Swansea University is a public research university. It currently offers about 330 undergraduate courses and 120 post-graduate courses to 16,020 undergraduate and postgraduate students. It was chartered as University College of Swansea in 1920, as the fourth college of the University of Wales and in 1948 became the first campus university in the UK. In 1996, it changed its name to the University of Wales Swansea. The 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.
Fujitsu is a global information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Fujitsu in the UK & Ireland is funding its first Innovation Hub in Swansea to support Talent Bank Wales and the future generations.
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board was formally created on 1 October 2009 when ABM University NHS Trust formally merged with the Local Health Boards of Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend. The Health Board covers a population of approximately 500,000 people and has a budget of £1.3 billion. The Health Board employs approximately 16,000 members of staff, 70% of whom are involved in direct patient care.
Hywel Dda University Health Board provides healthcare services to a total population of around 372,320 throughout Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. It provides Acute, Primary, Community, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities services via General and Community Hospitals, Health Centres, GP's, Dentists, Pharmacists and Optometrists and other sites
Life Sciences Hub Wales, based in Cardiff Bay, is the focal point for the sector in Wales – stimulating interaction, innovation, networking and collaboration.
GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. The company provides medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, drug discovery, bio pharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance solutions services.
OCR is a leading UK awarding body operating a not-for-profit organisation. OCR develops qualifications in partnership with teachers, industry leaders and government to support education in ways which enable all learners to reach their full potential
GlaxoSmithKline is a British pharmaceutical company. GlaxoSmithKline Plc operates as a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. It operates in three primary areas of business: Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare
ARCH (A Regional Collaboration for Health) is a unique collaboration project between the three partners of Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, Hywel Dda University Health Board and Swansea University.
Gower College in collaboration with the Institute of Life Science Swansea University and the Regional Learning Partnership has conducted research into the skills needs of the Life Science sector. The college is currently developing new curricula to respond to the evidence of need.
Young Scientists Journal celebrates the scientific and creative thinking of young scientists aged 12 -20, and encourages them to share their love of science by communicating their ideas, research and opinions with other young scientists around the world.
They give young scientists the tools in science communication for a great career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), ready to solve tomorrow’s toughest questions and solve real world problems. This is achieved through the online scientific journal.
The journal is run from across the globe entirely by young scientists for young scientists. They publish genuine original research at the forefront of science; the best articles are selected and printed into a twice yearly issue. Young Scientists Journal also runs events, including an annual science & communication conference which seeks to inspire students and fast track their science and communication skills through workshops, lectures and networking.