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    Break fast 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

  • An invitation to Afternoon tea

    Afternoon Tea

    The Swansea Gambia Link Committee warmly invites you to celebrate our Gambian colleagues’ visit to Swansea, and wish them a fond farewell before they leave next weekend. Where: Room West, Fulton House (Singleton campus) When: 3:30 pm on… 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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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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A new academic year, a new committee and we’ve had some fantastic support from both students and staff within the College of Medicine already! Cake sales are going down a treat, with such generous donations from both bakers… Read More

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