Purple DiscoveryTry your hand at volunteering, no commitment, no expectations, just give it a go.

Discovery has a week of one-off volunteering, training and webinars. You can try out volunteering either in person or online whilst building up your skills and meeting new people.

Check out all the activities on offer here: www.discoverysvs.org 

Book activities here: https://www.fatsoma.com/discoverysvs    

You do not need to be a registered volunteer with Discovery to sign up and activities are open to both students and staff at Swansea University.

If you have any questions email discovery@swansea.ac.uk 

 

Friday October 15th, 2021

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What is Shwmae Su’mae Day?

  • An opportunity to celebrate the Welsh language in your community, workplace or school/university.
  • It aims to encourage the people of Wales to start every conversation with “Shwmae” or “Su’mae”.
  • Before long, a single Shwmae or Su’mae will turn into hundreds and thousands of greetings throughout the year

Who can get involved?

  • It is open to everyone, of all ages, from all parts of Wales.
  • Umbrella organisation, Dathlu’r Gymraeg, leads the activities but the day belongs to everyone who has an interest in seeing the Welsh language thrive.
  • Whether a non-Welsh speaker, learner or fluent in Welsh – whatever your ability, the day is something we can celebrate together.

Swansea University is proud to be a bilingual university. Our student, staff and the public have the right to use their Welsh.

Make sure that you understand these rights under the Welsh Language Standards.

Academi Hywel Teifi is the Welsh-language powerhouse of the University, and is responsible for developing opportunities for students

to study elements of their course through the medium of Welsh.

They are also home to the Learn Welsh Swansea Bay

centre, and the Welsh department itself.

The Welsh language belongs to us all. Give it a go!

www.shwmae.cymru

@ShwmaeSumae

https://www.facebook.com/ShwmaeSumae/

#ShwmaeSumae

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Smiling student holding a tablet computerJoin our Flash Mentoring scheme and make your CV and job applications shine!

Places are limited so sign up today.

As a mentee you will benefit from:

  • Advice tailored to you from (friendly) experienced, professional alumni.
  • Learn how to enhance your CV and write winning job applications.
  • Boost your skills and experience.
  • Discover what recruiters are looking for.
  • Maximise your chance of finding that dream job.

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Tuesday October 12th, 2021

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If you have been identified as a close contact and are exempt from isolation, (in accordance with Welsh Government and TTP) it is a University requirement that you do not attend campus or University organised activity.

Students must not attend University activity on or off campus, including learning and teaching, research, social activity and events.

This applies when you know that you are a close contact i.e. you live with someone who has tested positive or, you are contacted by NHS Wales TTP teams, either by phone, email or text.  It does not apply to the notifications provided by the NHS COVID app. If you receive a notification from the NHS COVID app, please follow the Welsh Government guidance on isolation.  The following links provide more information on contact tracing in Wales Contact tracing: your questions | GOV.WALES

Students are required to inform myunisupport@swansea.ac.uk when identified as a close contact.

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National Hate Crime Awareness Week encourages organisations affected by hate crime to work together to tackle local hate crime; it is marked from 9th October to 16th October. It aims to unite people to stand in solidarity with those affected by hate crime, remember those we have lost, and support those who need ongoing support. (more…)

Monday October 11th, 2021

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