Our Residences

Our Residences

Bay Campus

Bay Campus Residences

For full information on Bay Campus click here!

For Site-specific information please contact: Telephone No: 0300 103 3000

Beck House

Beck House Residences

For full information on Beck House click here!

For Site-specific information please contact: Telephone No: 01792 534043

Hendrefoelan Student Village

Hendrefoelan Student Village Residences (HSV)

For Full information on HSV click here!

For Site-specific information please contact: Telephone No: 01792 295583

Singleton Park Campus

Singleton Park Campus Residences

For full information on Singleton Park Campus click here!

For Site-specific information please contact: Telephone No: 01792 602910

Site Summary

Site Summary

Do you know where you are studying? Check: Singleton Park Department or Bay Campus Departments for more information.

Here at Swansea University, we have a large range of accommodation from Budget to Premium. Take time to look at what accommodation will suit your budget and your lifestyle. Apply early as some rooms fill up quickly, especially on Singleton Park Campus. Once you have your student number, you can apply for accommodation.

CampusNo.Typical Type of RoomCost Per Week

Bay Campus

2005

Mainly Ensuite Rooms

Ensuite - £144**

Beck House

130

Mix of Standard & Ensuite Rooms

Ensuite - £125**

Hendrefoelan

1030

All Standard Rooms

Standard - £91**

Singelton

1180

Mix of Standard & Ensuite Rooms

Ensuite -  £137**

SAS Lettings

665

Rooms in Shared Houses, Off-Campus

Standard -  £90**

**Costs are based on a Typical Medium Room in that category. Restriction on certain types of accommodation may apply.

Prices vary for different types of accommodation please see: Finance & Fees

Singleton Park Departments

Singleton Park Campus
College of Arts and Humanities Medical School
Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law College of Science (Mathematics and Computer Science at Bay campus from September 2018)
College of Human & Health Sciences  

If you are studying here, the best accommodation to apply for is Singleton Park Campus, then the Hendrefoelan Student Village which is only 10 mins away by bus.

Bay Campus Departments

Bay Campus
Engineering (all disciplines) Economics
School of Management Sport & Exercise
Computer Science Mathematics
Accounting & Finance  

If you are studying here, the best accommodation to apply for is the Bay Campus Accommodation

Ask yourself the following?

What is really important to you in your first year?

Think carefully about each of the following options and what is important to you for the academic year.

  1. Cost - What is your budget? See Residence Fees
  2. Location – Where are you studying? See Maps of Residences
  3. Specific requirements - Something that will affect your accommodation?
  4. Course Length - How long do you need the accommodation? 40, 47 or 51 week of study?
  5. Room Type - Do you want Quiet, Alcohol-Free, Single Sex, or Mature Area?
  6. Do you Live Locally? - Don't sign a Tenancy if you may wish to commute from home!

Designated Areas

We also have the following designated areas

  • Show Flats - Get involved with open days and earn £££s back on your residence fees. For students who don't mind new students taking a peek at their room a couple of times a term.
  • Quiet area - Noise restrictions between 11pm and 8am. For those who need their sleep!  
  • Alcohol-free area - Students agree not to consume or store alcohol within the flat/house. 
  • Welsh speakers - Siarad Cymraeg? Specific area for students who want Welsh speaking flatmates.
  • Mature area - This is for students who are over the age of 21. 
  • Postgraduate area - Usually 51-week courses and study after your initial degree.
  • Health science areaHuman and health science students click here. These are normally for an early start and late finish course dates outside of the regular 40-week cohort - We are only able to accommodate these courses on Singleton Park Campus or Hendrefoelan Student Village.

Designated Areas

Quiet Accommodation

In addition to the different accommodation, we have the following designated areas for those students who have specific requirements. We will always try to accommodate students within these preferences where possible.

You can choose!

  • Show Flats: Get involved with open days and £££s back on your residence fees. For students who don't mind new students taking a peak at their room a couple of times a term.
  • Quiet area - Noise restrictions between 11pm and 8am. For those who need their sleep!  
  • Alcohol-free area - Students agree not to consume or store alcohol within the flat/house. 
  • Welsh speakers - Siarad Cymraeg? Specific areas for students who want Welsh speaking flatmates.
  • Mature area - This is for students who are over the age of 21. 
  • Postgraduate area - Usually 51-week courses and study after your initial degree.
  • Health science areaHuman and health science students click here. These are normally for an early start and late finish course dates outside of the regular 40-week cohort - We are only able to accommodate these course on Singleton Park Campus or Hendrefoelan Student Village.

