Carmarthen Accommodation

Accommodation on the Carmarthen Campus

Carmarthen Accommodation

All Trinity Saint David accommodation at Carmarthen is located on the main campus. We are able to accommodate first, second, third and postgraduate students in our catered and self-catered accommodation.

Our campus ensures our students benefit from a close community atmosphere with excellent sports facilities and leisure facilities located on site.

Located to the west of the county town of Carmarthen, the University campus enjoys good access, with the M4 close at hand, a main line railway station in Carmarthen itself and an international airport within one hour’s drive at Cardiff.

We can accommodate 467 students in single bedrooms.

Disabled students should contact the Accommodation Office with details of their requirements prior to applying for accommodation.

‌‌‌First year students are normally offered accommodation within the Catered Halls of Residence – Myrddin and Non.    First years may also apply to be accommodated in Archbishop Noakes, which are self-catered en-suite rooms (see details under Accommodation for Second, Third and Postgraduate Students).

Accommodation in Myrddin and Non are of a standard style; all bedrooms contain washbasins with students sharing bathroom facilities. 

Welsh speaking students can request to be located in a flat / area with other Welsh speakers.   Please ensure that you mark clearly on your application form.

Students with special dietary needs can be catered for, please contact the Accommodation Office to discuss.

Internet connection is available in all rooms at no extra cost.

  • Myrddin contains 100 single occupancy standard rooms. Each unit contains bathroom facilities and a small refreshment area.
  • Non contains 73 single occupancy standard rooms. Less separated than the other halls, it is ideal for the more sociable student. 

Carmarthen Catered Halls Prices 2018/19

The licence period is for 38 weeks running from 23 September 2018 to 15 June 2019.

Rooms do not need to be vacated during Christmas and Easter vacations.

The price for accommodation includes two meals a day (Breakfast and Evening Meal) Monday to Friday. Please be advised that no catering is available at Christmas 17 December 2018 to 4 January 2019 or at Easter 8 April 2019 to 29 April 2019.

A reservation fee of £250 must be paid by all students. This fee will be retained as a bond for the session. Students will be informed of any charges 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. 

Further information on our Halls of Residence at Carmarthen is available via a downloadable booklet at this link:

Carmarthen First Year Accommodation Application Form

Carmarthen Accommodation Information Booklet 2018/19

 If the University is your second choice, applications should not be made until after exam results in August.

‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌For second, third or postgraduate students, self-catering accommodation is available on campus.

Archbishop Noakes contains 288 single occupancy en-suite rooms. Each flat contains 8 en-suite rooms together with a shared kitchen and lounge.

Internet connection is available in all rooms at no extra cost.

A limited number of rooms are available to first year students. 

We would recommend that mature students apply for these rooms.

Carmarthen Self Catered Halls Prices 2018-19

Carmarthen Accommodation Application Form Second/Third and Postgraduates

Students who would prefer to live off campus can follow this link, which will provide details of properties available from local landlords.

www.tsdstudentliving.co.uk/Accommodation

*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.

Accommodation Manager

Jean Thomas
Tel: 01267 676819
Emailaccommodation@uwtsd.ac.uk 

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 https://www.endsleigh.co.uk/personal/home-insurance/check-your-student-cover/ to check your policy details.  

  • 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 ensure 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 providers 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 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;

Residential Terms and Conditions 2018-19

Residential Terms and Conditions 2017/18

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 2018-19 should be directed to the Accommodation Manager,  Jean Thomas: jean.thomas@uwtsd.ac.uk

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.

A student will be able to apply for a place on campus provided they hold a conditional or unconditional offer from the University.

If the University is your second choice, applications should not be made until after exam results in August.

If students have any queries regarding the above, please contact the Accommodation Department on 01267 676819 or via email accommodation@uwtsd.ac.uk.

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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, desk and chair, hand wash basin, mirror, wardrobe, shelving, and bedside cabinet.

You will be required to complete a room inventory upon your arrival.

Do I need a TV licence?

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. 

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 above.

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, dishcloths, 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?

Regular bus services run between sites and the town. 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, deep fat 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?

Residential students must register their cars on or before Registration Day.   Any car parking fees due must be paid prior or on the day of registration.   Please refer to the Guide to Residential Living for further details on parking arrangements. 

The University reserves the right to not provide parking facilities for residential students, or to provide off campus facilities for parking for residential students.   Residential student parking zones may be allocated according to year of study, location of accommodation or any other reason defined by the University.   Residential student parking areas are defined within the Guide for Residential Living. 

The University reserves the right to withdraw car parking facilities from students who are in continual breach of car parking regulations.

What laundry facilities are available?

Washing machines and dryers are present and are located; Archbishop Noakes Blocks 1 and 2 and Archbishop Noakes Blocks 3 and 4 as well as on the ground floor of the Tower. 

Who is responsible for cleaning?

All students living in halls of residence are responsible for keeping the accommodation clean and tidy. Within the catered halls a team of cleaners (both male and female) will enter the building every day (Monday to Friday) between 8am and 12pm to top up cleaning in the bathrooms, kitchens and corridors. Note, they do not wash dishes. Students are expected to clean their own study bedroom.

Where do I collect my mail?

Letters can be collected from the Security Lodge, which is situated at the rear of the Dewi Building between the following times;

12 noon to 1.00pm
4.30pm to 5.30pm
9.00pm to 10.00pm

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;

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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