Public Relations and Communications

Public Relations

Effective Public Relations and Communications strengthen the University’s reputation as a top global university across all platforms and showcases the University’s research and commercial achievements. This underpins improved student recruitment and staff engagement.

Media monitoring shows that in 2017 our estimated reach in print and online coverage is over 2 billion people. Swansea University had more than 12,000 items of press coverage in 116 different countries in major news outlets. 

Providing copywriting for key internal and external publications and for leadership messages.  Promoting University initiatives effectively.

Guidance and support to colleagues in engaging with the media.  In parallel, building and maintaining a directory of experts to facilitate media enquiries.

Our Specialisms

  • PR campaigns – print and digital

Our award-winning PR team work with researchers and the media to produce effective press releases and media campaigns.

  • Internal Communications

Campaigns to improved staff engagement. Guidance on publicising University initiatives. Analysing requirements for a refreshed staff intranet. 

  • Corporate Communications

Developing effective key messages and communications that underpin the University’s Strategic Plan

  • Research Communications

Working with researchers to promote their research effectively, some recent articles being read by several hundreds of thousands.

  • Media relations and Stakeholder engagement

We engage with our stakeholders to provide a more effective service, e.g. increased use of video to promote research news

  • Public Affairs and Lobbying

Raising the profile and access of the University with public bodies.

Get in touch

The press team issue regular releases and statements, and are always happy to help the media with enquiries about University research and other activity. You can contact the team on or 01792 295050, or visit the media centre on our website Follow us on Twitter @swanseauni 

Head of PR and Communications Jacqui Bowen  00 44 1792 513566 
PR Campaigns/Research Communications/Media Relations and Stakeholder Engagement/Public Affairs and Lobbying Press Team 00 44 1792 295050
Internal and Corporate Communications  Sian Jones  00 44 1792 606180