University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Carmarthen | South Wales
Ucas code: T80
What students say about this university293 comments (71 students)
Its quite sizable and up to date. Also if a fair priseReport
Free gym membership for sports students, plenty of sports teams such as hockey. Rugby, football and basketball. Extensive...
Free gym membership for sports students, plenty of sports teams such as hockey. Rugby, football and basketball. Extensive facilities to playback activities, and a broad scope of opposing universities to compete against in competitions×
The quality of student accomodation has been dire.The rooms have a lack of appropriate desks, storage, and uncomfortable small...
The quality of student accomodation has been dire.The rooms have a lack of appropriate desks, storage, and uncomfortable small beds (smaller than a standard single bed).Heating in the various halls is regularly disrupted, or even lacking at times.The water is not of great quality.Showers are tiny and uncomfortable, as well as lacking proper lighting or ventilation.The doors lack proper handles, having only a bolt-lock on one side, making them rattle and shake any time another door is closed.Internet access across campus, but particularly within halls is limited, unstable, and slow, both via WiFi and direct Ethernet access. Kitchen facilities are severely lacking in space, with an improper amount of surfaces or equipment for use by the number of students given access to each Kitchen. With 7-10 students to each kitchen, kitchens are regularly in disarray, with queues for access to sinks, clean cooking spaces, and ovens.Estates has poor quality communication with students, often failing to reply to e-mail, or even holding to promises made in person. Warning of fire-drills or room inspections are often not given.Maintenance of the facilities is severely lacking, with times exceeding 1 month given for the most basic of repair jobs, such as changing lightbulbs, or fixing shelves/cupboards. Even issues of a lack of hot water, or heating, can take several days, if not weeks to be addressed.The quality of halls is not consistent across campus, as certain halls are significantly older than others, and have drastically limited facilities, aged equipment, and lacking modern aspects, such as proper insulation.Hall wardens are inaccessible, and number only a handful, but are never present.Security is likewise never present nor visible. Doors to halls lack proper locking facilities, as well as useful security cameras, which has allowed several cases of theft from halls to go unpunished. This is in addition to the ease in which the general public can walk onto the university grounds unchallenged.The quality of halls are not up to expectations set when applying to university, and the halls which were shown during Open Days were handpicked to be of the highest quality, and not representative of all, or most of the halls on campus.×
Fairly good sized rooms; kitchen facilities were adequate, as were the shower rooms. There are some noise issues in certain...
Fairly good sized rooms; kitchen facilities were adequate, as were the shower rooms. There are some noise issues in certain halls due to partying and societies.×
Being a small town there isn't much nightlife, however there are a few good pubs in town, such as The Castle or The King's...
Being a small town there isn't much nightlife, however there are a few good pubs in town, such as The Castle or The King's Head, and they put on various Open Mic and other music events.×
The nights out could be better, there is the union club and an additional one in the town, but the upside is the opportunity...
The nights out could be better, there is the union club and an additional one in the town, but the upside is the opportunity for campfires and walks to the hill fort. I was disappointed with the bus services to the nearest towns which only ran every hour and cost 5.80 for a return, but the local places offer a diverse range of shopping and nightlife opportunities as there are specially catered buses for late at night.×
How students describe this university
Number of students10,425
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate83%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time32%
of students are part-time
Male / Female55%
of students are female
Young / Mature25%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK9%
of students here are from outside the UK
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