22 October 2021Swansea 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 2021The 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 2021Celebrating 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 2021The 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 2021New 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 2021Working 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 2021Graduate 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.