When You Get Here

Arriving in Swansea

Welcome to Swansea! Below you will find an easy guide to all you need to know to get started. 

Moving in to your Swansea residence

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Singleton Park Campus:   ‌

Collect keys from Key Collection marquee outside Residences.

After 5pm, keys will be moved to Preseli Reception for collection. Preseli is open 24 hours.

Hendrefoelan Student Village:

Collect keys from Hendrefoelan Student Village marquee on the sports court.

After 5pm, keys will be moved to House 40 Reception for collection. House 40 will generally be open 24 hours during Arrivals, but if staff have stepped out, they will always leave a notice on the door with a telephone number to contact themselves or the Welfare Wardens.

Bay Campus:

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 Delayed Arrival Reference number (accommodation@swansea.ac.uk )

Failure to do this, even where a Tenancy 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.



Collecting your student ID card

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Collecting your student ID card triggers your first student loan payment.

Singleton Park Campus: Collect your University and Library ID card from Fulton House Room C

Bay Campus: Collect your University and Library ID card from the Great Hall Room 029

Visit the Welcome Fair


Visit our welcome event for new and returning Swansea students and their families.

22nd and 23rd September 10am- 5pm

Singleton Park Campus: The Welcome Marquee

Bay Campus: The Great Hall 

Student Events


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Attend College Induction events

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  • Attend an induction talk about your studies, tutors, module selection, health and safety, IT facilities and attending other events during the week.
  • Receive your course materials, for example, a timetable and departmental handbook.
  • If you need to change your module selection, ask staff for advice before signing up for a module. By the start of term you should have chosen modules totalling 120 credits.
  • Browse your College subject area induction events, dates and times

College of Arts and Humanities

College of Engineering

College of Human and Health Sciences

Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law

College of Science

School of Management

Swansea University Medical School