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Sanctuary News

UWTSD provides Sanctuary Bursaries while our students and staff are active in a wide range of projects related to the welfare of refugees and asylum seekers. A few of the most recent news stories about how we are realising our aspiration to become a University of Sanctuary are provided below. 

Internal Press

UWTSD’s Swansea College of Art is supporting The Swansea Schools of Sanctuary and Swansea City of Sanctuary Home Away from Home exhibition by hosting workshops for pupils.

Swansea College of Art workshops to support Sanctuary exhibition


Craft activities taking place at a welcome event for Ukrainian and Syrian Refugees at Lampeter campus in October 2022

Lampeter campus welcomes new Refugees into community


The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) and Cerebra Innovation Centre will host families who need a quiet space to watch Swansea's Christmas Parade at the University’s Dylan Thomas Centre in the city centre on Sunday, November 20.

UWTSD to host Cerebra families during Swansea Christmas Parade


The University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s (UWTSD) Widening Access team hosted a series of events during Refugee week (20th - 26th June) 2022 for local school pupils, community members and sanctuary students.

UWTSD is committed to creating a culture of welcome for people seeking sanctuary


Using creativity to “inspire change, provoke, and bring beauty to the world”, one student returned home to study and graduate in Swansea


The University of Wales Trinity Saint David UUWTSD) is supporting the launch of a new Swansea Sanctuary Arts Network.

Launch of New Swansea Sanctuary Arts Network


University logo with flag of ukraine

Scholarships announced for students from Ukraine


MSc Computer Networks and Cyber Security student Yohannes Zerzghi

Eritrean refugee student’s determination to study at university culminates in top prize at UK WorldSkills competition


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