You can request a room in a shared flat/house with other students who have also expressed an interest in a quiet living environment. Students are requested to keep noise levels to a minimum between 11 pm and 8 am and during exam periods.  All students requesting this environment are also expected to keep the volume of televisions and audio equipment low.

Please note, it is not possible to regulate the levels of external or environmental noises.

Alcohol Free

If you wish to apply for this type of accommodation you can do so by answering yes to the question about your preference for an alcohol-free environment on the accommodation application form.

If you accept your offer of alcohol-free accommodation you agree not to consume or store alcohol within the flat/House.

Please note we cannot guarantee an offer of alcohol-free accommodation to all who apply for it

Alcohol-free flats are for students who choose and apply to live in them - students will not be placed in an alcohol-free flat without prior notification.

Single Sex

For students who wish to live with the same sex only. You can opt for this in the option when making an application.  If you choose this option you will not be able to have visitors of the opposite sex stay in residences.

Mature / Postgraduate

 

  •  Mature students are defined as any student aged 21 or over at the start of their studies.

 

  • Postgraduate area - Usually 51-week courses and study after your initial degree. Studying full time is a popular choice for students who have just completed their undergraduate degree and already know that a postgraduate qualification is required for their career plans. 

 

 

Do You Know?

When to apply for accommodation?

When to Apply for Accommodation

  • As soon as you have a student number, you can apply for accommodation.
  • Applications normally open in February.
  • We accept applications for accommodation even if Swansea is your Insurance Choice.
  • We will not allocate you accommodation until your offer to study has been accepted.
  • We do not ask for a deposit unless you are allocated and you wish to accept your offer of accommodation.
  • Click here for more information on applying!

We accept applications for accommodation even if Swansea is your Insurance Choice, and we do not ask for a deposit unless you are allocated and you wish to accept your offer of accommodation.

About our Guarantee?

A place in residence is guaranteed to all new full-time undergraduate students who:

  • Hold and accept a firm offer to study on a full-time degree course at Swansea &
  • Make an application for accommodation by 30 June

This means, to be guaranteed a place in residence, you must be studying full-time, meet the terms of your offer from Swansea, and apply for accommodation by 30 June.

Applications received after 30 June are allocated by date order alongside Insurance and Clearing Students.

Some residences are very popular and heavily subscribed. Therefore, we do not guarantee a place in a particular residence.

For more information see Guarantee and Allocations Process.

If an application is received after 'A' level results, or students are coming through Clearing, we appreciate that there is very little time until the start of term, and it may take a couple of weeks to process your application. Here are a few things that you can do to prepare. Check our pages on: Preparing for Arrival. This will help you plan.

Our A-Z of Information

We have a whole host of information on our Website including:

What Support is available?

There is a full support network for students from:

Our Residence Life Co-ordinator and Residence Life Assistanc. Here to support you with any accommodation issues.

 

  • Welfare@CampusLife provides advice and guidance to students on a range of welfare issues, including homesickness, culture shock, bereavement, bullying, harassment, relationship breakdowns and much more. Everyone has a different student experience when they start University. Be assured that we are just as concerned about students' welfare as we are about their academic studies and performance.
  • Money@CampusLife provides advice and guidance on all student money-related issues. For many students, starting university will be the first time they will have managed their own finances. Meeting this challenge successfully will help ensure students achieve their maximum potential whilst studying and will contribute to a positive student experience
  • International@CampusLife provides information and advice on non-academic matters, including immigration advice and services to all international (non-UK) students and their dependants.
  • Wellbeing@CampusLife for students experiencing difficulties and need support. They can point you towards what type of service or support would be most beneficial.
  • Disability@CampusLife If you have a disability, medical condition or specific learning difficulty, contact Disability@CampusLife to find out more about the support that is available to ensure you have the same opportunities as everyone else. 

Unibus Travel Information

Unibus

Cant find what you're looking for?

