Accommodation on the Lampeter Campus
All Trinity Saint David accommodation at Lampeter is located on the main campus.
We can accommodate most first year students on campus with rooms also available for second, third year and postgraduate students.
Our relatively small campus ensures our students benefit from a close community atmosphere with excellent sports and leisure facilities on site.
We can accommodate 288 students, in a choice of single and shared bedrooms.
The University accommodation consists of about 8 different residences ranging in size from 4/8 roomed halls. All of the rooms are self-catering and a number of rooms have en-suite facilities and disabled access.
We can offer accommodation for disabled students in our en-suite halls and have a number of suites in Lloyd Thomas Hall with facilities such as accessible bathrooms and variegated height work surfaces. Disabled students should contact the Accommodation Officer with details of their requirements at the earliest opportunity.
All first year undergraduates who have applied for accommodation by 20/06/2016 are guaranteed University rooms.
The following arrangements are available to new students:
- Standard Self-Catering - Corridors of 6 rooms, with shared kitchen, shower and toilet
Accommodation is of a standard style; all bedrooms contain washbasins with students sharing bathroom facilities.
- En-suite Self-Catering - Corridors of 4 to 8 rooms in self-contained flats, each room with its own shower and toilet and shared kitchen. A limited number of rooms may be available to first year students, particularly mature students, depending upon their circumstances.
A full list of prices for the halls of residence are available via the link below:
Rooms are allocated on a first come, first served basis.
The licence period is for 38 weeks running from 23 September 2017 to 16 June 2018. Rooms do not need to be vacated during Christmas and Easter vacations.
A reservation fee of £250 must be paid by all students within two weeks of allocation. This fee will be retained as a bond for the session. Students will be informed of any changes for damages/fines incurred during their stay and will be invoiced accordingly.
You may apply for accommodation provided you have a 'Conditional' or 'Unconditional' offer from the University.
A full list of prices for academic year 2017/18 is available via the link below;
Returning students may apply for accommodation, but will not be allocated rooms unless all outstanding accommodation fees to the University are paid.
Students who have not been offered University accommodation or who prefer to live off campus will need to make their own arrangements.
If you click on the link below it will take you through to the University housing website which provides details of properties available from local landlords.
*Please be advised that the University accepts no liability for the information provided by the Landlord, it is the responsibility of the student to check whether the information contained on the site is accurate. The University accepts no responsibility whatsoever for the information provided on the site and in no way approves, recommends or warrants as to the suitability of any accommodation contained
University of Wales, Trinity Saint David are working in partnership with Endsleigh to provide you with some contents insurance. It is important for you to check this cover, so please follow the steps below to ensure that you fully understand the protection provided. Your policy number is HH1234 visit www.endsleigh.co.uk/reviewcover to check your policy details. Visit the review cover link to:
- Check what is covered.
- Check out our support videos
- Chat to our experts through Live Web Chat.
- Check how to make a claim.
- Extend and personalise your cover.
It is important to find out exactly what you are covered for as you may find that you require additional cover to protect all your possessions both inside and outside of your room.
Endsleigh’s new student gadget bundles allow you to insure multiple gadgets anywhere in the UK and up to 30 days worldwide. The following three bundles are available depending on the value of your gadgets.
- £500 phone and £500 laptop or gadget
- £750 phone and £750 laptop or gadget
- £750 phone and £1,500 laptop or gadget
Endsleigh are the UK's No. 1 insurance provider for students and are the only insurance provider recommended by NUS. Over the last 50 years they have used their expertise to help shape their products, services, contents and tools around their customers’ needs.
They understand that protecting and replacing gadgets quickly is hugely important to students, that’s why they introduced their 24 hour* gadget replacement promise. (If your item is lost, stolen or unrepairable they’ll replace it within 24 hours - 1 working day of your claim being approved.) Policy excesses apply.
Students who accept an offer of accommodation in the Universities halls of residence are required to abide by the terms and conditions as set out by the University. A copy of which is provided below.
A copy of the terms and conditions are available on the links above. Students are reminded to refer to the terms and conditions throughout the contract period.
Any queries regarding the Regulations for Students in Halls of Residence 2015-16 should be directed to the Accommodation Officer Ann Harris at: email@example.com
Whether you live in close proximity to the University or are coming from further afield, the University halls of residence are an option for you. Rooms are allocated on a first come - first served basis to students seeking accommodation for a full academic year, medical conditions that are disclosed to the Accommodation Department will be taken into account. Any other requirements will be considered after the initial allocation process has been completed.
As a result of the demand for Halls of Residence we do ask for certain criteria before students are eligible to apply, details of which are specified below. However we would advise all students who are interested in University accommodation to keep in touch with the Accommodation Department on 01570 424995 who can keep you up to date on what is available to you. Postgraduate students are not subject to the same criteria and are advised to contact us for further information if they wish to stay on campus.
