Swansea University

Swansea University, Sketty, Swansea, United Kingdom

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Swansea University (Welsh: Prifysgol Abertawe) is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. It was chartered as University College of Swansea in 1920, as the fourth college of the University of Wales and in 1948 became the first campus university in UK. In 1996, it changed its name to the University of Wales Swansea following structural changes within the University of Wales. The title of Swansea University was formally adopted on 1 September 2007 when the University of Wales became a non-membership confederal institution and the former members became universities in their own right.

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Motto: Gweddw crefft heb ei dawn (Technical skill is bereft without culture)

Endowment: £5.7M (2015)

Administrative staff: 1187

Students: 16,020 (2014/15)

Undergraduates: 13,465 (2014/15)

Postgraduates: 2,555 (2014/15)

Male students 51 : 49 Female students

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