Roasted parsnip & brown mustard soup

By Nathan Lloyd So, the evenings are starting to draw in and we’re nearly ready for scarves and mittens. What better way to see in...

Rise of the Masters

By Charlotte Barnfather After already completing three years of studying, meeting deadlines and endless stress over January and summer exams, why are so many students...

Cult classic: House Of Flying Daggers

A 2004 martial arts masterpiece, this is one of my favourite films of all time. Fresh off the back of ‘Hero’ (another masterpiece), director...

Interview: You Me At Six

Waterfront editor Declan Murphy sat down with Josh Franceschi from You Me At Six ahead of their Swansea gig in Brangwyn Hall. Here’s what...

Butternut squash & thyme frikadeller

By Nathan Lloyd A simple twist on the classic dish, made with squash and herbs. You’ll need: Half a roasted butternut squash, de-skinned 1 onion, chopped finely 1 tsp...

Fulton Outfitters

It is almost a tradition to have an item of clothing with your university’s name on, and we all love a keepsake to remind...

Mental health check up

By Shona Johnson Making the move to university isn’t an easy undertaking, even for the most prepared of students. Pair that stress with mental illness...

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...

Nintendo switch it up

After multiple leaks, hints and speculation over the last year, Nintendo have finally announced their new console. The main premise seems to be that the...

Scary stories: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

By Hazel Stabler Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is a film centred around Jake, a young man who, after a tragic family incident, follows...

Home

By Nezere Parkin The rain is beating against the window pane So much force My heart is racing as I receive another blow to my face, my stomach, my...

Vintage vibes

You may have seen or been to the vintage fair that was in university recently, the ‘one stop pop up shop for all your...

Five places to take your parents

By Nathan Lloyd That inevitable phone call comes - “We’ll come and see you! Just before Christmas, we’ll pop down to bring your things home....

United societies: Skate & photography

Swansea University’s Photography and Skate societies recently met up to capture the first skate social of the year. President of the photography society, Princess,...

Chemical spill in Wallace building, Singleton campus

A potentially hazardous chemical spill has caused a number of campus buildings on Singleton campus to be evacuated. Police have confirmed the incident as non-suspicious, however emergency...

Jess Glynne at The Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

Jess Glynne’s fame began with her feature vocals on tracks by Clean Bandit, Tinie Tempah and Route 94. Rather Be with Clean Bandit was...

Stay safe with Safe Zone

Students at Swansea University residences this year are set to get a direct line to security and first aid services, with the launch of...

Welsh students set to receive equivalent of national living wage in...

Welsh students are set to receive a radical overhaul to how student finance is organised at university. Published in Wales on the 27th September...

Swansea University Lectures Scan In To Sit

  Swansea University have recently announced that for the academic year 2016/2017 students for the first time will have to use their student card to...

Swansea University Outsources Counselling Service

From the beginning of the Academic Year Swansea University Wellbeing service will no longer be providing counselling service in house. Instead, counselling will be...

‘To Kill a King’: the President of National Historical Association Delivers...

On 20 August 2016, the Swansea branch welcomed the president of the national Historical Association, Professor Justin Champion, to deliver the President’s Lecture at...

Eddie Izzard – Stand up for Europe

  SU-TV's Lewis Israel interviews Eddie Izzard ahead of his Stand up for Europe talk at the University's Grove Lecture theatre on Saturday 28th May...

#TazTalks – When Taz met Eddie Izzard

#TazTalks to Eddie IzzardPosted by Tasnim Uddin on Saturday, 28 May 2016

HAVE A TRIP COMING UP? GOOD NEWS: TRAVEL MAKES YOU HAPPIER!

By Tim Morizet Happy belated 4th International Day of Happiness everyone! Having been founded in June 2012 by the UN, the first International Day of...

MIKAH MEYER ON HIS WORLD RECORD AND HAPPINESS

By Tim Morizet This week I had the pleasure to talk with self-confessed travel maniac Mikah Meyer, who some of you probably recognise from his...

