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...

Find your ROOT to good health

We all know student life is full on. From the pre drinks to the almighty weekly "sesh" and studying in between, it is a...

A Day With CSI – Discovery Student Volunteering Swansea

Gemma Maguire is a volunteer on Discovery’s COP Project working with South Wales Police on crime reduction and awareness raising campaigns in student residential...

Swansea Stands up to Donald 

Hundreds gather in Swansea to show solidarity to Refugees and minorities that President Trump has threatened.  All around the United Kingdom, citizens picked up their...

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...

Hiraeth

By Megan McNab Beth sy’n dod i’ch meddwl pryd ydych yn gweld eisiau cartref? Efallai’r bryniau gwyrdd sy’n estyn ym mhob cyfeiriad. Neu awel y...

Swansea food: cheap & easy

By Heather Wood In the finale of Planet Earth 2 last year we saw the team exploring the new habitat providing an urban area for...

Armenian stuffed peppers

By Nathan Lloyd You’ll need: 5-6 medium/large red bell peppers, charred For the filling: 80g of cooked rice (per person) 1/2 fried courgette, chopped finely  (I used some from...

The vinyl revival

By Harry Ballmann I’m going make the case for vinyl and it’s pure procedural brilliance. It is a package. It is a ceremony. It is...

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...

Valentine’s day binge watch: House of Cards

by Becky Elms Now, I am aware this isn’t the most romantic choice but it is a convincing argument that the House of Cards release...

Going Dutch – My Adventures in the land of the bikes,...

By Lauren Putt It’s hard to believe that over a year ago I was getting ready to embark on my third year abroad in Nijmegen,...

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...

Are remakes going backwards?

By Joshua Price Hollywood’s recent trend of churning out one remake after another is a big discussion within the industry right now. What does it...

Alternative film picks for Valentine’s day

Make love weird with ‘Amelie’ By Rachel Sanders ‘On September 3rd 1973, at 6:28pm and 32 seconds, a bluebottle fly capable of 14,670 wing beats a...

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),...

FTO interviews: The halfway point

By Declan Murphy With elections on the horizon I had the chance to sit down with four of the FTOs and ask them a few...

Croeso Lounge: A Real Gem For The New Mumbles Waterfront

By Nathan Lloyd and Heather Wood The adventurous bar group, Loungers, has opened another venue in Swansea. Located in the centre of town overlooking the...

The Space Oddity: A reflection a year on from the death...

By Harry Ballmann 10th January, 2016. The exact day that light slowly bled into the darkness. The enigmatic king of pop was lost into space,...

Interview: Fickle Friends

  By Ffion White Two years after dropping their debut track ‘Swim’ online, Fickle Friends are taking the music world by storm. I caught up with...

Review & interview: Vant @ Hoyfest

By Alex Evans VANT headlined Hoyfest at the Gates Art centre in Cardiff, on Saturday 19th November and brought their trademark energy to their show. VANT...

Pixies at The Motorpoint: An undeniably indie affair

The Pixies shouldn’t be seen as little creatures with wings, rather, a formidable indie rock band who essentially define the kind of garage rock...

RY X interview

Waterfront’s Harry Ballmann spoke to the rising contemporary downtempo singer songwriter RY X on his upcoming tour, the art of being succinct and playing...

cult classic: space jam

By Joshua Price The world was a very different place in 1996. It was a time when Nicolas Cage was able to win an Oscar,...

binge watch: gilmore girls

November 25th, the day every Gilmore fan has been waiting for, Netflix has released a four-part event ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’....

the art and the artist

By Joshua Price Given that awards season is now well underway many film fans will already be placing bets on or speculating who will take...

trychineb aberfan

Pumdeg mlynedd yn ôl, ar yr 21ain o Hydref, 1966, daeth tirlithriad erchyll i lawr ar Ysgol Gynradd Pantglas a wnaeth crynu holl bentref...

i,daniel blake

“I am a citizen, nothing more, nothing less”. Where to start? You’ve all heard the news surrounding this film. ‘That’s the one about benefits, yeah?’,...

the secrets of simplicity

‘Hamburg Demonstrations’ by Pete Doherty Turning up to Clouds Hill Recordings studio unannounced is only really going work if you carry as much talent and musical...

interview: local natives

Waterfront’s Harry Ballmann caught up with Local Native’s lead singer Taylor Rice, talking about coming of age and what it is to make music. Do...

what world am i living in?

Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States of America, Brexit wins, far right movements across Europe are rising and winning because...

Staying safe

By Robin Benson The past few years have unfortunately seen a large increase in Sexual Assaults across Universities in Wales. At Swansea University, we are...

i will not be defeated

By Sarah Harris Accepting that I needed help for depression was one of the most challenging things I have ever done: I’ve struggled with various...

