Accommodation on the Carmarthen Campus

Student Accommodation

All UWTSD accommodation at Carmarthen is located on the main campus.

We are able to accommodate first, second, third and postgraduate students in our self-catered accommodation.

  • Our university residences offer you a sense of community that creates that perfect home away from home.

  • Carmarthen has excellent sports and leisure facilities located on-site.

  • We accommodate students in en-suite single occupancy rooms.

  • The positive experience that you will receive whilst living in our residences will stand you in good stead for your future, with friendships and memories that will remain with you for life.

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

Elliott - BA Outdoor Adventure Education

"I’d like to say thank you so much for providing me as a student with excellent accommodation and great service from yourself and all staff involved." 

Parent - International Student, Performing Arts

"I want to thank you and the rest of the UWTSD staff for all the help and support you have given to the students who weren’t able to relocate from the campus accommodations during this coronavirus situation! 

Thank you again for all your help!  Dafydd has had a very positive experience at Trinity this year in spite of the changes and challenges brought on by the virus, and it has been a big relief for us knowing that Dafydd has been safe and supported." 

Accommodation in Carmarthen for First Year students

First-year students are offered accommodation within the self-catered accommodation in Archbishop Noakes containing 288 single occupancy en-suite rooms.  Each flat contains 8 rooms together with a shared kitchen and lounge.

  • Welsh speaking students can request to be located in a flat with other Welsh speakers.
     - Please ensure that you mark clearly on your application form.
  • The licence period is for 36 weeks running from 19 September 2020 to 29 May 2021.
  • Rooms do not need to be vacated during Christmas and Easter vacations.
  • A deposit 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. 
     - The £250 Bond will be refunded within 28 working days from the end of the Licence Agreement (29 May 2021).

You may apply for accommodation provided you have 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 you wish to make an application for accommodation, please complete the application form below.

We now providing some flexible contracts to align with your studies, and for your to be able to stay with us when you need to. See below for a break down of those flexible agreements. If you would like to take up a flexible agreement or have any queries, please contact the Accommodation Team.

Accommodation for Second, Third and Postgraduate students

Returning students may apply for accommodation, but will not be allocated rooms unless accommodation fees to the University are paid in full.

Halls of Residence - Eligibility Criteria & Allocation Guidelines

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 in University halls 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 Team.

Residential Terms and Conditions

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

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 Manager.

Complaints

  • If the Resident is unhappy with a decision made by the University or the steps taken by the University in respect of the Agreement and/or if the Resident considers that the University has breached its obligations pursuant to this Agreement, in the first instance, any complaint should be referred to the Accommodation Department to investigate.
  • If your complaint is still not resolved then it is possible to report this via the “Procedures for Academic Appeals, Complaints and Other Student Cases procedure which can be found in the Academic Quality Handbook 2020/21 where you will need to complete the GA5 Formal Complaint Form.
  • Formal complaints must be received no more than 1 month after the informal procedure has ended (where appropriate) and no more than 6 months after the main issue complained about occurring. Formal complaints received after these deadlines will be deemed to be out of time and may not be considered unless there is independent evidence to show compelling reasons as to why the formal complaint was not raised in a timely manner.
Endsleigh - Student Possessions Insurance

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Confirm your FREE contents insurance

Your contents. Covered.

By partnering with Endsleigh, the No.1 student insurance provider, we’ve arranged free contents insurance for all our students staying with us. Your policy number is HH1234

It is important all students confirm their cover to ensure you understand what is and isn’t covered. Plus you’ll also be entered into a prize draw, courtesy of Endsleigh!

Visit confirm your cover to see:

  • What is and what isn’t covered
  • Key exclusions - where cover isn’t provided
  • Policy excess – the amount you pay when you make a claim
  • How to make a claim
  • Personalise cover

We understand students have a limited budget so Endsleigh have launched brand new, unique student insurance options. They have been designed to cover the risks that you may encounter whilst living in student accommodation and away from home.

UniKitOut - The 'One Stop Shop' for Student Essentials

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

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, wardrobe, shelving, bedside cabinet and en-suite bathroom.
You will be required to complete a room inventory upon your arrival.

Do I need a TV licence?
Information is available from TV Licensing

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 the year of study, the 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.

Contact the Accommodation Team

Contact the Accommodation Team if you need more information