GET THE LOOK YOU WANT ON A STUDENT BUDGET THIS SUMMER

By Ellie Thompson With spring finally here and summer on its way, now is the time to update your wardrobe. From super natural accessories to...

ALBUM REVIEW: KANO MADE IN THE MANOR

By Jack Spencer Kano’s latest album is his fifth, marking a little over 10 years since he released his début album Home Sweet Home back...

BLOC PARTY: HYMNS

By Jack Spencer Bloc Party Discuss new album Hymns ahead of their forthcoming tour How does your new album HYMNS differ from your previous releases? Has...

HAREEM GHANI ELECTED NUS UK WOMEN’S OFFICER FOR NEXT ACADEMIC TEAR

By Heather Wood The decision to elect the newest NUS UK Women’s Officer was undoubtedly a difficult one. Two candidates, Hareem Ghani and Anna Lee,...

THE PANAMA PAPERS: A DODGY DOSSIER?

By Harry Ballmann Scandal. An word all too familiar to the British public, all we have to do is cast our minds back to Piggate...

CONTROVERSY OVER FIRST BLACK NUS PRESIDENT

By Rhydian Morris NUS national conference made history today by electing their first black student president in its history. Malia Bouattia defeated the incumbent NUS...

NUS WALES TO WORK CONSTRUCTIVELY WITH UKIP

By Rhydian Morris Eyebrows have been raised recently by the NUS Wales 2016 conference decision to back a motion for NUS Wales to work constructively...

NUS VOTES TO BAN YIK YAK ON UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES

By Rhydian Morris NUS sparked controversy this week by a vote at national conference to seek to restrict Yik Yak use on university campuses.  The...

CHARITY ABSEIL FROM SWANSEA UNIVERSITY HALLS OF RESIDENCE

Fancy falling 150ft for Charity? Well we have some good news… This summer, in celebration of Discovery’s 50th Anniversary, two locally based grass roots charities...

CONTROVERSY OVER FIRST BLACK FEMALE NUS PRESIDENT

By Rhydian Morris NUS national conference made history today by electing their first black student president in its history. Malia Bouattia defeated the incumbent NUS...

WELSH VARSITY 2016 TAINTED BY POOR EVENT PLANNING

Varsity this year had all the elements to be an exciting and landmark event in the University calendar, incredible sunny weather, a fantastic cooling...

COPING WITH REJECTION: HOW TO TAKE CHARGE AND TAKE ACTION

By Gareth Hill - Swansea Employability Academy advisor Trying to find the right graduate job for you can be a frustrating experience. With the high...

NUS CREATES FULL TIME TRANS STUDENT OFFICER IN HISTORIC VOTE

By Rhydian Morris Trans students rejoiced today as NUS officially voted to create a full-time Trans officer and autonomous trans campaign at the NUS 2016...

Election results – Your officers 2016/17

A massive congratulations to all those who ran and to those who were appointed. Here is the full list of your new officers for 2016/17.   Full-Time President – Lloyd...

What’s on @ Taliesin – March 2016

Taliesin Arts Centre is your on campus arts hub, providing a range of films, live performances and live stream broadcasts to suit everyone. Live music...

Swansea’s Jade Lewis Does the Business at BUCS Judo Tournament

Last weekend while most people were recovering from a heavy night out and ordering hangover food, Swansea’s Jade Lewis was representing the university by...

Swansea Named Most Beautiful City in United Kingdom

Rhydian Morris Swansea has been named the most beautiful city in the UK in a study conducted by webblinds.com a blinds and curtains company. Swansea...

Burger King Trials Delivery in Swansea

You better start shopping for a size up in your wardrobe this year as Burger King announces it will be extending its home delivery...

Welsh assembly student Hustings

On Tuesday March 1st Politics and International relations society and the Debating society collaborated to hold a night of political debate featuring student representatives...

Campaign Success for Robiu! No More Saturday Exams!

Saturday exams are on the way out following consultations with University colleges. Following a vote held by Education Officer Robiu Salisu’s ‘Saturday Exams Campaign’...

