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Located 1.5 miles west of the city centre, Brynmill is one of the most popular areas for student houses in Swansea due to its proximity to Swansea University (just over 1km in distance). Make sure you visit Brynymor Road for a great selection of restaurants and cafes, or the nearby Uplands for a student night out to remember.
Mount Pleasant is home to the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s campus and is conveniently located within walking distance to the city centre. It’s a great place to find private student accommodation in Swansea and has excellent public transport links, with Swansea Train Station under 1km away from Mount Pleasant.
Situated just a short distance from Swansea city centre, Sandfields is a popular choice for student housing in Swansea. Located just over 1km from The University of Wales Trinity Saint David and around 2km away from Swansea University - Sandfields is a convenient location that brings all the benefits of city living, but without the price tag.
When you choose to live in Swansea city centre, you’ll be at the heart of the action and find plenty of fantastic options for student housing in Swansea. You’ll be within walking distance of University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea Train Station and the historic Swansea Castle, and never far from a diverse selection of cafes, bars, restaurants and nightclubs.
Situated in the city’s Maritime Quarter, Swansea Marina is definitely one of the more picturesque places to live in the city - with many options for luxury student accommodation in Swansea. The Marina has a wide selection of quality restaurants and bars, and is the perfect spot for harbourside strolls.
Uplands is a popular area for both Swansea University and University of Wales Trinity Saint David students. The area is also known for its nightlife - with lots of bars located on Uplands Crescent with student friendly offers and drinks deals. Uplands is just one mile away from Swansea city centre and has some great house shares and student apartments in Swansea.
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FAQs about student accommodation in Swansea
Student accommodation in Swansea starts at £70 and can cost over £300 per person per week (pppw). The average rental cost for student housing in Swansea is around £91 pppw, excluding bills. For purpose built apartments, the average is £132 pppw. How much you spend all depends on your preferences and whether you choose to opt for a student house share in Swansea or luxury student accommodation in Swansea. Your chosen neighbourhood can have a huge influence on your monthly rental cost too.
There is an abundance of cheap student accommodation in Swansea and it has the fifth-lowest monthly rent when compared against the UK's other university cities.
Swansea University students are spoiled for choice when it comes to finding somewhere to live. There’s plenty of student accommodation in Swansea located in the city centre, Swansea Marina, Brynmill, Uplands, Mount Pleasant and Sandfields.
No. Swansea is a relatively cheap place to live compared to many UK university cities.
Swansea University is ranked 24th place in the Guardian University Guide 2022, 29th in the Complete University Guide 2022 and 39th in the Times Good University Guide 2022.
This depends entirely on where your university campus is located. You’ll be able to find student accommodation in Swansea in close proximity to all of the city’s university campuses.
No, Swansea University is not a member of the Russell Group.
Many student properties in Swansea are now advertised with bills included in the price. Where this is the case, your rental price could include electricity, gas, internet, TV licence and water bills and this is clearly stated on the listing. Properties without bills included are also available, giving you the flexibility to choose your own energy and water suppliers and internet service provider.
It is normal for property managers to require you to pay a security deposit at the time of booking or before you move in. Where a deposit is required and you are signing a tenancy agreement, your property manager must protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. As long as you look after the property and have no deductions for damage or unpaid rent, your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement ends. Tenancy deposits are legally capped at five weeks’ rent per person, so if your own portion of the rent is £100 per week, the maximum deposit would be £500. It is more common however for student deposits to be in the £100-250 range.
The majority of student accommodation in Swansea is rented for fixed contract lengths. For purpose built student accommodation, 43 and 51 week fixed term contracts are the most common. For shared houses, 52 week stays are the most common and generally start in July to September.
Short-term student rentals in Swansea are becoming more popular every year. As a result, property managers are increasingly offering shorter tenancy lengths, whether for the summer period or for individual semesters and terms. This is more common in the purpose built student accommodation sector than in shared student rental houses in Swansea.
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