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The University of Wales Trinity Saint David

We are an employment-focused university, dedicated to ensuring our students from diverse backgrounds develop the academic knowledge and practical skills to thrive.

About

History

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) was formed on 18 November 2010 through the merger of the University of Wales Lampeter and Trinity University College Carmarthen, under Lampeter’s Royal Charter of 1828. On the 1 August 2013, Swansea Metropolitan University became part of UWTSD.

Education

Together we deliver clear, tangible benefits for learners, employers, industry and communities by offering a vocational approach from entry level to post-doctoral research. The Group will be further strengthened with the merger of the University of Wales into UWTSD in due course.

UWTSD has a clear and exciting strategic plan which places emphasis upon applied learning, strong academic disciplines and a clear commitment to innovation, enterprise and knowledge transfer.

Research

The University’s research covers engineering, social science, arts and humanities disciplines. Striving to be engaged, always innovative, it’s often interdisciplinary and collaborative in nature. Through our research partnerships we influence economic, cultural and social landscapes at national, European and international levels by delivering benefits for business, government and communities.

Career

Your University Careers Service is the one-place where you can get all the information, advice and personal 121 guidance you’ll need to get the most out of your time at UWTSD.

We are a team of experienced and professionally qualified University Careers guidance practitioners and we exist to help you understand your Career options and develop your Employability.  

Services

Housing services

If you are planning to live away from home whilst at University, accommodation is probably top of your list of concerns. All three of our main campuses have on-site ‘halls’ or student accommodation, with many of these rooms prioritised for first-year students.

We have a range of different types of accommodation available, all offering a safe and secure but independent ‘home away from home’ while you study.

Living in residential halls puts you at the heart of student life, and students in our accommodation benefit from a wide variety of on-campus services.

Library services

Library and Learning Resources aim to support all University students, staff and researchers by providing access to high quality learning resources and information services.

ICT services

The main IT support for staff and students is via the IT Service Desk. All IT problems and requests should be logged via the IT Service Desk.

Student Life

Campus life

UWTSD has three main campuses in South West Wales – Carmarthen, Lampeter and Swansea  - as well as a campus in London and learning centres in Cardiff and Birmingham. 

Each offers a different kind of student experience while all share a friendly, community atmosphere.

Sports facilities

Health and Fitness Suite - includes state-of-the-art Technogym fitness equipment and resistance machines in a friendly spacious environment.

Sports Hall– multipurpose sports hall which can be used for a number of sports i.e. 5-a-side football, tennis, badminton, basketball, netball, soft tennis, volleyball, table tennis plus an indoor climbing wall.

Swimming Pool – heated 20m x7m indoor pool. For use by all students and staff.

Student clubs

Trinity Saint David Students' Union is the hub of student activity on campus, offering everything to enhance your time at the University.

Every student who fully registers with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David automatically becomes a member of the Students’ Union and has access to all of its services. 

Your SU will support you through your time at University by protecting your rights and amplifying your voice. Your SU works by bringing together students from across the University to campaign for positive change on your course, in your academic School, on your campus, and in your local community and beyond.

Lampeter, Wales, United Kingdom

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