Swansea University

If you are visiting Swansea University and require quality accommodation nearby, then you should consider staying at one of our self catering holiday cottages, shown opposite. The cottages are situated on a farm, some ten miles north of Swansea City Centre and make a great base for visiting the university and surrounding area.

Perhaps you are:

Visiting relatives who are studying at the university
Coming to an open day
Attending a conference
Visiting for a graduation ceremony
On a study holiday in Wales
Whatever your reason for visiting Swansea University, you will find our holiday cottages a pleasant base from which to operate. We have free wireless internet, are in a peaceful location and all our cottages have comprehensive information folders and maps to ensure you enjoy the surrounding area during your stay in South Wales. Get out of the city and stay in the Welsh countryside – make a holiday of your stay in Wales!

Swansea University (Welsh: Prifysgol Abertawe) has over 18,000 students and is ranked amongst the top 40 universities in the UK by the Sunday Times. Over half of its departments have been rated as ”˜excellent’ and the University is ranked 18th in the UK on the basis of its graduate employment record.

Swansea Institute of Higher Education has 3,000 students and offers a range of vocational and industrial courses that complement much of the work being done at the University. The Digital Media Centre at the Institute offers cultural and creative businesses access to state-of-the-art digital equipment.

Swansea University Facts

The university campus is the closest university in the UK to a beach, located on the north coast of Swansea Bay, east of the Gower Peninsula, in the grounds of Singleton Park, just outside the city of Swansea ”” the second largest city in Wales.

The motto of the University is Gweddw crefft heb ei dawn which translates as “Technical skill is bereft without culture”

And finally, accommodation is spelt with two c’s and two m’s – not acommodation or accomodation!