PlasticThe Big Plastic Count is the UK’s biggest ever investigation into household plastic waste created by our friends at Greenpeace and Everyday Plastic to understand how much plastic we’re using in the UK and what’s really happening to it.

The Big Plastic Count will uncover the truth about how much household plastic we throwaway, and how much is really recycled. The nation will come together to count their plastic waste for one week in May and the new evidence will be crucial to convince the government, big brands and supermarkets to finally take ambitious action on plastic packaging.  (more…)

Monday May 16th, 2022

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Exam busesFrom 9th of May to 1st of June 2022, special free exam coaches will pick up from the Bay Campus (bus bays opposite Computational Foundry Building) and drop off at the exam venues:

  • Brangwyn Hall – Drop off point – Slip Bridge
  • Swansea Bay Sports Park (Sports Hall) – Drop off point bus stop on Sketty Lane
  • Singleton Campus – Drop off point – Front of Fulton House

The coaches will leave Bay Campus at the following times:

Coach from Bay Campus: 8.30am
Morning exam start time: 9.30am

Coach from Bay Campus: 1pm
Afternoon exam start time: 2pm

Coaches will return to Bay Campus from Singleton Park Campus (Front of Fulton House) at 12.30pm and 4pm. (more…)

Friday May 6th, 2022

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swell

The last 6 months have flown by!

Since we relaunched SWell to staff and students in October, you’ve managed to save 59,600 kg CO2 – the equivalent to 60 return flights from London to New York.

Here are some key stats from your positive actions:

  • 8,908 meat free days
  • 6,566 disposable cups and bottles saved
  • 32,689,765 steps recorded
  • 26,855 miles travelled sustainably

Click here to learn about our sustainability story and how you can help us build it!

Wednesday April 13th, 2022

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Person riding a Santander bicycleWe appreciate these have been challenging times for everyone, and that we all need a bit of a wellbeing boost!

So as a special offer, for this year only, we’re making Santander Cycles annual memberships free to Swansea University students!

The bikes are great for travelling from campus to campus and getting about town, and they’re so convenient and easy to use. (more…)

Monday April 4th, 2022

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Did you know over 2 million tonnes of the food that goes to waste each year is still edible? That’s enough for 1.3 billion meals! The Community Fridge is a great way to reduce this waste, whilst also helping people to access fresh food and tackle food poverty. (more…)

Tuesday March 15th, 2022

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