Carmarthen, Lampeter, and Swansea campuses all have on-site, self-catered accommodation. All are fully furnished and have free wireless internet available for students.
There are also plenty of options to find private rented accommodation, either in privately-run student halls or in private rented accommodation.
Carmarthen accommodation is located on campus in close reach of class. First-year students are offered accommodation within the self-catered accommodation in Archbishop Noakes containing 288 single occupancy en-suite rooms. Each flat contains eight rooms together with a shared kitchen and lounge. All halls are catered and cost £3,610 for a 38-week contract. All rooms in halls of residence come fully furnished, the fixtures and fittings include a bed with mattress, desk and chair, wardrobe, shelving, bedside cabinet, and en-suite bathroom.
On-site accommodation at Lampeter is guaranteed to first-year students. There are 15 different residences, mainly all self-catered. There is also the option to have an en-suite bathroom. Prices range from £3,000 for a standard room in a self-catered block to £3,600 for an en suite in a self-catered hall.
Accommodation is available at the Llys Glas complex and is available to first, second, third year and postgraduate students. Llys Glas offers 80 self-catered en-suite rooms for single occupancy located in the city centre. Prices range from £5,000 to £5,600. There is plenty of private student accommodation and other options close to the university.
“Everything needed is there. The hall is clean and spacious.”
“It's nice, very central.”
“Pretty good quality, cheap!”
Carmarthen boasts a wide range of academic facilities, including a Learning and Teaching building, complete with social spaces for students to relax in between classes. Media and performing arts students will have access to music and media suites and a fully equipped theatre.
Wales’ national broadcaster, S4C, has moved its headquarters to the stunning Yr Egin building on the campus, offering work-experience opportunities as well as the chance to attend live broadcasts and other events in the studio and café-bar.
A well-stocked library holds a wide range of books and journals. Sports fans will enjoy visiting the Sports Centre, or the swimming pool and multi-purpose dance studio.
After the study, students are able to enjoy a visit to the on-site bar, offering reasonably priced food and drink throughout the day and night, as well as hosting weekly events and themed parties.
The campus at Lampeter has two libraries and is home to an impressive collection of over 30,000 medieval manuscripts and early modern first edition prints, found in the Roderic Bowen Library. The main library has over 275,000 books and journals, as well as a variety of study areas and hi-tech learning equipment. There is also a MAC laboratory and two computer suites on site.
The 1822 Starbucks café is a great place to meet friends and get a snack between lecturers, while over at the Students’ Union, students can find a café, bar, and club. There are also sports halls, featuring badminton and squash courts.
Students have access to state-of-the-art equipment and technology at UWTSD in Swansea.
Architecture, Computing, and Engineering students have the use of a range of industry-standard equipment, including a race car simulator and a rolling road.
Dedicated subject facilities include a TV studio with green screens, professional cameras and Mac computers, psychology labs, and more. Student reviews praised the art facilities, which include 2D printing workshops and laser cutting machines.
The new £350m SA1 Swansea Waterfront campus, with its award-winning buildings right by the sea, has superb facilities for a range of science subjects as well as ultra-modern digital teaching equipment. There is a café, an attractive new library with subject-specific books and online materials, as well as computers and comfy seating areas.
Swansea Business Campus and Swansea School of Art have cafes and relaxation areas and are a stone’s throw from the city's shops, cafes and other recreational facilities.
The university works with several sports groups and leisure centres to provide additional opportunities for students to get fit and have fun.
“Well stocked library, good sized sports hall and facilities, okay laundry on site.”
“Very clean and modern.”
“Fantastic facilities available on campus (very diverse range for Art students).”