Check out our A-Z of information, where you can find resources on:

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Accommodation Fees 2018-19

Bay Campus

BAY CAMPUS 2018/19

Invoices will be sent to the students University email account 7 days prior to the due date.

Prices below are based on a standard 40 Week Tenancy 

Payments: Term 1 = 14 Weeks - Term 2 = 13 Weeks - Term 3 = 13 Weeks

ROOMTOTALWEEKLYTERM 1TERM 2TERM 3 TOTAL
TypeRooms Per Person18-Oct-1824-Jan-1909-May-19£
Dual Campus Option* 200 £111.23 £1,557.16 £1,485.92 £1,485.92** £4,449
Twin Room 8 £88 £1,232 £1,144 £1,144** £3,520
Medium 1623 £144 £2,016 £1,872 £1,872** £5,760
Premium 332 £149 £2,086 £1,937 £1,937** £5,960
1 Bed Flat (Singles or Couples) 24 £195 £2,730 £2,535 £2,535** £7,800
1 Room in 2 Bed Flat** 16 £124 £1,736 £1,612 £1,612** £4,960

*Term 1 at Hendrefolan Student Village Terms 2 & 3 at the Bay Campus.

** This is the total cost, however, any Reservation Deposit will be deducted from this amount.


Prices below based on a standard 51 Week Tenancy 

Payments: Term 1 = 14 Weeks - Term 2 = 13 Weeks - Term 3 = 13 Weeks - Term 4 = 11 Weeks

ROOMTOTALWEEKLY TERM 1 TERM 2TERM 3TERM 4 TOTAL
TypeRooms on SitePer Person 18-Oct-1824-Jan-1909-May-1904-Jul-19£
Medium 1623 £144 £2,016 £1,872 £1,872** £1,584 £7,344
Premium 332 £149 £2,086 £1,937 £1,937** £1,639 £7,599
1 Bed Flat (Singles or Couples) 24 £195 £2,730 £2,535 £2,535** £2,145 £9,945
1 Room in 2 Bed Flat** 16 £124 £1,736 £1,612 £1,612** £1,364 £6,324

All images, floor plans, and descriptions are for illustrative purposes only. Individual features and layout may vary slightly. Prices are also subject to change prior to an offer of accommodation being sent. 

Beck House

BECK HOUSE 2018/19

Invoices will be sent to the students University email account 7 days prior to the due date.

Prices are based on a standard 51 Week Tenancy

Payments: Term 1 = 14 Weeks - Term 2 = 13 Weeks - Term 3 = 13 Weeks - Term 4 = 11 Weeks

ROOMTYPETOTALWEEKLYTERM 1TERM 2TERM 3TERM 4 TOTAL
TypeRoomRooms on Site 18-Oct-2018 24-Jan-2019 9-May-2019 04-Jul-19£
Standard Medium 26 £104 £1,456 £1,352 £1,352 £1,144 £5,253
Large 3 £109 £1,526 £1,417 £1,417 £1,199 £5,559
Ensuite Small 30 £120 £1,680 £1,560 £1,560 £1,320 £6,120
Medium 24 £125 £1,750 £1,625 £1,625 £1,375 £6,375
Large 13 £130 £1,820 £1,690 £1,690 £1,430 £6,630
1 Bed Flat Sleeps 2 5 £165 £2,310 £2,145 £2,145 £1,815 £8,415
2 Bed Flat Sleeps 3 6 £175 £2,450 £2,275 £2,275 £1,925 £8,925
2 Bed Flat Sleeps 4 12 £180 £2,520 £2,340 £2,340 £1,980 £9,180
3 bed Flat Sleeps 5 5 £200 £2,800 £2,600 £2,600 £2,200 £10,200

All images, floor plans, and descriptions are for illustrative purposes only. Individual features and layout may vary slightly. Prices are also subject to change prior to an offer of accommodation being sent. 

Hendrefoelan Student Village

HENDREFOELAN STUDENT VILLAGE 2018/19

Invoices will be sent to the students University email account 7 days prior to the due date.

