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Swansea University's Student Charter

Here at Swansea, you are part of a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive University. A positive student experience relies on a successful partnership between the University, the Students’ Union and most integrally you, our students. You are incredibly important to us – so we want to do everything we can to enhance your time at Swansea. We are committed to supporting you to ensure you reach your full potential.

This Student Charter was created to outline and reinforce our commitments to you, and the role and responsibilities that you have in making the most of your time at Swansea. It was produced in partnership between our students, the Students’ Union and the University’s Student Partnership & Engagement Team and highlights specific pledges of all our staff and students. We can all play our part in creating a supportive, inclusive, and bright learning environment. This Charter embodies the principles that will help make your time at Swansea even more worthwhile.

Our Student Charter aims to:

  • explain in simple terms what every student can expect from the University
  • outline what is reasonably expected of students by the University
  • explain where and how the Students' Union supports both the University and students to enhance the student experience
  • highlight our joint commitment to enhancing the student experience
  • be a valuable reference-point for our students to help them access a range of information that will help them throughout their studies

Learning, Teaching and Employability

Safeguarding and Inclusivity

Wellbeing and Staying Healthy

Please note that this section is subject to change at short notice as and when public health issues arise. Any changes will be communicated by email.

Communicating with Each Other

Student Voice and Student Experience

Welsh Language Support

Doing the Right Thing

The Student Charter is reviewed and updated annually with staff and students at the Student Advisory Forum. The Student Charter is disseminated annually to students and staff via email, online and at inductions/academic tutor meetings, to ensure the whole student body and staff are informed and engaged.

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If you have any questions about the Student Charter, please contact the Student Partnership and Engagement Team or the Students’ Union.

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