Swansea is a dynamic coastal city with a population of around 250,000 people. It boasts excellent scenery and is a popular spot for tourists to visit. Swansea has two universities in the city, with a population of around 10,000 students. The city is easily reachable by the M4 motorway and served by daily trains. The birthplace of poet, Dylan Thomas, Swansea holds various arts, literature and music events throughout the year including the Dylan Thomas Festival.