University Mental Health Day

Student mental health is extremely important. Mental illness is most likely to develop between the ages of 18-25, the group that students encompass. It’s not...

Register to Vote!

Rhydian Morris This year sees two important elections for the future of Wales. In May anyone residing in Wales, will be able to vote for...

Should we stay or should we go? The ins and outs...

Harry Ballman In the past two weeks, news coverage of the ‘Brexit’ campaign has spiralled out of control, leaving many overwhelmed and actually quite disinterested...

The Syrian Conflict – Origins & Evolution

Lewis Charles Aleppo, once a contender for Syria’s oldest and most impressive cities, now lies in ruins. The conflict began shortly after a wide series...

Dealing With The Debt Of A University Education

Will Humphrey Debt is one of the major reasons teenagers around the country are reluctant to think of university as the first choice for the...

Islamic Awareness Week

Karsen Breanne For the past few years, Swansea University Islamic Society has been hosting Islamic Awareness Week- a weeklong event dedicated to sharing the true...

March is Women’s month.

Akosua Darko You’ve made mistakes but it’s OK, I have too. I am putting myself out on a limb but I’m learning to love the...

Should We Stay or Should We Go? Students for Europe Society...

Over the last couple of weeks the UK has exploded with talk over our EU status. Should we stay? Should we go? That question...

Women, your day has come! International Women’s Day 2016!

What is International Women’s Day? International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on 8th March. The day is a used a general celebration of women...
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Six Simple Ways to Make the Most of your Work Placement

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Dismay at ‘swanseastudents’ snapchat deletion

Swansea students expressed their dismay this week over the deletion of the popular snapchat sharing group ‘swanseastudents’. The popular image sharing site allows users...

Late Night Bus Service Still Under Threat

This week saw First nearly cut the night bus after a flurry of incidents surrounding the state of buses coming from the town center...

Peace Mala Project Aims to Improve Interaction Between Faith and Cultural...

Peace Mala is a non-profit registered charity initialized in Swansea wit the aim of educating and empower children, young people and adults, and especially...

Are Swansea University and The Students’ Union Really Suppressing Free Speech?

Spiked-online, a libertarian news site, has released its second year of university free speech rankings. Swansea University and its respective student’s union scored the highest...

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...

Uncovering men’s mental health

By Rhydian Morris Modern society has many problems, but one that often goes unadressed is the poor state of male mental health.  This is such...

Swansea Student Media

By Shona Johnson 2015 proved to be a fantastic year for student media at Swansea University. A media co-ordinator was appointed, SU-TV started airing its...

Celebrate LGBT history month, this February

February is LGBT history month, and this year, the LGBT+ Staff Network are organising as series of events to celebrate our history and culture,...

Liberation

By Akosua Darko Dear women, LGBT students, International students, Black students and disabled students - happy new year! Opression has held us back, made us the...

Students’ union Study Aid Success!

By Rhydian Morris The bi-annual tradition of student Study Aid kicked off this January 11th and continued till the end of the exam period on...

Big Bike Day

On Monday 30th November 2015, the Students’ Union hosted ‘The Big Bike Day’, a day totally dedicated to bike care, safety and maintenance. The day...

Holocaust Memorial Day, 27th January

The university will mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Wednesday 27 January, where we will remember the millions who have been murdered or whose lives...

Students risk life by ignoring Meningitis vaccine

Charity Meningitis Now has renewed its call for students to take action to protect themselves from a particularly deadly strain of meningitis this winter,...

Government to scrap maintenance grants for English Students

In a drastic move the Government is to remove maintenance grants for English students. A movement that Prime Minister Cameron ruled out in 2010,“We...

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...

Gamers Unite to Raise Money For Children’s Charity!

On December 5th through to December 6th, SGS (Swansea Gaming Society) will be playing twenty four hours of games to raise money and awareness...

The Christmas Wishlist: Phones, Games and More!

With Christmas just around the corner and the January sales just after that, you’re more than likely going to be greeted with a whole...

