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St Davids

0.38 miles
New Cut Rd, Swansea SA1 2DN, UK
Ensuite  · Studio   
No Visa No Pay
No University No Pay
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£132/week

True Swansea

0.71 miles
50 Morfa Rd, Swansea SA1 2FD, United Kingdom
Apartments  · Studio   
No Visa No Pay
No University No Pay
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£150/week

Coppergate

0.26 miles
Coppergate, 17–18 The Kingsway, Swansea SA1 5JZ, United Kingdom
Ensuite  · Studio   
No Visa No Pay
No University No Pay
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£154/week

Seren

0.21 miles
Seren, 66 Alexandra Road, Swansea, SA1 5BD, United Kingdom
Studio  · Ensuite   
No Visa No Pay
No University No Pay
Starting From

£150/week

Crown Place

0.43 miles
Crown Place Kings Road Swansea, SA1 8PH
Ensuite  · Studio   
No Visa No Pay
No University No Pay
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£135/week

Oldway Centre

0.17 miles
The Oldway Centre, 39 High St, Swansea SA1 5AQ, United Kingdom
Studio  · Ensuite   
No Visa No Pay
No University No Pay
Starting From

£139/week

Ty Nant

0.37 miles
180 High St, Swansea SA1 1NL, United Kingdom
Ensuite  · Studio   
No Visa No Pay
No University No Pay
Starting From

£141/week

Boutique

0.36 miles
166, 167 St Helen's Rd, Swansea SA1 4DQ, United Kingdom
Studio   
No Visa No Pay
No University No Pay
Starting From

£190/week

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About Swansea

Swansea is home to a culturally diverse crowd of students from across the world, and with a history dating back centuries, there is so much to learn about the city. It is the second largest city in Wales, with its southwest coast located within the historic boundaries of the Welsh commote of Gŵyr and prehistoric Glamorgan. The city is also popular for its Welsh professional football club, Swansea City Association Football Club. The city has excellent transport links, so even if you are new to Swansea, you will have no problem navigating your way around.

A coastal city and county, Swansea has rightfully earned itself the title “City and County of Swansea in Wales.” Swansea is home to various institutions and universities like Swansea University, Gower College Swansea, and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. Each year, thousands of students choose Swansea for higher education. This is why it becomes difficult for students to find student accommodation in Swansea in the university halls of residence, and they have to choose private student housing like shared student apartments or independent studios, suites, and en-suite rooms.

Student Accommodation in Swansea

The student accommodations in Swansea are designed to provide comfort to the students. Some of the best-recommended accommodations are Seren and True Swansea, etc, which you can find on University Living.

University Living is a managed marketplace where those who are going abroad for their higher education can book best student accommodation in Swansea. Apart from accommodation, students can also avail of many of the value-added services provided, like pick and drop, currency exchange, SIM cards, and much more.

If you want to find or discover some of the best student housing in Swansea, you can get in touch with us. Our accommodation experts are available 24/7 and will be glad to guide and assist you in all your student housing needs and requirements.

We will help you in the whole process of booking your international student accommodation in Swansea.

Top Demanded Student Accommodation in Swansea

Finding Swansea student accommodation is easy with us! But, you have to do your part before considering a property by looking into your desired location, price, accommodation type, occupancy, amenities, and other personal preferences.

Student Housing: Student housing in Swansea provides convenience, comfort, security, amenities, and full-furnished homes with inclusive utility bills. You can find a wide range of student rooms in Swansea:

Studio: Student studios in Swansea comprises a one-bedroom, bathroom and kitchen apartment.

Suites: It consists of a single bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living room, without partition.

Ensuites: It comes with an attached bathroom, shared kitchen, bathroom, and living room.

Private Apartments: Private student apartments in Swansea foster a sense of belonging among freshers, graduates, and post-graduate students. They are preferred by students as they are modern and stylish and provide amenities for comfort and easy living. This way, students can only focus on their studies.

Sharing Accommodation: These are shared furnished student accommodation in Swansea that offers shared student rooms and multiple occupancy for student apartments in Swansea.

Home Stays: This is a type of student homestay in Swansea provided by the locals to stay in their homes for a local cultural experience.

University Halls: Student halls are residence halls within the university, and they differ from private student housing as universities manage them. Newbies prefer it as it eases the transition of student college life.

Top student accommodation in Swansea:

1. Ty Nant Swansea

2. Coppergate Swansea

3. True Swansea

4. St Davids Swansea

5. Oldway Centre Swansea

6. Crown Place Swansea

7. Boutique Swansea

8. Seren Swansea

Cost of living in Swansea

Swansea is affordable compared to most cities in the United Kingdom. The cost of living in Swansea will come to around £790/month, including rent, food, transportation, and your other extra expenses.

The cost of student housing rent in Swansea will range between £125/week to £135/week.

The price of food will depend upon your eating and spending habits. If you cook meals at home, which is cheaper than buying from outside, the cost of monthly groceries will come to £200/month. As for restaurant meals, it will depend upon the type of restaurant, but on average, your meals outside will cost £8/person.

It will exclude your tuition fee, and the cost of your monthly expenses will depend on your lifestyle.

