2nd Semester Students
If you are studying in Swansea from January as a 2nd semester visiting or exchange student, take a look at our factsheet to find out about:
- Finding a room in a private house close to the University - sharing with other University students
- University Residences - available rooms, how to apply and paying for your room
Factsheet: A7 2nd Semester Visiting and Exchange students
Science Without Borders and American Exchange (inclusive) students
If you are on the Science Without Borders or American Exchange (inclusive) scheme, you do not need to do anything about your accommodation as it is included with your study scheme.
- We have a room for you in our Hendrefoelan Student Village - click here to find out more about our Student Village.
- We'll email you your room details, also known as your room offer, and ask you to email us back accepting your room.
- Once you've accepted your room, we'll send you information on how and where to collect your key when you arrive.
- Your accommodation is paid directly to us as part of your scheme - you will not need to sort out payment, it's all organised for you.
1st Semester Students
Applications for exchange and visiting students studying from September 2013 are now closed.
Applying for Accommodation
Once you are accepted to study at Swansea, the International Development Office will send you information that includes your six digit student number which you can then use to complete your application for accommodation online above.
- We currently have accommodation available in the Student Village and welcome applications from exchange & visiting students
- To be considered for university accommodation, make your application as soon as possible.
- An accommodation brochure for international students is available on request.
- Rooms in our residences are offered and accepted for the period stated in the contracts and is a legally binding contract.
- If you are here for one semester we will only offer you accommodation once we've housed all our full year students.
- It is not normally possible to move out of University accommodation once you have signed a contract, though you may be able to change rooms.
- For complete information on our residences please click here
PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSING
- Accommodation costs are shown on our fees page.
- Payment is required once a term in October, January and May.
- If you have a UK bank account, the easiest way to pay termly is by direct debit - contact us for more information about direct debit payments.
- It is also possible to pay your residence fees with a Visa card or Mastercard - there is a 1.5% charge for credit cards.
- All non inclusive students are required to pay a £250 reservation deposit in order to reserve a room which will then be offset against the last term’s accommodation fees.