Swansea University Rugby League team is the oldest Amateur Rugby league club in Wales that is still established dating back to 1977, their nickname the War-pigs has seen them compete in some fantastic games over the years. the 2017 season saw the Warpigs compete in the BUCS (British university & Colleges Sport) Premier which is the highest level a university can compete in. the club is coached by staff from South Wales only Professional Rugby League team, the West Wales Raiders.
Swansea University is a research-led university that has been making a difference since 1920. The University community thrives on exploration and discovery, and offers the right balance of excellent teaching and research, matched by an enviable quality of life.
The University has enjoyed a period of tremendous growth, and we have achieved our ambition to be a top thirty research University, soaring up the 2014 Research Excellence Framework league table to 26th in the UK from 52nd in 2008.
Additionally, an ambitious Campus Development Programme is well underway – one of the largest knowledge economy projects in the UK and within the top five in Europe.
It involves the creation of the Bay Campus, a brand new £450 million development on the eastern approach to the city, together with the transformation of our existing Singleton Park Campus.
Swansea's multicultural dual-campus community provides a global perspective and opportunities to gain skills that last a lifetime.
True to the vision of its industrial founders in 1920 Swansea University will:
Provide an environment of research excellence, with research that is world-leading, globally collaborative and internationally recognised;
Deliver an outstanding student experience, with research-led and practice-driven teaching of the highest quality that produces global graduates educated and equipped for distinguished personal and professional achievement;
Use its research strength, collaboration with industry and global reach, to drive economic growth, foster prosperity, enrich the community and cultural life of Wales and, contribute to the health, leisure and well-being of its citizens.