Branch Committee

Chair of Swansea Branch: Dr Gwenno Ffrancon

Branch Secretary:  Lois Wyn Griffiths

Membership of the branch is open to any member of the academic staff or support staff who are members of the Coleg. The branch meets formally twice a year.

The next Branch meeting will be held on:



Swansea Univeristy takes pride in the Welsh-medium education which has been available at the university for decades, but following the appointment of a number of Welsh –medium lecturers sponsored by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol we have been able to offer either a new or an enriched provision through the medium of Welsh in the following fields:

Here are the subjects that are supported by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol at Swansea University:  

Biology, Marine Biology – College of Science

Biochemistry and Genetics – School of Medicine

Engineering – The College of Engineering

French – College of Arts and Humanities

Geography – College of Science

History – College of Arts and Humanities

Media and Public Relations – College of Arts and Humanities

Medical Sciences – School of Medicine

Midwifery – College of Human and Health Sciences

Nursing - College of Human and Health Sciences

Physics – College of Science

Social Work – College of Human and Health Sciences

Welsh - College of Arts and Humanities

Zoology – College of Science


We also offer Welsh medium provision in the following topics:

Mathematics – College of Science

Law – Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law

Spanish – College of Arts and Humanities


Dr Rhian Meara, Lecturer in Physical Geography

College of Science  

Rhian MearaThis year, the Geography Department will continue to offer core and optional modules through the medium of Welsh, including tutorials, field work, mathematics, natural hazards and geology. The number of students who study through the medium of Welsh has increased yearly. Don't waste the opportunity you have - take an interest in the subject you're studying, read, research and work hard.


Dr Aled Isaac, Lecturer in Physics

College of Science

Aled IsaacI have been lecturing Through the medium of Welsh at Swansea University for almost two years now, and the students have been very supportive, contributing to the development of the course. It is possible to study science through the medium of Welsh and succeed at the highest level.