Primary school visits Swansea Bay beach. Swansea Bay offers a wide range of primary, secondary, independent, further and higher educational establishments. Depending on individual school policy, education is available in English, Welsh and bilingually and there are also denominational schools in the region.
Swansea Metropolitan University came into being in 2008 following Swansea Institute's bid to become a university, putting Swansea on a par with the big league university cities and towns of London, Manchester and Leeds who also have metropolitan universities.
Neath Port Talbot College is the only Further Education provider in the Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council area. The college offers an exciting and varied programme of courses to suit most needs either on a Part-Time or Full-Time basis.