Please be aware that even if students meet all of the below criteria this does not guarantee them a place on campus as the amount of applicants often exceed the amount of rooms available. The typical amount of applicants who are successful in achieving a place in halls is 90%
A student will be able to apply for a place on campus provided they are;
Holding a Firm offer from the University:
No student can apply for a place in halls unless they are holding a firm offer from the University.
Once you have submitted an application for halls of residence, a member of the Accommodation Department at the University may get in touch with you to discuss your requirements.
Any students who are unsuccessful in achieving a halls of residence place will be given assistance by the Accommodation Department to find private housing close to the University. The vast majority of students moving into private housing enjoy a positive and rewarding experience. University of Wales Trinity Saint David keeps an up to date list of landlords with properties in the Swansea area. You can browse the list at the link: http://www.tsdstudentliving.co.uk/Accommodation
If students have any queries regarding the above, please contact the Accommodation Department on 01570 424995 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once you have secured your room in halls, you may then want to start thinking about what to bring with you onto campus.
UniKitOut are an online store that can provide HUGE discounts on many of the following items:
- Bedding Packs
- Kitchen Packs
- Bathroom & Towel Packs
- Student Combo Packs
- Accessories and much more!
All items once purchased can also be delivered directly to your room on campus so they are waiting for you when you arrive.
Browse their offers online today at this link: http://www.unikitout.com/collections/University-of-Wales-Trinity-St-David
What is provided for me in my room?
All rooms in halls of residence come fully furnished, the fixtures and fittings include a bed with mattress, study desk and chair, hand wash basin, mirror, wardrobe, shelving, and bed side cabinet.
You will be required to complete a room inventory upon your arrival.
Do I need a TV licence?
TV Licences are required by all rooms containing a TV. Student may also need a licence if they are using a laptop to watch television. More information is available from http://www.tvlicensing.co.uk.
Does my room have an internet connection?
Every bedroom in halls of residence will have access to a free wireless internet connection. Students will be given their username and passwords on enrolment as well as an Ethernet cable for wire connection.
Do I need to arrange insurance for my belongings?
Student possessions insurance has been provided through Endsleigh for every student who is living at our student residences. This covers a range of belongings inside your room, including laptops, sports and electrical equipment, clothes and frozen food. This has been arranged by the University at no extra cost to the student. If you wish to check what is covered under the policy then please take a look at the insurance certificate in the Endsleigh Insurance section below.
What do I need to bring with me?
Students are required to bring their own bedding, towels, coat hangers, cooking utensils (including cutlery and crockery), cleaning and washing products, dish cloths, tea towels, food etc. A list of recommended items to bring with you will be sent to you by email prior to your arrival on the campus
Is there a bus service?
Bus timetables will be provided to students on arrival into halls of residence.
Are there items I shouldn’t bring with me?
Items which are not permitted include: candles, incense sticks, fairy lights, chip fryers, pets including goldfish, large items of furniture or equipment are not allowed in Halls of Residence for Health and Safety and Fire Safety reasons.
Can I bring my car?
Resident may bring their cars, and will be required to apply for a Parking Permit on Registration Day. Permits must be displayed at all times and are available from the Estates Department (email@example.com)
Can I bring my bike?
Students can use the cycle racks and bike storage facilities available on Campus. Keeping any bicycle, motorcycle, moped or other petrol driven machine inside Halls of Residence is not permitted.
What laundry facilities are available?
Card operated washing machines and driers are present and are located between John Richards Hall and Edwin Morris Hall, also there is another laundry room behind the Old Building. Cards are available from Main Reception.
Who is responsible for cleaning?
All students living in halls of residence are responsible for keeping the accommodation clean and tidy. Within the standard halls a team of cleaners (both male and female) will enter the building every working day between 8.00am and 3.00pm to top up cleaning in the bathroom, kitchens and corridors. In the en-suite halls the cleaners will only top up the kitchen and corridors. Note, they do not wash dishes. Students are expected to clean their own study bedroom.
Where do I collect my mail?
Parcels and recorded mail can be collected from the security staff, which is situated in the Old Building Reception. Letters are placed in the pigeon hole in the Students Union.
Can I stay on Campus during the holidays?
Your license agreement covers the use of your room for 38 weeks, which includes the Christmas and Easter holidays.
UUK - Code of Practice
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is signed up to and fully supports the Accommodation Code of Practice. We endeavour to provide all students with an enjoyable, safe living environment and recommend that you read the code of practice before taking up your space in halls.
The code itself is designed as a statement of good practice which is subject to change and refinement in the light of experience and encourages better management of the accommodation. The code is available online at the following link:
The code ensures that residents benefit from clear policies and procedures relating to the following;
- Health & Safety
- Maintenance and Repairs
- Student Welfare
- Antisocial behaviour and disciplinary issues
- Environmental Quality