Mulled cherry tarts

These cherry tarts are a quick and easy way of pleasing guests and delivering the kind of low effort, maximum impact impression we all...

Got a problem? just ASC

By Cerys Humphries Since the beginning of the term, Swansea University has been buzzing with change. There’s new departments, new events, and sometimes it can...

Edible presents

‘Tis the season for giving, but let’s be honest none of us have any money and what we do have goes on food. Heather...

christmas in copenhagen

By Nathan Lloyd The semester is nearly done and things are beginning to feel a bit more festive. Parties have become a little more mulled...

changing of the seasons

With Summer waving goodbye for another year and Winter taking its place, it’s time to get out the scarves, jumpers and woolly hats once...

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....

the art society: life drawing

By Hazel Stabler This year, a whole host of new societies have already become some of the most successful and incredible this university has ever...

shoreline theatre: waiters needed

Waiters Needed was a wonderful set of three one act plays encapsulating the audience and giving us a night of laughter, more laughter and...

Interview: stevie walters

Stevie Walters, a Swansea University Alumna, tells us how Dezrez Legal are using Swansea University Employability Academy’s Work Placement Programmes to find their next...

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...

US election: all nighter @ JCs

With more than 350 people attending on the Facebook event, JCs was full to the brim as it hosted the US Election All Nighter...

SEA: check out employment zone’s new digital jobs board

Looking for a graduate job? Want a work placement? Need a part-time job? Use SEA Employment Zone’s new digital jobs board. Employers are waiting for your applications! myuni.swan.ac.uk/employmentzone/ Employment...

Interview: RY X

Waterfront’s Harry Ballmann speaks to the rising contemporary downtempo singer songwriter RY X on his upcoming tour, the art of being succinct and playing...

Las Iguanas New Winter Menu

By Nathan Lloyd & Heather Wood Myself and Heather were invited by the Swansea branch of Las Iguanas to try out their new Winter menu....

Very British Year Abroad Problems

While on a year abroad in Geneva, Switzerland and Forlì, Italy, Emily Maybanks found herself feeling very British and it inspired her to write a list of...

Ten things I’ve learnt about Canada in ten days

English Literature student Molly Dowrick writes about first impressions of her study abroad year at Trent University Peterborough in Ontario, Canada.  Canadians are friendly -...

Leonard Cohen dies, aged 82

It pains me deeply to report the death of musician, novelist and poet, Leonard Cohen. He passed away peacefully in his Los Angeles home...

Taliesin Arts Centre

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...

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...

Swansea Uni Feminist Society

Do you believe in equality of men and women? Yes? Congratulations, you’re a feminist! No, we’re not talking about those dreaded feminazis that The...

New societies for 2016

By Hazel Stabler Fresher’s fayre is over, the tent has been brought down, and lectures have begun. And yet, the time for joining new societies...

Inspirational Graduations

By Rachel Sanders This summer I had the privilege of being a part of the graduation ceremonies taking place in the shiny new Great Hall...

Album review: Head Carrier by The Pixies

By Daniel Coleman Head Carrier is evidence that bands are able to produce quality albums long past ‘their prime’ Returning with an album of catchy...

Top five places for breakfast in Swansea

By Heather Wood Zinco Lounge 24 Princess Way, Swansea SA1 5HE ££ Zinco Lounge is a relaxed atmosphere, full of character. A large restaurant, decorated with different tables,...

Top 5 Places to go to drink coffee

By Nathan Lloyd Congratulations, you’ve made it to week - what week is this again? Whatever. You’ve made it this far. While the weather’s been...

Marathon woman

A Swansea University Masters student has been working towards the goal of one marathon a week or 52 marathons this year. Laura Fiteni, a...

Advice for your final year

By Roberta Attuquayefio ‘Record numbers of students are beginning university this term, making the big emotional step of a new independent life, with many living away...

Interview: Eats everything

Eats has established himself as one of the most professional and internationally accepted DJs to rise from the UK, arguably since Fatboy Slim and...

Music reviews November 2016

Mac Miller: The Divine Feminine - 9/10 The Divine Feminine will certainly help to establish Mac Miller as an intelligent and popular musician. Already, the likes...

Why I won’t be watching Doctor Strange

By Michael Fraser The Marvel Cinematic Universe has grown from the humble beginnings of the first Iron Man film into one of the most famous,...

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...

Scan & sit: far from perfect

My first day back in a lecture hall after a year and a half away from Swansea and my lecturer promptly announces, “Big Brother...

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...