Update on University services during the two week ‘fire-break’: Following the Welsh Government announcement on Monday of the two week ‘fire-break’, we would like to reassure you that there are no changes to teaching at Swansea University.  

We remain committed to ensuring students have access to our services, however there will be a slight change to some of our opening hours due to Government regulations during this time. 

Please find a full update of services and opening times below. 

LIBRARY 

Please find information on bookable spaces and opening times online. 

CATERING & RETAIL 

Costcutter – Singleton 

Open as usual: Monday-Friday 8am-10pm, Saturday & Sundays 9am-10pm  

Tesco – Bay Campus 

Open as usual: 6am – midnight daily  

Kitchen Click and Collect 

Open at Singleton and the Bay Monday to Friday, 8am – 6pm for collection and 8am – 3pm for delivery. Full information online here. 

The Kitchen, Singleton Park Campus and Fusion Counter in the Core, Bay Campus 

Hot food takeaway service available from 8am – 2.30pm, Monday to Friday. 

*Please note Callaghans on Singleton Park Campus and Costa @ The College on Bay will close for the duration of the Firebreak. 

Visit the catering webpages

TRAVEL 

Bus travel will be affected during the Firebreak, however the 8 and 10 Campus to Campus services will continue to run as per the current timetable. 

Other services will be affected including X1, X5 and 38 which will run at hourly intervals between the Quadrant Bus station and Bay Campus – you can find out more on First Cymru’s covid-19 webpage. 

Park and Ride services will be closed for the duration of the Firebreak. Info is available on Swansea Council’s webpage 

Keep an eye on our bus travel webpage for everything you need to know during this time.

WELFARE SERVICES 

Students’ Union Advice and Support Centre available remotely. 

Email: advice@swansea-union.co.uk 

Phone: 01792 295 821 

You can also send us a request for us to contact you via your preferred method using our Contact form. 

Zoom drop-ins: 9.30-12pm every Monday, Wednesday and Fridays here, where you will enter into a digital waiting room until one of our advisors is free to speak with you. 

Wellbeing Service 

Please find information on the Wellbeing Request Form on our web pages  

Togetherall 

Togetherall provides an anonymous online community as well as access to useful resources and tailored self-help courses covering topics such as anxiety, stress, sleep, weight management, depression and many more. Togetherall is monitored by professionally trained Wall Guides to ensure safety and anonymity so you can express yourself freely and openly. 

To access Togetherall please visit https://account.v2.togetherall.com/registerand register for free using your university email address. 

If you feel that you urgently need help with your difficulties, it is important that you contact your GP, visit your nearest hospital emergency department or call NHS Wales on 111 to access any statutory care and support you may need. 

For a full list of support available please see our Mental Health Resources During COVID-19 

SPORTS 

All sports facilities will be closed from 6pm Friday 23rd October to Monday 9th November. Facilities will reopen on 9th November. Sessions will need to be pre-booked online. If you have any queries please email: sports-village-admin@swansea.ac.uk. During the Firebreak there will be a range of activities and sessions available online. 

For the most up-to-date information on sports facilities follow @sportswansea on social media or visit the facilities webpages. 

For more information relating to COVID-19 please check out dedicated web pages. Please remember to respect Government regulations during this time and help protect yourself and the community around you. 

Wednesday October 21st, 2020

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