best student halls in Swansea

The best student halls in Swansea Revealed

So, you’re going to university in Swansea. With its cosmopolitan city centre, gorgeous beaches and campus university, Swansea really does have it all. But where should you live? Well, don’t stress, Swansea has plenty of choices when it comes to student accommodation. In fact, we’ve rounded up a list of the best student halls in Swansea to help you decide!

Private Halls

CRM Students, Crown Place

Crown place CRM Students
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Crown Place is CRM Student’s new property in Swansea and it’s absolutely gorgeous. Situated on the waterfront and overlooking the Swansea Marina, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better location. In fact, it’s just a short 5-minute stroll from The University of Wales Trinity St David’s campus and a short bus ride away from the University of Swansea Bay campus. Room wise, Crown Place has everything from cluster options to private studios to choose from. The building also comes with its own on-site gym and private dining room- all of this from just £109 PW.

CRM Students, SEREN

CRM Students SEREN
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Next up is CRM’s other student accommodation, SEREN. These fully equipt rooms are located in the city centre, close to the universities and everything else that Swansea has to offer. Likewise, it has a range of rooms from 6-12 bed ensuites to studios and even studio clusters. What’s more, the facilities in this building are fantastic and include a state of the art sports centre, a garden cinema, rooftop terraces and free bike hire- where can we sign up?! Rooms start at £113 PW.

Prime Student Living, Coppergate

Coppergate Prime Student living
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Coppergate is a brand new student accommodation that is located on The Kingsway in Swansea. Its central location means that it is a great choice for both Swansea University and UWTSD students. There’s a wide range of room options available in this building from stylish ensuites to spacious studios. Addiotanlly, all utility bills are included and students can make use of the free Gym membership, laundry facility, private dining kitchen, outdoor courtyard, secure bike storage, and games zone. Prices start from £127 PW.

True Student, Swansea

True Student Swansea
Source: True Student Accommodation

Opening in September 2022 is a brand new student accommodation, True Swansea. With a central location and views over the River Tawe, this accommodation offers an idyllic setting for university life- great for first-years looking to settle in. There are both private student accommodation and shared apartments available with prices starting at £139 PW. What’s more, the building is equipt with its own free on-site gym, wellness centre and study zones!

Swansea University 

Swansea University has plenty of accommodation for students to choose from-perfect for all budgets and personal needs. Check out the full list below.

Rod Jones Hall

Rod Jones Hall Swansea
Source: Swansea University

Students looking for accommodation on Swansea University’s Bay Campus will be housed in the Rod Jones Hall. This building consists of four blocks and has a variety of room types available including a standard and premium en-suite room. Priority goes to those students who are studying at the Bay Campus so apply early if you want to get a room!

Singleton Park Campus Accommodation

Next up is the Singleton Park Campus Accommodation. This is a popular choice with first year, returning, international, medical and postgrad students. There’s a variety of rooms up for grabs. This includes ensuite, standard and adapted rooms. They also offer Welsh Language flats, which are a popular choice for Welsh speakers.

Beck House 

beck hall Swansea
Source: Swansea University

Next up, Beck House comprises of 6 large victorian houses and has a mixture of shared and single accommodation. Beck House is situated in the uplands area of Swansea, with shops, bars and restaurants all nearby. It’s particularly popular with mature, postgrad and international students.

Hendrefolian Student Village 

Also known as HSV or ‘The Village’, this large off-campus residence is popular with uni students looking for sociable yet low-cost accommodation. Although it’s located two miles away from the Singleton Park campus, tenancies over 13 weeks will receive a free bus pass for the academic year. HSV provides self-catered accommodation with kitchen facilities and free wifi.

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Heading to The University of Wales Trinity Saint David? Well, all accommodation at UWTSD is located at The Llys Glas Complex. Read on to see what accommodation options are available.

The Llys Glas Complex

Llyas Glas complex Swansea
Souce: University of Wales Trinity Saint David

The building contains 80 single occupancy self-catered en-suite rooms ranging from standard to extra leg rooms. Priority goes to first-year students who have the university as a conditional or unconditional offer. All rooms come fully furnished with a bed, desk, chair, mirror, wardrobe, shelving and bedside cabinet.

That’s a wrap of the best student halls in Swansea! Where will you stay? Likewise, if you are applying for accommodation in the second or third year, you may want to check out our list of the best student letting agencies in Swansea too!

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