Dancers Raise Money For Charity In Their Pyjamas

Between the 16th to the 19th of November, Swansea University Dance Society wore pyjamas in classes to raise money and awareness for Children in...

Strictly Come Dancing Great Success – Dance Society raise over £600...

The SU Dance Society organised their annual “Strictly Come Dancing” event this year. Where seven enthusiastic sport committee members partnered up with seven dance...

Star Wars: Iconic Scenes in Cinema

By Joshua Vaughan It is pretty apparent that Star Wars may just be the most iconic film series of all time; from its generation-defining original...

Getting Reel with Cinema and Co.

By Charlie Trotman Led in by the fairy lights, beer and salted snacks, I discovered Swansea’s most recent venue: an arty cinema located in a...

Life As A Mature Student

Rachel Sanders, a fresher studying English language, discusses what it’s like to be a mature student and discusses the challenges and benefits this life...

Swansea University Equal Access Campaign Asylum Seekers and Refugees Welcome!

By Hamzah Nurgat We have all witnessed the harrowing images of people fleeing terror in conflict areas like Syria and Iraq, people huddled in poorly...

Spending Xmas in Swansea for International Students

By Akosua Darko Whether you are spending three months, a year or the whole duration of your course in Swansea. You should have a little...

Hate Crimes Reported on Campus

Last week Swansea students received a mass email reminding them of the University’s zero tolerance policy to harassment and threatening or discriminatory behaviour of...

Students join Santa to call on University to give Cleaners the...

Students will join trade unions, academics, faith groups and community organisations (and Santa Claus!) at 10:00 on 9th December for a seasonal #LivingWage4Xmas action...

The Union Reports of the NUS Wales Zone Conference with Eyerinmene...

Two weeks ago, the team filled with FTO’S, PTO’S and Wales Delegates attended the NUS Zone conference in Harwich at the top of Wales....

International Day for ‘Elimination of Violence against Women’ in Fulton House

On the 25th of November, it was the international day for the Elimination of violence against women. Upon the UN website, it acknowledges that...

Why Do We Need a Full-Time Women’s Officer ?

Early December, on the 3rd to be exact, I will be delivering a motion I’ve been working on for the past weeks to the...

Swansea University Celebrates 45th Omani National Day

Friday 22nd December saw the Exhibition Inaguration on the 45th Omani National Day at Swansea University, opening the celebrations for a weekend of events...

Students are being warned of the dangers of spiking

Students are being warned of the dangers of spiking after recent incidents were brought to the Students’ Union’s attention in which students reported being...

Swansea’s Wind Street tops list of most crime-ridden area in Wales...

According to police crime data, 506 crimes were committed on or near Wind Street and were reported to the police between January and September...

Jeremy Corbyn visits Swansea Bay Campus

On Thursday 19th November, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, made his first visit to Wales where he toured the faciities of our new Swansea Bay...

Cymraeg: Cyweliad â’ch Swyddog Materion Cymraeg Newydd / English: Get to...

Cymraeg Yr wythnos ddiwethaf, penodwyd myfyrwraig Cymraeg Lauren Evans yn Swyddog Materion Cymraeg. Pleidleisiodd myfyrwyr Abertawe dros swyddogion rhan amser mewn etholiad ar-lein a fydd...

Student Forum: YES or NO?

Situated in the coffee side of JC’s, a small number of the student body gathered for student forum on the 10th of November. Turned...

Lock ‘yer gaff!!!

Students are being asked just to make sure they Lock their Doors and Windows when they leave their accommodation, even if they are just...

Bay store opens after long wait

On Tuesday 27th October, the Tesco express store on Bay campus opened its doors to the public - more than month after most students...

Charity Week 2015

In a packed Islamic society (ISOC) calendar, there is nothing quite as exciting as charity week. Charity week is a fantastic initiative which first...

Your Union FTOs: Full Time Dedication

So we’re over month into the academic year and as a result we’re over a month into the tenures of our FTOs. So what...

Students warned of risk if found without a TV license

Statistics just released from TV Licensing have said 352 18-25 year olds from Swansea, Port Talbot and Neath were caught without a TV license....