Swansea Fringe Festival was a remarkable affair – a 3-day extravaganza that filled the High Street with music, poetry and comedy....

I Don’t Really Understand Surrealist Comedy: Swansea Fringe Giant Seagull Comedy...

By Rory James My relationship with comedy has always been a bit strange to say the least. That’s not to say that I don’t like...

A World of Welsh Whisky: Swansea Fringe Festival

By Heather Dimmer As part of the Swansea Fringe weekend, I attended a whisky tasting session at the Tech Hub in the Urban Village, just...

World Mental Health Day 2017

Emily Maybanks talks about issues surrounding mental health and touches on her own experiences.

Review: Agatha Christie’s A Murder is Announced

By Ben Larwood & Carys Svendsen ‘The question is: who is going to be murdered?’ As an Agatha Christie newcomer who’s only watched the Doctor Who...

The Horror of a Blockbuster

by Josh Price With Hollywood churning out blockbuster after blockbuster, it is no surprise that the hunt for new directors is in full swing. However,...

So Why Should You Join A Society?

  by Heather Dimmer Freshers Fayre feels overwhelming, they all have membership fees, and you don’t know which ones to choose. Seriously, don’t worry about it....

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...

Believe me…

by Molly Holborn Lesbian. Gay. Bisexual. Transgender. In our generation, we've been accepted more than ever. With severe change progressing over a full 20 years,...

Y Gymdeithas Gymraeg

gan Mari Lois Williams Hoffi cymdeithasu trwy gyfrwng yr iaith Gymraeg? Y Gymdeithas Gymraeg (GymGym) ym Mhrifysgol Abertawe yw'r Gymdeithas i chi ar gyfer Cymry...

World Teachers Day 2017

Emily Maybanks celebrates World Teachers Day 2017 and recalls the teachers and experiences that have made a difference to her life.

A Freshers’ Guide to Culture in Swansea

by Carys Svendsen So you’ve arrived at Swansea and you’re craving a need for a culture adventure but wondering where to go. Fear not, for...

Freshers’ Week Guide

by Pavitra Panditha Leaving home and settling into university life can be both exciting and daunting, especially when having to make new friends in an...

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...

Review: Abba Forever

By Carys Svendsen Now I know what you’re thinking: how could there possibly be a review for a tribute act for one of the most...

Swansea Science Festival

By Heather Dimmer This year’s annual Swansea Science Festival at the Waterfront Museum played host to more than forty exhibits over seven exhibition zones, with...

Swansea Fringe: The Preview Review

By Rory James The Swansea Fringe Festival cometh, and it promises to showcase talented performers, poets, musicians and comedians, all from the local area. The...

Eid Mubarak!: Eid Celebrations at Swansea University

By Rory James On Friday 1st September, Muslims around the world celebrated “Eid Ul Adha”, the “Sacrifice Feast”, which is one of the holiest events...

Preview: ABBA Forever @ Swansea Grand Theatre, 7th September

By Carys Svendsen ABBA – Forever, presented by Sweeney Entertainments, is one of the UK’s leading International tribute shows. It’s enjoyed by  theatre audiences from...

Wolf Alice interview

Xtreme radio's Alex Evans speaks to Theo Ellis and Joff Oddie from Wolf Alice ahead of their show at the Muni Arts Centre. Alex: How...

Twin Town comes home to Singleton Park

By Alex Evans After 20 years, the cast and director of cult Swansea film Twin Town reunited in Singleton Park to celebrate its anniversary. The event...

Xtreme interview with Charli XCX

By Kiera Jones Kiera: Hi, I’m with Charli XCX. Say hi! Charli XCX: Hello K: You’ve just done a fantastic set at Summer ball. How was it?...

15 wonderful words from other languages that relate well to student...

By Emily Maybanks Inspired by reading a book called ‘The Greeks* Had a Word For It. (*and the Russians and the Japanese and the Dutch)’...

Bug Week Invades Oriel Science during May Half-Term, Monday 29th May...

Get up close to cockroaches, giant millipedes, stick insects, maggots and more during Oriel Science’s Bug Week from Monday 29th May to Friday 2nd...

Launch of Gorffennol, the Swansea University History Department Student Journal

By Amy Megson Thursday, 25 May, is the launch of the History Department’s student-led journal, Gorffennol. We would like to welcome students and staff, from...

Success for Swansea Uni Sub Aqua Charity Event

On the 10th May, Swansea University's Sub Aqua club organised a  beach clean and BBQ fundraiser at Swansea Bay. Club member Evie Furness said "We had...

TheVRzone: Swansea’s New Gaming Experience

By Declan Murphy Right above the High Street Arcade near Gamers’ Emporium across from Argos, you’d be forgiven for not noticing this little gem at...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Netflix Binge

By Becky Elms It’s that time of year again; the sun is shining and we poor students are forced to sit inside cramming a whole...

Mindhorn: review

By Rachel Sanders Paying obvious homage to films such as Anchor Man, Mindhorn is a quirky black comedy with enough laughs to make you forget...

A Tale as Old as Time: Beauty & the Beast Review

by William Kriescher Who isn’t a fan of Disney? We all love them. However, when I heard they were making a live action movie of...

Biorhythms with Ballmann: A BBC Radio 6 Interview

Our Music Editor Harry Ballmann was given the opportunity to take part in a radio interview on BBC6 Music with presenter Lauren Laverne, speaking...

Music Reviews: May

By Harry Ballmann Alt J: Relaxer Alternative art-indie trio prove as enigmatic as ever, boasting a musical collective;  surprising their audience with an array of...

Fashion: Where Did It Come From and Where Is It Heading?

By Ellie Thompson As my role as Fashion Editor and undergraduate at Swansea University is coming to an end, I’m looking ahead at what I’m...

Liberation: Year in Review

By Akosua Darko I am proud to have been Waterfront’s first Liberation Editor since 2015. Thank you to everyone who has read my articles and...

Drunken Glory: Inspired by the lyrics of ‘Glory’ by Bastille

By Emily Maybanks We’re lying with our backs against the solid, cold pavement; our heads against the curb, dangerously close to the road. The velvety...

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...

Why I’m proud to be a millennial

By Sarah Harris I am a millennial... Bad news for those of you who were born in the years ranging 1980 to 2000, you are too....

Beetroot, Butterbean & Dill Burgers

By Nathan Lloyd On the subject of ‘the end of uni’, it’s quickly approaching the time when, like turtles looking for a mate, migrating students...

Fan of Craft Beer and Burgers? You Need to Try The...

By Nathan Lloyd American food is equally as easy to nail as it is to mess up monumentally. Hands up, who’s had more than one...

Summer Ball ’17

By Harry Ballmann Swansea Summer Balls understandably aspire better the previous year, and the 2017 ball proves no exception. With a host of live performances,...

How To Plan The Perfect Barbecue

By Heather Wood The temperature is rising, the shops are selling sunglasses and swimsuits. It must be summer. Well almost. The evermore occurring sunshine means...

Gym Gym (Gymdeithas Gymraeg)

by Rebecca Martin, translated by Meg McNab  Ar y 25ain o Fawrth, 2017, fe wnaeth Y Gymdeithas Gymraeg cynnal digwyddiad a oedd yn gwbl newydd...

Reaching Wider

The South and West Wales Reaching Wider partnership offers a range of learning and aspiration raising activities to those living in Communities First areas...

The Ten Types of Students During Exams

By Sarah Harris With the impending dark cloud of exams following everybody around, it’s a familiar reality that those around you will be dealing with...