Get Ready for Arrival
Once you've found out where you're going to be living, you'll be ready to start getting things organised. Follow the steps below to make sure you've done everything you need to before you arrive:
- Arrival information & key collections: Find out when you can move in and where you get your key below.
- Residents Pre-Arrival Checklist - Check you've done everything before you arrive:
- Student Essentials Checklist - See what's included in your room and what to bring:
- Maps and directions: - Plan your journey
- Join your residence Facebook group - see below
- Resident's network:- Find out about our student volunteers
- Pre order some essentials with UniKitOut - really good deals on bedding, bathroom and kitchen packs which can be delivered to your student accommodation so they're already in your room when you arrive.
Arrival & Key Collection Information 2014
September 2014 - Accommodation Welcome Weekend 19th & 20th September!
Our main arrivals weekend is in September when the majority of students start an Undergraduate or Postgraduate course. The university will email information out to you prior to arrivals to inform you of Enrolment, Fresher's events and all of the activities planned.
Collect your key from your Residence Site: Student Village, Singleton Campus or Beck House. Park your car outside your residence, house or flat, then walk to collect your key.
Key Collection is: 10:00am to 5:00pm on Friday 19th or Saturday 20th September 2014.
If you intend to arrive on Sunday 21 September, please click here for details of road closures due to the Annual Admiral Swansea Bay 10k.
Check when the rest of your new housemates are arriving on our Facebook site
If you're arriving in Swansea prior to these dates and need accommodation please see our Bed & Breakfast list.
If you're arriving during term time, check your Key Collection Sheet for details - unless otherwise stated, collect keys Monday to Friday 10 - 4 (excluding bank holidays).
Don’t forget before you arrive you will need to:
- Accept your licence agreement and pay your Reservation deposit
- Complete your Online Induction and tell us when you plan to arrive.
- Check out the Preparing for Arrival information
- Bring your Key Collection Sheet - print from your email or Accommodation Account, we will also accept digital / electronic versions.
Follow us on Twitter @ResidenServices in the lead up to arrivals
Different Course Start Date?
Arriving outside of the above times?
- If your arrival / check in date is more than 3 days after the start of your Tenancy you must contact us to request & receive a Late Arrival Reference number firstname.lastname@example.org Failure to do this, even where a Licence Agreement has been accepted, may result in the room being cancelled and offered to an incoming student until such time you will be financially liable for the room and any additional administration charges.
When to arrive?
Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedic Science with a tenancy start date of Friday 05 September 2014
Keys can be collected on the following dates and time from the Student Village Reception
- Friday 05 September 2014 9am – 5pm
- Saturday 06 September 2014 9am – 4pm
- Sunday 07 September 2014 10am – 4pm
Keys can also be collected on the above dates between 5.30 – 10.30pm from resident welfare wardens in house 38 marked B on the Student Village map.