Swansea Accommodation

Accommodation - Halls of Residence

Swansea Accommodation

Within the City of Swansea, there is a wide variety of student halls and private accommodation available.

The Accommodation Office can guide you on the various choices of accommodation available in Swansea.

If you are planning to live away from home whilst at University, accommodation is probably top of your list of consideration. Within the city of Swansea there is a wide variety of student halls and private accommodation available. The Accommodation Office can guide you on the various choices of accommodation available in Swansea and provide support during your time at University. There will be an opportunity to visit a selection of residences on the University Open Days. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Accommodation Office.

Applications forms will be available from April 2018.

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 01792 482082 who can keep you up to date on what is available to you.

Please be aware that even if students meet all of the below criteria this does not guarantee them a place in University accommodation, as the amount of applicants often exceeds the amount of rooms available.

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 alternative accommodation close to campus.

If students have any queries regarding the above, please contact the Accommodation Department on 01792 482082 or via email accommodation@uwtsd.ac.uk.

‌‌‌‌‌‌Students who accept an offer of accommodation in the University's Halls of Residence are required to abide by the terms and conditions.

Residential Terms and Conditions for students 2017/18

Residential Terms and Conditions 2016/17

A copy of the terms and conditions are available on the link above. Students are reminded to refer to terms and conditions throughout the contract period.

Any queries regarding the Regulations for Students in Halls of Residence should be directed to the Accommodation Officer – (email: accommodation@uwtsd.ac.uk)

Policies / Guides

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Student Disciplinary Procedures

The Accommodation Office can guide you on various choices of accommodation available in Swansea and will continue to offer ongoing support during your time at University. If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact the Accommodation Office.

Students who have not been offered University accommodation or who prefer to live off campus can browse through the properties registered with Trinity Saint David at the link below;

http://www.tsdstudentliving.co.uk/accommodation

Please note that the details held within Studentpad are provided by the landlord and it is their opinions and descriptions that are expressed in these sections. The properties are not inspected by the Accommodation Office and the property details are not checked for accuracy and as they may not form part of any contract students must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise of the accuracy of these details.

Endsleigh Insurance LogoUniversity 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.

‌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 and Towel Packs
  • Student Combo Packs
  • Electricals
  • 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

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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:

www.universitiesuk.ac.uk

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

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