The College Accommodation

The College, Swansea University

The College, Swansea University

This is information is for students who are enrolling onto a programme with The College, Swansea University (pathway programme or pre-Masters Programme) beginning in September, October or November 2018. 

Students who are currently enrolled with The College, Swansea University (formerly ICWS) are also eligible to apply for The College accommodation.

Students of The College will have a dedicated residence building on the Bay Campus, near The College’s teaching building, and will be housed with other students of The College. 

From September 2018, students will live in one of the recently built Swansea University Bay Campus halls of residence and have a choice of standard or premium ensuite rooms, before moving next door to The College’s own brand new halls of residence in January 2019. Please be assured that The College will assist with and/or facilitate this move for you.

Room Types

Medium Ensuite Room

Medium Ensuite Room - 

£144 per week

All rooms are equipped with:

  • Small double bed (known as 3/4 bed),
  • Bedside chest,
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Bookshelf,
  • Storage for clothes
  • An ensuite with shower, toilet and wash hand basin. 

All rooms have broadband service and personal belongings insurance included in the rent. 

In addition, the room features blackout curtains, a pinboard, and mirror.  You will have access to a shared kitchen and a number of communal facilities (see Communal Features).

Under 18

If you are under 18 when you start your programme with The College, you will automatically be placed in single-sex flat, alcohol-free flats.

Living Environments

You may choose single-sex flats or flats where alcohol is not permitted when you apply. 

Rooms suitable for wheelchair users are available, as are flats for students with visual or hearing impairments.  Please ensure you indicate your adapted room requirements when applying, so we can allocate the correct accommodation for you. 

Premium Ensuite Room

Premium Ensuite Room 

£149 per week

This room offers a larger room than the standard,

  • A full double bed
  • Armchair
  • Drawer Unit
  • Bedside chest,
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Bookshelf,
  • Storage for clothes
  • An ensuite with shower, toilet and wash hand basin.

All rooms have broadband service and personal belongings insurance included in the rent.

In addition, the room features blackout curtains, a pinboard, and mirror.  You will have access to a shared kitchen and a number of communal facilities (see Communal Features).

Under 18

If you are under 18 when you start your programme with The College, you will automatically be placed in single-sex flat, alcohol-free flats.

Living Environments

You may choose single-sex flats or flats where alcohol is not permitted when you apply. 

Rooms suitable for wheelchair users are available, as are flats for students with visual or hearing impairments.  Please ensure you indicate your adapted room requirements when applying, so we can allocate the correct accommodation for you. 

Communal Features

Rooms are arranged in flats of 4+ bedrooms, each having a Common Room with a large kitchen. 

All kitchens are equipped with:

  • Cooker
  • Hob
  • Sink
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Fridge/freezer

Shared flats (4+ bedrooms) also have a breakfast bar and stools, coffee table and sofa. Please note that cutlery, crockery, and containers for separating residents’ food in fridges are not supplied.

  • There is a dedicated reception area with mail room and help desk.
  • All rooms have broadband service and personal belongings insurance included in the rent.
  • There are rooms which are specially designed for students who are wheelchair users or who have visual or hearing impairments. 

Accommodation Fees

Reservation Deposit

  • A Reservation Deposit of £350.00 is payable on acceptance of your offer of accommodation and we ask that you pay this through your Accommodation Account as this will secure your room.
  • You have 7 days from the day you are offered to accept and pay the Reservation Deposit (3 days after the start of term)
  • Unfortunately, we cannot secure accommodation without the Reservation Deposit which is non-refundable if you fail to take up your accommodation.

Weekly charge

Medium Ensuite: £144 per week

Premium Ensuite: £149 per week

Prices are shown on a weekly basis for comparison; however, students will be offered a contract for the duration of their course including orientation activities.  Contract lengths are shown below:

September 2018 Contract Options – The College (Formerly ICWS)

 

Start Date

End Date

Total Weeks

Contract A (Two Semesters)

07/09/2018

03/05/2019

34 Weeks

Contract B (Two Semesters - Integrated)

14/09/2018

21/06/2019

40 Weeks

Contract C (Three Semesters)

07/09/2018

06/09/2019

52 Weeks

Contract D (October entry – Two Semesters)

19/10/2018

03/05/2019

28 Weeks

Contract E (October entry – Three Semesters)

19/10/2018

06/09/2019

46 Weeks 

 Please ensure that you use your six-digit Swansea University ID Number on your application (e.g. 987654) and not your five digit College ID (e.g.23456)How to Apply

How To Apply

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