|Vice-Chancellor||Professor Richard B Davies|
|Chairman of Council and Pro-Chancellor||Sir Roger Jones|
Swansea University was established by Royal Charter as a constituent institution of the University of Wales in 1920. The University was granted its own degree awarding powers in 2007.
The Singleton Park campus is set back from the beach in acres of parkland.
The Science and Innovation Bay Campus is a 65 acre development on the eastern approach into Swansea, located right on the beach.
The Bay Campus is part of a £450 million project to include the upgrading of the University's Singleton Park estate.
Colleges based at the Bay Campus include the College of Engineering and the School of Management.
Developments at the Singleton Campus include the completion of the new Data Science building, the £9.3 million Farr Institute CIPHER and the £8 million Administrative Data Research Wales (ADRC Wales).
|Academic profile 2015/16 (Source: HEFCW End of Year Monitoring Survey)|
|Total student enrolments||16,350|
|Full-time student enrolments||14,095|
|Sandwich year out student enrolments||290|
|Part-time student enrolments||1,960|
Note: data is subject to rounding.