The good news about Parc Felindre land is its immediate availability. Plus its Swansea vicinity means it has an excellent educational environment. This nourishes a superb professional workforce and academic resources right on the doorstep for potential employers. Staff expertise and resources in health, life sciences, technology and engineering are readily available for training, events or product research.

uwtsd-logo-black.pngThe University of Wales, Trinity St David (UTWSD) is working in partnership with the Welsh Government and Swansea Council to develop the city centre and to create neighbourhood connections with business and enterprise. Working with its industry focussed portfolio the UWTSD collaborates with employers on skills and product development such as academic or contract research and internships. 1

Councillor Stewart

“The University of Wales Trinity Saint David shares expertise and explores new areas for growth with business” 2 endorses the leader of Swansea Council, Councillor Stewart

swansea-university-logo.jpgParc Felindre is sited in an area where 38% of the population are qualified to degree level or higher. 2 The key player in this statistic is Swansea University, founded on new ideas, research and business collaboration. The university gives Parc Felindre occupiers access to Research and Development technologies, state-of-the-art facilities and expertise. This corroboration often results in creative solutions and business growth. A range of courses for industry professionals and a talent bank of over 20,000 students can also assist organisations to achieve their learning and development or work placement goals. 3

Through the universities Parc Felindre occupiers have a unique opportunity to access cutting-edge expertise in:

  • life science
  • advanced engineering
  • materials
  • low carbon technologies
  • creative industries
  • digital media. 2

gower-college-swansea.gifGower College Swansea, also has a commercial business training arm specifically created to support employers. Professional development is known to increase staff motivation and grow productivity. Wide ranging  courses are available from our team of experts that drive the skills agenda for the region, and beyond. 2

Collaboration is the key to growth, and such collaboration between business and academia is attracting leading researchers to the Parc Felindre region of Wales, placing it at the heart of a thriving regional eco system. 2


2 Swansea Business Guide 2021

Photograph of Councillor Stewart, Leader of the Swansea Council courtesy of Swansea Council and agencies