Hendrefoelan Student Village

Village residents on life at the Student Village #HSV

We asked our residents how they'd describe their life living in our Hendrefoelan Student Village in one word... this is what they said...

A Thriving Student Community

Good value accommodation two miles from Campus

  • Our largest residence site of 1,600 students boasts a friendly, lively and active social scene
  • Self-catered standard rooms with kitchens equipped with cooker, hob, microwave, kettle and fridge / freezer and plenty of storage
  • Properties vary, housing between 4 and 10 students with shared bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Bathroom ratio on average 1:4 but varies between properties 
  • A frequent bus service to the Campus, city centre and Gower (limited service during vacations) 
  • A Spar shop on site
  • Local shops, Post Office, banks, pubs and takeaways within a ten minute walk 
  • Students' Union run the launderette and bar called the Wonky Sheep!

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  • 2 1/2 miles from the main University campus: 10/15 minute bus ride / 45 minute walk / 15 minute cycle
  • 20 minute drive/ bus ride from national award winning beaches on the Gower Peninsula
  • 15 minute bus ride / 45 minute walk / 15 minute cycle to the City Centre / train station

Designated areas include:

  • Quiet areas - Noise restrictions between 11pm and 8am
  • Alcohol Free areas - Students agree not to consume or store alcohol within the flat/House
  • Welsh speakers - Siarad cymraeg? Specifc area for students who speak welsh.
  • 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 area: human and health science students click here.