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Coppergate

0.26 miles
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Swansea
£154/week
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True Swansea

0.70 miles
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Swansea
£161/week
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Ty Nant

0.34 miles
Ensuite  · Studio   
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Swansea
£139/week
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St Davids

0.11 miles
Ensuite  · Studio   
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Swansea
£132/week
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Oldway Centre

0.17 miles
Studio  · Ensuite   
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Swansea
£135/week
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Crown Place

0.43 miles
Ensuite  · Studio   
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Swansea
£135/week
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Seren

0.21 miles
Studio  · Ensuite   
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Swansea
£145/week
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Boutique

0.51 miles
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Swansea
£170/week
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Everything about Student Accommodation Swansea

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 accommodation 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.

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 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. Currently, University Living offers more than 1 million beds across 210+ cities around the world, so students have plenty of purpose-built student accommodations (PBSAs) to choose from.

Top Demanded Student Accommodation in Swansea

Finding 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.

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.

University Halls: These 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.

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.

Finest Student Areas For Students To Live In Swansea

  • Uplands

It is an appealing student area as it has a good student population and offers affordable student housing in Swansea. You can get easy access to Swansea University and social amenities, too, like bars, pubs, markets, restaurants, etc.

If you want the university campus at your doorstep, this is the perfect area with a mixed group of international students. There's the beach close by, and it takes only 20 minutes to get to the city center. Otherwise, everything is within walking distance in this area.

  • Brynmill

It is a hilly area and a top choice for student accommodation as it offers affordable rates and easy access to the city center and universities.

Ideal cost of living in Swansea

Swansea is affordable compared to most cities in the UK. The cost of living in Swansea will come 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.

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 neighboring 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.

Swansea Tourist Attractions

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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Q. How can I rent student accommodation in Swansea?

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You can book your home away from home in 3 easy steps: 1. Select your favourite accommodation 2. Pay the security deposit if required 3. Booking confirmed In all these steps you will be provided free guidance from our experienced team.

Q. What are the different types of student accommodation in Swansea?

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University Living offers purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) close to various universities with fewer restrictions and more options, so the students can enjoy a comfortable duration of stay. You can pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also provide short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programmes.

Q. What are the different types of student rooms in Swansea?

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The major room types are: Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces. En-suite/Private: This includes a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared. Studios: This is a self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space along with a private washroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.

Q. Are the bills included in the rent?

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This depends on the accommodation you choose, but most of our student properties in Swansea have bills included, so you don’t have to worry about paying for anything else. The bills include Wi-Fi, water, gas, electricity, and other facilities such as a fitness centre, games room, outdoor courtyard, laundry room, and other communal spaces.

Q. Can I view my student apartment in Swansea before booking?

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Yes. If you want to view your accommodation before booking it, get in touch with our accommodation experts, and we will arrange a virtual tour for you.

Q. Can I stay at my accommodation during my internship?

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Yes. You don’t have to vacate your accommodation during your internship period. You can stay there as long as you’re enrolled as a student at some university.

Q. What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?

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We try our best to find accommodation that meets all your needs and preferences. If you still don’t like your accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances, we will try our best to replace your room within 30 days for a one-time fee of £250.

Q. What are the best areas for students to live in Swansea?

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Student life in Swansea has everything a student needs, no matter where you live, you will always be able to enjoy everything this city has to offer. Uplands, City Centre, Sketty, Mount Pleasant, Brynmill, etc. are some of the most popular, affordable, and culturally diverse places in Swansea.