Welcome to Swansea!

Swansea University is a popular destination for Nigerian students and we have a large friendly community of students from all over Nigeria.


Swansea is ranked in the UK Top 25 Universities (The Guardian University Guide 2023) and 86% of the University's overall research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2021).

We are Ranked Top in Wales (The Guardian University Guide 2023) and are a dual campus University. Both of our campuses are set on seafront locations, close to the city centre with a good balance of student life and study environment.

Swansea has a low cost of living, with average rent prices 68% lower than London (Numbeo, 2023). We are also a UK Top 7 Safest City (Complete University Guide, 2024).

We provide students with support to achieve their academic excellence. Students can take advantage of services available through the Centre for Academic Success to improve their skills free of charge.

Our dedicated Employability Academy provides advice and access to jobs and work experience placements for our students and graduates. 

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Morayo Olayiwade Kudehinbu

"I feel ecstatic. I worked hard to become who I am today, and for a reputable learning institution like this to recognise my hard work"

Morayo's Success Story
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Oluwaseun Ayode Osowobi

Honoured as the TIME 100 Next, Commonwealth Young Person of the Year.

Oluwaseun's Success Story
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Faisat Oyetoun Oshilalu

"The first thing I love most about Swansea is the people".

Faisat's Success Story
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Olisah Moses Chijioke

"I would highly recommend Swansea University as it’s one of the best in the UK."

Olisah's Success Story
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Oluwafunmibi Ijaiyemakinde Michael

"I love the diversity in nationality that exist at Swansea University"

Oluwafunmibi's Success Story

Kelechi's Swansea Story

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