- Seminars take place on Wednesdays and Fridays in room 413 of Vivian Tower at 13:45 (unless stated otherwise
in the event description).
- There are not normally seminars on the dates marked as ‘UCAS Day’
or ‘Faculty meeting’.
Information for speakers
Try to avoid bright green on white or multiple shades of grey in your slides,
since these colours don’t show up well on the projector. If
you do not plan to use your own notebook computer, please supply the
slides in PDF format. MacBook users
to bring the correct adapter to
connect it to a standard DE-15 analogue VGA connector.
Finding the Department
Department is located on floors 4−6 of Vivian Tower
11.2 on the campus map) on Singleton Campus. Since there is no clear
‘reception’, try the postdoc office on level 5 first (room 517),
opposite the gents’ toilet on the south-west side of the
We will send you some information by e-mail shortly before you
arrive with contact numbers, any additional information about
accommodation (if necessary), etc.
Additional maps and information
Travelling to Swansea
Swansea’s nearest airport is
. A short bus
service connects the terminal to Rhoose Cardiff International Airport
railway station, from which trains to Bridgend and Cardiff Central
(with connections to Swansea) depart on an hourly basis (see
for more information).
further away; this airport is a short coach journey away from Bristol Temple
Meads railway station.
Heathrow is the most connected
airport. The Heathrow
Express can take you to London Paddington, and then on to Swansea
by national rail (see below). Alternatively,
the National Express
operates a coach service that runs directly to Swansea. The journey
takes around 4 hours, with departures every 2 hours.
Swansea is connected by an hourly
service to London Paddington, with the shortest train journey taking
around 3 hours overall. Swansea railway station is a 5−10
minute taxi ride away from Singleton Campus. Train schedules are
available from National Rail
RoadWe recommend visitors arriving by car who are unfamiliar with Swansea study
Swansea is just off westmost stretch of
the M4 motorway. Going west-bound, exit at junction 42a and follow the
A483 (Fabian Way). Follow the signs for Swansea city centre (and the
university) on to the A4067 (Quay Parade, then Victoria Road, then
Oystermouth Road), past the Swansea Museum. Continue for another 2
miles along the seafront. The Singleton Campus main entrance is on the
right, at a traffic-light controlled junction just before a green
foot-bridge. Post-code for sat-nav:
If you have a reserved parking space, take the right-hand lane
before the entrance barrier. Turn right past the security building,
and visitor parking is the first on the right after the zebra
crossing. Note that this is a Pay-and-Display car park. Off-campus parking is available at the recreation ground located a
few hundred metres east of the campus, at a cost of £2 per
day. It is not directly accessible going west-bound, so turn right at
the nearby traffic lights into Brynmill Lane and turn around at the