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Coppergate, 17-18 Kingsway, Swansea, SA1 5JZ

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13 mins by public transport Swansea University

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66 Alexandra Road, Swansea, SA1 5BD

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14 mins by public transport Swansea University

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Ty Nant, 185 High Street Swansea, SA1 1AD

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18 mins by public transport Swansea University

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Crown Place
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2 Kings Road, Swansea, SA1 8FE

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22 mins by public transport Swansea University

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New Cut Road Swansea SA1 2DN, United Kingdom

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25 mins by public transport Swansea University

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Oldway Centre Oldway Centre, 39 High Street Swansea, SA1 5AQ

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26 mins by public transport Swansea University

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50 Morfa Road Swansea SA1 2FD

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32 mins by public transport Swansea University

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About Swansea University

  1. Swansea University distance from the City Centre:

  • Bus -  20-30 minutes
  • Taxi -   15-25 minutes

  • Walking -  35-45 minutes

  1. On-site Swansea University halls have an average rent of £4,000–£8,000/semester. The rent of the room includes electricity, water, gas, Wi-Fi, maintenance, and security.

  1. Swansea University follows a three-semester academic year system. Each semester has around 12-13 weeks.

  1. The best month to book Swansea University on-campus accommodation after the university offer to study is accepted is February/March for undergraduates. Accommodation applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis, which generally start with:

  • New undergraduate -  February/March

  • New postgraduate -  April/May

  • For returning students -  May/June

  1. Other Campuses of Swansea University

Swansea University Off-Campus Student Housing Options 

PBSAs and private lets are the most popular off-campus Swansea Student Accommodation. These are a little more expensive than on-campus student rooms but offer additional benefits such as flexible contract length, flexible move-in dates, independent social life, modern amenities along with room rent, electricity, water, gas, Wi-Fi, maintenance, and security included in bills. The only differences are:

  1. Purpose-built student accommodation: Average rent £540-£1,400/month
  • Generally located within walking distance from the university.

  • Popular Swansea University student accommodation options include Ty Nant, Coppergate, and Seren - Swansea. 

  1. Private Student Houses (Private Lets) with an average price of £400 to £1,200/month

Secure a Private Student Room near Swansea University Without a University Offer Letter

Student Rooost and Fresh Students accept advance bookings for a limited number of rooms for such students with cancellation and refund provisions. T&C is applied according to the provider. We suggest checking our cancellation and refund policies before booking a room or speaking with our multilingual student housing experts.

Popular Student Areas to Live Near Swansea University

1. Brynmill

Brynmill’s average rent for nearby Swansea University housing options is around £600-£850/month. It’s a 20-25 minute walk from campus. 

  • Bus -  15-20 minutes
  • Taxi -  5-10 minutes

  • Walking - 20-25 minutes

2. Uplands

Uplands’ average rent for nearby Swansea University student accommodation options is around £700-£900/month. It’s a 10-15-minute walk from campus.

  • Bus - 10-15 minutes
  • Taxi - 5-10 minutes

  • Walking - 10-15 minutes

3. Sandfields

Sandfields’ average rent for nearby Swansea University accommodation options is around  £550-£750/month. It’s a 30-35-minute walk from campus.  

  • Bus -  20-25 minutes
  • Taxi - 10-15 minutes

  • Walking -  30-35 minutes

4. Swansea City Centre

Swansea City Centre’s average rent for Swansea University dorms or other nearby student accommodation options is around £650-£850/month. It’s a 15-20 minute walk from campus.

  • Bus -  10-15 minutes

  • Walking - 15-20 minutes

5. Sketty

Sketty’s average rent for Swansea University halls of residence or other nearby student accommodation is around £500-£650/month. It’s a 45-50-minute walk from campus. Some accommodation options close to campus include Ty Nant.

  • Bus - 25-30 minutes
  • Taxi -15-20 minutes

  • Walking - 45-50 minutes

Benefits of Booking Off-Campus Student Rooms Over On-Campus Accommodation

  • Early bird offer (Off-campus student accommodations generally offer discounts or early booking offers.)
  • Unlike university accommodation, there are many student room types to choose from.
  • No offer, no visa, no problem! Easy cancellation process.

  • Avoid expensive last-minute private student accommodation bookings.

  • Stay with your friend or partner despite being enrolled in different universities in the city.

  • More privacy because on-campus accommodations usually have shared facilities and common areas.

  • Off-campus and private facilities generally have modern facilities such as gyms, cinemas, and game rooms.

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these answers to common questions and go to Help Centre for more details.

How many international students are at Swansea University?

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There are over 4,000 international students at Swansea University, making up about 14% of the student body.

Does Swansea University offer scholarships for international students?

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Yes, Swansea University offers a number of scholarships for international students. The university also offers a number of bursaries to help international students with the cost of living.

Are there student support services provided at Swansea University?

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Yes, Swansea University offers a variety of student support services, including:

  • Academic support
  • Financial support
  • Personal support

What is Swansea University's acceptance rate?

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The acceptance rate for Swansea University is around 14% for international students.

What is Swansea University ranked in the UK?

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Swansea University is ranked 81st in the UK in the 2023 Complete University Guide. It is also ranked 201-250 in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023.

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