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Location address: United Kingdom, Swansea
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Swansea University (Welsh: Prifysgol Abertawe) is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. Swansea University was chartered as University College of Swansea in 1920, as the fourth college of the University of Wales. In 1996, it changed its name to the University of Wales Swansea following structural changes within the University of Wales. The new 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.
Swansea University College of Medicine is a medical school on the Swansea University campus with additional teaching centres located throughout South and West Wales, including Cefn Coed, Singleton Hospital and Morriston Hospital in Swansea, Prince Philip Hospital in Llanelli, Withybush Hospital in Haverfordwest and Bronglais Hospital in Aberystwyth. The college also has an extensive network of primary care teaching centres.
Swansea University Students’ Union (Welsh: Undeb Myfyrwyr Prifysgol Abertawe) is the students’ union for Swansea University and is part of the part of National Union of Students of the United Kingdom. The Students’ Union aims to promote the interests of students at the University. It is currently located on the Swansea University campus in Union House, and also has offices in Fulton House- an adjacent building which the university plans to tear down during renovation of the university.