Hillary Clinton is expected to receive an award during a ceremony at Swansea University on Saturday.
Clinton, who ran as the Democratic party's presidential candidate in the 2016 US election, will be awarded with an honorary doctorate.
The university issued a statement on Clinton's appearance at the ceremony.
“We are honoured to present this award to Hillary Rodham Clinton, a figure of enormous international significance, and one synonymous with human rights," said vice-chancellor of Swansea University professor Richard Davie, according to City A.M.
"It is tremendous that she has chosen Swansea University for her first public appearance on this visit to the UK, he added."Swansea University’s Observatory on the Human Rights of Children and Young People is working to improve human rights on a global basis through the exchange of policy, practice, advocacy and law reform and we are delighted that one of the biggest international names in politics and in advancing the rights of children is now synonymous with this work."