Student Essentials at the Quadrant

20th September 2021

Hey freshers! New to Swansea? Don’t worry, the scenery is pretty, the people are lovely, and the student shops are top notch. 🙌

No matter who you are, where you’re from or what you like, the Quadrant has all your student essentials covered. From grooming and healthcare to sportswear and books, we’re sure to have everything you need for a fabulous year at university.


Need to get rid of that pesky freshers’ flu? Drop into Boots at the Quadrant for all things Health & Pharmacy, to keep you dancing all night long (and feeling better the morning after). Offering 10% student discount all year round too, you really can’t go wrong.

You can also look good for less with student savings on glasses, prescription sunglasses & contact lenses at Boots Opticians.



Glamour Forever

Need a little TLC before that big night out? Glamour Forever offers everything you need to feel FIERCE. 🔥

Waxing, haircuts, eyelash extensions, make overs and so much more… Get ready to strut your stuff on Wind Street Wednesdays!




It’s not all about the nights out and group chat memes, at some point this term you will need to do some actual studying. And it doesn’t matter how old you are, no one can resist the lure of the stationery aisle. Pick up a notepad, some new pens, and maybe even a matching folder – really channel you inner Elle Woods!

No matter what you’re studying, WHSmith has what you need (with a cheeky 10% off too)!


The Body Shop

We can’t lie, sometimes freshers can leave you feeling a little, ahem, less than fresh. Feel more like yourself again with some Body Shop pampering. Right now, our favourite autumn treat is the Vanilla Pumpkin bath bomb… What’s that? I can’t hear you over the sound of me running myself a bath!

And a 15% student discount just happens to be the perfect excuse to save on hundreds of cruelty-free and vegan favourites. #FACTS


JD Sports

Hands up who joined a sports society yetJoining that sport society this year? Or decided to take advantage of student offers at the local gym? Get all your sport gear essentials at JD and enjoy 10% off the biggest fitness brands around.

But let’s be real, fitness clothes make the perfect loungewear too… and we won’t judge you for wearing that brand-new Nike hoodie to pick up your third Taco Bell of the week – we’ve all been there!



So whether you’re heading to the shops on a mission for something specific, or just looking for a mooch around, make sure the Quadrant is your first stop. Along with student-favourite brands like Superdrug, Quiz and Pandora, our centre team and all of our retailers are looking forward to welcoming you to the city – see you all soon!