• A welcome from this years committee

    A welcome from our new SGL committee for 2016/17

      As of October 2016, there has been a new committee taking over the reins of the running of The Swansea Gambia Link. We have been settling into each of our roles over the last couple of months… Read More

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    Breakfast with our Gambian students

    We’re having a great time getting to know and hosting our Gambian students. Having already introduced them to beach volleyball (and the joys of the ever-changing Welsh weather!), last night our wonderful SGL committee chair Marianne so kindly… Read More

  • Fantastic news!

    Fantastic news!

    Today we had some fantastic news – our 4 Gambian Medical students had their visas approved and they will be arriving in Swansea this weekend for their two weeks with us! Muhammed, Yusupha, Amie and Kumba are 4… Read More

  • Afternoon Tea

    Afternoon tea

    We had a wonderful afternoon introducing our Gambian Medical students to a traditional afternoon tea, with students from all years from the College of Medicine attending to welcome the students as well as get a chance to ask… Read More

The Link: History

Professor Steve Allen first travelled to The Gambia as an adventure-seeking medic in 1988 and has been committed to developing Gambian medicine ever since.

In a 2008 interview, he explains why the Link was started and what it’s all about.

“I think it’s just worthwhile toProfessor Steve Allen, founder of the Swansea Gambia Link try and even the balance a bit and to make the world a fairer place.”


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SGL charity gig – 23/02/17

We are hosting a gig at the end of February to continue our fundraising effort for this year, scheduled for 23/02/17. It will be a fantastic event which is being held at Divas nightclub on Swansea University campus,… Read More

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Auction of Promises 2015

A great big THANK YOU to everyone who made the Auction of Promises such a great success! We hope everyone who was able to come had a wonderful evening, and managed to get their hands on what they… Read More

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Medics Got Talent

Medic’s Got Talent

A very special thanks goes out to Hamzah, one of our fundraisers, for putting on such a wonderful evening of entertainment last night! Our first ever Medic’s Got Talent evening went down an absolute treat, full of amazing… Read More

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