Payments: Term 1 = 14 Weeks - Term 2 = 13 Weeks - Term 3 = 13 Weeks - Term 4 = 11 Weeks

ROOMTYPETOTALWEEKLYTERM 1TERM 2TERM 3TERM 4 TOTAL
TypeRoomRooms on Site  18-Oct-201824-Jan-2019 9-May-2019 4-Jul-2019 £ 
Dual Campus Option* 40 200 £111.23 £1557.16 £1445.92 £1445.92 £0 £4449
Standard Medium Room- with a free Bus pass - see below.  40 1034  £91.00 £1274   £1183  £1183 £0  £3640 
46**          
47***          
48****          
51 £1,274 £1,183 £1,183 £1,001 £4,641

 

*Term 1 at Hendrefolan Student Village Terms 2 & 3 at the Bay Campus.

46** - For accommodation starting on the 15th September

47*** - For accommodation starting on the 8th September

48**** - For accommodation staring on the 1st September

All Rooms are Single - Self-Catered Rooms on-site. All images, floor plans, and descriptions are for illustrative purposes only. Individual features and layout may vary slightly. Prices are also subject to change prior to an offer of accommodation being sent.  

Bus Pass Information

For 2018/2019 Academic Year a free Bus pass will be provided via an Mticket.

Students living in Hendrefoelan Student Village and contracted for a minimum of 13 weeks will be issued with a free code for an MTicket that entitles you to free travel on First Group Unibus transport .   This is accessible via Apple or an Android Smartphone only which is not provided. 

The M-Tickets bus pass is part of the Unibus student travel service operated by First Cymru and works on Smartphones (Android or Apple) and cannot be redeemed in any other format.

Singleton Park Campus

SINGLETON PARK CAMPUS 2018/19

Invoices will be sent to the students University email account 7 days prior to the due date.

Prices are based on a standard 40 week Tenancy

Payments: Term 1 = 14 Weeks - Term 2 = 13 Weeks - Term 3 = 13 Weeks 

ROOMTOTALROOM TOTALWEEKLYTERM 1TERM 2TERM 3TOTAL
TypeRooms on Site SizeNo Rent 18-Oct-201824-Jan-20199-May-2019£
Standard Cefn Bryn Medium 144 £121 £1,694 £1,573 £1,573 £4,840
Large 17 £126 £1,764 £1,638 £1,638 £5,040
Standard** Kilvey & Rhossili Medium 196 £134 £1,876 £1,742 £1,742 £5,360
Large 13 £139 £1,946 £1,807 £1,807 £5,560
Ensuite Preseli Small 37 £126 £1,764 £1,638 £1,638 £5,040
Medium 130 £131 £1,834 £1,703 £1,703 £5,240
Large 17 £137 £1,918 £1,781 £1,781 £5,480
Ensuite Caswell, Langland, Oxwich Medium 255 £137 £1,918 £1,781 £1,781 £5,480
Large 11 £142 £1,988 £1,846 £1,846 £5,680
Ensuite Penmaen & Horton Medium 317 £142 £1,988 £1,846 £1,846 £5,680
Large 34 £147 £ 2,058 £1,911  £1,911 £5,880
Xlarge 5 £152 £ 2,128  £1,976  £1,976 £6,080

Prices are based on a standard 51 Week Tenancy

Payments: Term 1 = 14 Weeks - Term 2 = 13 Weeks - Term 3 = 13 Weeks - Term 4 = 11 Weeks

ROOMTOTALROOM TOTALWEEKLYTERM 1TERM 2TERM 3TERM 4TOTAL
TypeRooms on Site SizeNo Rent 18-Oct-201824-Jan-1909-May-1904-Jul-19£
Standard** Rhossili Medium 196 £134 £1,876 £1,742 £1,742 £1,474 £6,834
Large 13 £139 £1,946 £1,807 £1,807 £1,529 £7,089
Ensuite Horton Medium 317 £142 £1,988 £1,846 £1,846 £1,562 £7,242

All Rooms are Single - Total 1184 Rooms on-site.  212 Rooms with Pre-Paid Dining Card & 972 Single Self-Catered Rooms

All images, floor plans, and descriptions are for illustrative purposes only. Individual features and layout may vary slightly. Prices are also subject to change prior to an offer of accommodation being sent. 

Singleton Park Campus - Self-Catered**The Pre-Paid Dining Card has a value of £28.00 per week which is pre-loaded termly to allow a more flexible dining option. Available for use in any of the Campus Catering Outlets. A budget-friendly option!