Welfare@CampusLife are excited to bring you, ‘Skills for Life – teaching you the things you really need to know’. 

We plan to run a series of life skills courses over the year that will give you the opportunity to make new friends, increase your self-esteem as well as making you more independent and resilient.

Here’s a list of the courses we are running in November and you can expect other courses such as photography, art, domestic skills, cycling maintenance, navigation and water safety in 2018.

  • Barista training
  • First-aid
  • Self-defence
  • Money Management
  • Basic Vehicle Maintenance
  • Communicating Across Cultures

Facebook Linkgoo.gl/wg6PLc or @CampusLife SU

Ticket Linkhttps://www.fatsoma.com/campus-life

Monday October 30th, 2017

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The new facility will enhance the student experience by offering a flexible space in which you can study, meet, socialise and get creative – either individually or as groups and societies.

With the newly refurbished space set to open in early 2018, we are keen to hear your views about how you might want to use it.

We’ll be in the Singleton Park Library on Wednesday 1 November to talk to you about the new facility and to hear your feedback – please drop in and see us at any time between 11am and 2pm.

We look forward to seeing you!

Estates & Facilities Management

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Swansea University will once again feature as the only Welsh hub for Being Human and will share with Nottingham the proud distinction of being named a festival hub for three consecutive years. The other festival hubs are Queen’s Belfast, Dundee & Glasgow.

With a theme of ‘Lost & Found’, this year’s celebration of the humanities is taking place nationally from 17th – 25th November 2017.

The festival, now in its fourth year, is led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London, in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council and the British Academy.

Our Welsh hub, ‘Voices, Faces and Places’, features creative and interactive activities on a diverse range of subjects.  Browse our list of events below, and book your FREE place now!

We want your Welsh! (Welsh medium event)

Siarad Cymraeg? If so, then come along to Tŷ’r Gwrhyd, Pontardawe, and become a film critic for the afternoon!

Egyptian Mummy meets Demons:  Voices, Faces and Faraway Places

Come along for a family friendly fun packed morning where Swansea University expert Dr Kasia Szpakowska will transport you to the magical realm of mummies and friendly and menacing demons!

Bay of Plenty: Stories of the City, Campus and Culture

Come along to this family-friendly event exploring the 100-year history of Swansea University. Hear stories about the University and city, dress up in 1920s clothes and robes, and have fun recreating Swansea University’s oldest building, Singleton Abbey!

Football Fever – Jonny Owen & ‘Don’t Take Me Home’

Join us for a special screening of Don’t Take Me Home which documents the Welsh national football team’s incredible run to the semi-finals of the 2016 European Championships.

Wales/Cymru, Refugees, Voices, (Hi)stories

What does it mean to travel to Wales as a refugee and settle on a more permanent basis? How have refugees’ voices and (hi)stories been interpreted / understood?

My Family and Empire

Do you have a family story connected to the British Empire? Or are you simply interested in learning more?

Making Faces: Beauty Lost and Found

Come along and discover the fascinating world of the face, from medieval beauty regimes to the disfiguring effects of work, from historic dental routines to the changing attitudes towards spectacles.

Voices for Today

Is literature the most powerful means we have for recording and exploring lived experience? Can fiction, poetry or memoir capture the tumultuous times we live in?

An Evening of Poetry with Simon Armitage and Daljit Nagra

Join us for this rare dynamic double-bill of two award-winning poets. As well as being two of the most exciting and relevant poets in the UK today Simon Armitage, Oxford Professor of Poetry, and Daljit Nagra, Poet in Residence for Radio 4, are also experienced broadcasters.

Multilingual Swansea – a Celebration!

Swansea has a rich variety of language communities, dialects, accents, alphabets and scripts. How much of this can be captured in pictures?

Pieces of a Jigsaw’:  Portraits of Artists and Writers in Wales

Join us for the book launch and exhibition of a unique collection of portraits from the Welsh arts scene taken by Bernard Mitchell.

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When & Where:

Crymlyn Burrows Site of Special Scientific Interest

Meet at the board walk behind the Great Hall

Wednesday 1st November at 12pm

All Are Welcome!

Many Thanks,

Sustainability Team


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Let us terrify your tastebuds this Halloween.

Treat yourself on Tuesday 31 October to a mini cauldron-full of our poltergeist pumpkin soup, followed by a generous helping of spooky spag bol; then finish up with a big slice of trembling transylvanian tart! 

 Tuesday 31st October       

Fusion Café on Singleton Park Campus & the Core at the Bay.

11Am to 2.30pm (3.30 IN The CORE)

 Take a look at the full fiendishly fabulous Halloween menu here.



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