• 22 October 2021
    Swansea University internships: A guide for employers

    Swansea University provides a gateway to a bank of over 20,000 highly talented students and graduates to fill part-time vacancies, graduate roles and work experience placements. We offer short-term, fully-funded internship opportunities and want both your organisation and our interns to get the most out of our work-based learning opportunities. Following these steps will enable this.

  • 1 October 2021
    The Materials and Manufacturing Academy: providing industry-driven postgraduate research training for the engineers of the future

    The Materials and Manufacturing Academy (M2A) commenced in 2015 with the aim of creating the future leaders of Welsh industry through industry sponsored postgraduate research. Here Thomas Lewis, M2A Coatings Project Coordinator, discusses how the academy wants to build on academic-industry partnerships and inject continued innovation into the worlds of research and industry.

  • 1 October 2021
    Celebrating 10 years of the METaL project

    The METaL (Materials and Manufacturing Education, Training and Learning) Project is a work-based learning operation, funded by the European Social Fund through Welsh Government, and is part of the Faculty of Science & Engineering in Swansea University. To celebrate its 10-year anniversary, Professors Dave Penney and James Sullivan, reflect on how the project has progressed from the initial idea to a pan-Wales project which has delivered work-based learning to over 1000 people.

  • 24 September 2021
    The blue economy and the sustainable use of ocean resources

    The ocean is a very complex environment, and the main aim for the marine energy sector is to design the most cost-effective energy capture device for this environment: one that requires minimal intervention maintenance to deliver good performance. No one organisation has all the answers to the questions that need answering, so collaboration is essential to the continuing success of this industry. Here we discuss how the University is helping the industry achieve its goals.

  • 6 September 2021
    New Installation at Swansea University provides unique UK analytical capability to detect a much broader range of organic substances within solids and liquids

    We are pleased to announce the arrival of a new and unique UK analytical capability that offers a ‘step change’ in measurement, with the potential to detect a much broader range of organic substances (including isomers) within solids and liquids

  • 14 June 2021
    Working collectively to ensure a bright and prosperous post-pandemic future

    Over the last two years, organisations across every sector have grappled with the dual impacts of Brexit and a global pandemic. Here, Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Boyle considers Swansea University’s role in the recovery of our region and nation, and the opportunities for greater collaboration between universities and industry partners in the months and years to come.

  • 17 May 2021
    Graduate Support Programme for Employers

    At Swansea University we are committed to helping your organisation succeed in the current global economic climate. We want to support you in finding the best talent, and provide a gateway to our bank of over 20,000 students and graduates.

  • 21 January 2021
    £4m research funding boost for Welsh manufacturing sector

    Manufacturing businesses across Wales can remain at the forefront of innovation, thanks to £4 million of EU funding announced by the Welsh Government.

  • 20 October 2020
    £2000 grants for Internship Providers

    At Swansea University we are committed to helping your organisation succeed in the current global economic climate. We want to support you in finding the best talent, and provide a gateway to our bank of over 20,000 students and graduates. 

  • 11 September 2020
    Research & Innovation activity accelerates through Global Pandemic

    This year has produced a few challenges and thrown up some curve balls for us all, with BREXIT and the rapidly approaching transition period deadline, sector wide student recruitment challenges and the global COVID-19 pandemic to name but a few. Here Ceri Jones, Director of Swansea University’s Research, Engagement and Innovation Services (REIS) talks about what Swansea University has done in light of these challenges and how we can continue to support businesses in the months to come.

  • 8 September 2020
    Could a virtual internship enhance your organisation?

    Are you an employer? Do you have a full or part-time project that could be managed virtually? If so, Swansea University could help you.

    Swansea University provides a gateway to a bank of over 20,000 highly talented students and graduates to fill part-time vacancies, graduate roles, and work experience opportunities.

    In light of the current climate, we have recently made the move towards virtual internships.

  • 11 May 2020
    ASTUTE 2020 - Celebrating 10 years of working in collaboration with the manufacturing industry

    This month, the ASTUTE partnership is celebrating a huge milestone with 1st May marking 10 years of successful operation, engagement with over 500 companies, and support to more than 370 businesses across Wales to address manufacturing challenges.

  • 3 February 2020
    What is ASTUTE 2020 and how can it help welsh manufacturers?

    Future Manufacturing Technologies are a priority for the manufacturing sector’s competitiveness and this is a critical time for identifying and exploiting opportunities. With this in mind ASTUTE 2020, a multi-university partnership led by Swansea University, can help manufacturers in Wales boost their innovation, research and success. 

  • 26 November 2019
    How SPECIFIC at Swansea University can help businesses save money and the environment

    One of the greatest challenges facing businesses today is to find ways of working more sustainably in line with global concerns. Swansea University is at the forefront of developing sustainable technologies that can help put your business ahead of the competition, saving money and the environment.

  • 23 October 2019
    What is the Circular Economy and what does it mean for your organisation?

    As the world aims to move towards a more sustainable approach to resource management the ‘Circular economy’ is often cited. The concept means different things to many people so here Dr Gavin Bunting, Deputy Director for Innovation and Engagement in the College of Engineering explores what the Circular Economy is, what role Swansea University is playing to develop the concept in Wales and how you can implement the principles into your organisation.