The English football club, Swansea City have announced a multi-year partnership extension with the Swansea-based educational institution, Swansea University.
Following the extension, the partnership will run until at least the summer of 2026.
As per the renewal, with additional advertising and experiential rights, the university will continue to sponsor the West Stand at Swansea.com Stadium.
Swansea City is delighted to announce a multi-year extension to its partnership with Swansea University.— Swansea City AFC (@SwansOfficial) September 12, 2023
The partnership includes several additional strategic benefits, including the club and university continuing to collaborate on several joint projects, leveraging each other’s expertise to drive innovation and progress and leave a lasting positive legacy for both organizations, as well as the city and community of Swansea.
Richard Morris, Head of Commercial, Swansea City, said, “We are thrilled to extend our partnership with Swansea University, with our relationship set to continue for the next few seasons. The university continues to teach and inspire the next generation, and we are delighted to collaborate with them across a broad range of projects for mutual benefit. Swansea City understands the importance of education and the value in partnering with one of the city’s largest employers, with whom we have a number of shared values and objectives.’’
Niamh Lamond, Swansea University’s Registrar and Chief Operating Officer, stated, “We are very pleased to have extended this partnership with Swansea City, building on our successful relationship with the club over a number of years. Our valued partnership serves to elevate not just the quality of student experience, but also contributes to the overall health and wellbeing of our local community through our collaborative research endeavours. We would like to thank everyone at Swansea City for their continued support and wish the Swans the best of luck during the 2023-24 season.”
Swansea University, founded in 1920, is a research-led, twin-campus university located along Swansea Bay in South Wales, UK. Swansea University’s gorgeous beachside campuses make it an attractive destination for more than 22,000 students from all over the world. There are three academic colleges, each of which offers over 450 undergraduate and 350 postgraduate degrees.