This year a Swansea University SafeZone will be set up around the centre of Cardiff for the Welsh Varsity. All students are encouraged to download the app prior to 5th April. Instructions can be found on the SafeZone website with login details sent to your student email account two weeks ago.

During the day, the University security team will be in Cardiff to assist with any issues you may have or to respond if any alert is pressed on the SafeZone app.

Have a great and safe Varsity!

 

Thursday March 30th, 2017

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Swansea University’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership (IfEL) and Big Ideas Wales have collaborated to bring in crowdfunding experts to host a FREE workshop which will cover all you need to know on how to use crowdfunding to fund your business.

The ‘Crowdfunding – Access to Funding’ workshop will cover:

  • The basics of crowdfunding
  • How to use a crowdfunding site
  • How to run a successful campaign
  • Show crowdfunding as a viable option to fund your business ideas

FREE buffet lunch provided!

Open to ALL

Date: Wednesday May 3rd 2017

Time: 12.30pm – 2pm

Place: Room 111, School of Management Building, Bay Campus

Don’t miss out on this fantastic workshop – book your FREE ticket now!

Register at: https://crowdfunding-swansea-uni.eventbrite.co.uk

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School of Management students are holding a free class on how to save lives by CPR and using a defibrillator. Heart Foundation Cariad and Swansea University 2nd Year Business students are working together to deliver this class for students.

This will take place on Monday 3rd April at 7pm in SoM 113, Bay Campus, Swansea University.

Attendance is strongly encouraged and all donations are welcome.

We hope to see you all there!

Wednesday March 29th, 2017

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Student Services and Campus Life are organising a Peace Vigil in memory of the attack in Westminster.

It will take place tomorrow, Wednesday 29 March, in front of Fulton Lawn from 2.30pm – 3pm and include a minute’s silence at 2.43pm, the time when the attack happened last week.

This event is for staff, students – anyone who is part of the Swansea University community.  As Kev Child, Director of Student Services, said in his message last week:

The tragic events in London this week are likely to have a devastating impact on our communities at international, national and local levels.  Unfortunately, some of the coverage in the media and on social media is doing nothing to alleviate the rising tensions overseas or at home.

Now more than ever our Swansea University community needs to look to support each other, to understand and be sympathetic to the pressures each of us face as we deal with our own fears, frustrations, confusion and, possibly, anger.

Terrorism aims to divide community cohesion by promoting fear and suspicion of others making groups and individuals vulnerable in many different ways.  Let us not allow that to happen to our precious community here.

Stuart Gray
International Student Experience Coordinator, CampusLife

Tuesday March 28th, 2017

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There will be a Cheese and Wine Tasting evening, with a glass of Cava, and 4 tastings of South African wines, on Friday 31 March, and you’re invited to attend.

There will be live music performances from local performers: Tom Martin and Eleri Angharad.

The event will take place in JCs Bar, on the second floor of Fulton House (Singleton Campus), doors will open at 7pm.

Tickets cost just £5, and all proceeds from the event will go to Mind — for better mental health. Everything’s included in the price of the ticket.

There will be the option for free entry into Tooters, the on-campus night club, for all who attend this event.

Please book in advance (http://swanseasu.nutickets.com/21873), because places are limited for this event.

We hope that you’ll be able to make it!

If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch by sending an e-mail to andrew.pover@swansea-union.co.uk or by calling Swansea University extension 8072.

 

Monday March 27th, 2017

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