1. Off-Campus Student Accommodation in Swansea Rent: Starts from £400/ month onwards

2. Cost of Food and Groceries: £300 to £400/ month

3. Cost of Mobile and Internet Bill: £80 to £120/ month

4. Cost of Transportation: £50 to £100/ month

5. Cost of Miscellaneous: £50 to £100/ month

Student Lifestyle and Living in Swansea

With its perfect location and affordable living, it has become an ideal choice for students to study and live here. It is one of the most demanding places in United Kingdom as it offers an array of opportunities and experiences for students from abroad. What's captivating about this place is its natural beauty, it has so many natural places that represent its culture and history.

Apart from all that, it is diverse, vibrant, multicultural and has some of the best music, food, and cultural scenes.

At the Swansea city centre, you will find many shopping areas, food, restaurants and even just places to hang out yet in proximity to the green spaces.

Best Travel Transportation Services in Swansea

If you want to visit the attractions and enjoy the natural beauty of Swansea, you can walk as it is a pedestrian-friendly town. There's a good network of public transportation that will get you around the town and to other neighbouring areas.

Buses: Two companies operate the buses, and they can get you places within the city, university, attractions, and surrounding areas.

Trains: It is served by Transport for Wales and GWR connection trains to and from London, Cardiff, Manchester, and Swansea. The train fare will vary depending on the cities and distance.

Tourist Attractions in Swansea

1. Gower peninsula

Visit the Gower Peninsula for picture-perfect sights of sandy beaches and magnificent limestone cliffs, and you’ll know why it still warrants being the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

2. Oystermouth Castle

When you’re up for a dive into history, head take the bus to Oystermouth Castle and take in the views of Swansea Bay and explore the old stairways and tunnels.

3. National Waterfront Museum

One of the best places to learn about the history of the city is the National Waterfront Museum, which focuses on manufacturing and industrial innovation in Wales from around three hundred years ago to the present day.

4. Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

As an art lover, The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, which was founded in the year 1911 and is widely known for its exhibitions, is a must-visit.

Top Universities in Swansea

1. Swansea University

Located in the second largest city in Wales, Swansea University was founded in the year 1920 and since then has been widely known for its academic achievements. The university ranks # =307 in QS World University Rankings, offering 245 UG and 340 PG programs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Q. When should I start booking for Swansea student accommodation after selected in fall intake?

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You should start searching and booking Swansea student accommodation for fall intake in the month of March.

Q. What steps to follow for booking student accommodation in Swansea with University Living?

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You can go to the search button and compare the list of properties based on your desired location, price, amenities, accommodation and occupancy types and others. You can hit the book button and submit all the details. We are here to guide and assist you in the booking process all around the clock!

Q. Is fully furnished student accommodation in Swansea expensive?

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All of the private student accommodation in Swansea comes in fully furnished, equipped with amenities and inclusive of utility bills.

Q. Why Do I need a guarantor to rent a student room in Swansea?

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It provides insurance to the property agent in case you can’t pay the rent on time. They take the responsibility in the UK.

Q. Is it possible to do a virtual tour before booking a student room in Swansea?

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Yes, you can request a virtual tour before booking your student room in Swansea.

Q. Can I pay the rent of my Swansea student housing in instalments?

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The student accommodation rent in Swansea can either be paid in 4 instalments with a UK guarantor or in full without a UK guarantor.

Q. How to cancel my booking for student accommodation in Swansea?

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You can get in touch with our accommodation experts to cancel your postgraduate accommodation in Swansea. They will guide and assist you with the cancelltion policies.

Q. Are utility bills included in rent of student housing in Swansea?

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Yes, utility bills are included in the rent of student housing in Swansea. This will cover your water, heating, wi-fi, electricity bills etc.  

Q. Do Swansea Student Accommodation offer short-term stays?

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This will depend upon the property and its offerings. If you require a short stay in Swansea, you should get in touch with our accommodation experts at University Living.

Q. Is it safe to book a private student apartment in Swansea?

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Yes, it is safe to stay in a private student apartment in Swansea as they are well-equipped with the latest modern security technologies like CCTV, Secured Entry Door, etc.

Q. How much should I pay for a security deposit to book a student rooms in Swansea?

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You need to pay the security deposit of £250 at the time of booking.

Q. How much is the average rent for Swansea student accommodation?

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The student rent in Swansea starts from £135/week onwards which comes fully furnished, equipped with amenities and inclusive of utility bills. 

Q. What types of student rooms are available in Swansea?

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There are studio student rooms in Swansea and en-suite student rooms in Swansea

Q. Is student accommodation in Swansea available near universities?

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Most of the student houses in Swansea is near the universities. They are within walking distance or hop away on a bus or train ride to the uni campus.

Q. What transportation facilities are available near student accommodation in Swansea?

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Most of the student residences in Swansea is located near universities and they are within walking distance. If you need to use public transportation, there are buses and trains available with easy access to the stations. 

Q. Are guardians allowed to stay with me in Swansea student apartment?

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This will depend upon the guest policy of the Swansea student apartment. Please get in touch with our accommodation experts for updates on guest policies.

Q. What to do if I don’t like my student accommodation in Swansea after moved in?

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At University Living, we have a room replacement service where you can request to change the student accommodation in Swansea, and we will replace your room within 60 days.