Departure Information

Departure Information

If you are reading this, it's probably because you are getting ready to leave. We really hope that you have enjoyed your time and wish you all the best for the future.

Below are a few pointers to help with your departure. Also, as you are responsible for the condition of your room and communal areas of your floor, flat or house until the end of your contract, we have put together a checklist of things you need to do before you leave.

Don't forget, if you are Withdrawing or Suspending studies, if you leave your accommodation earlier than your contract end date, your contractual or financial commitment will still apply.

Watch our video: 'Moving out Made Easy!'

Click here to answer a few questions about your time in residence.

Departure Checklist

Don’t get charged! To ensure you don’t, follow this simple checklist.

1. Clean the communal areas, such as your kitchen and bathrooms  
2. Remove all your belongings from your accommodation; this includes your room & all communal areas  
3. Lock your bedroom door and shut your window to prevent anyone from accessing your room once you have left  
4. Report any damage  
5. Return any equipment that may have been loaned  
6. Return keys to reception before 10am on the last day of your contract  

Forward your Mail & Storage Information

Don’t forget to forward your mail

If you have mail delivered to your residence address, contact your bank, credit card provider and other relevant parties and notify them of your replacement address. There are plenty of standard template letters on the web to assist you.

Alternatively, you can arrange mail re-direction with Royal Mail.  Full information is available on the Royal Mail website: There is a charge for this service.

We hope that you have had an enjoyable year living in residences. 


There are a few storage companies in the area if you need to store your belongings (these companies are just suggestions and are not in any way affiliated with the University):

Storage Companies
Britannia Storage
Swansea Self Storage
Student Storage
One Stop Worldwide

Charity Collections / Donations

Charity collections

There are British Heart Foundation charity banks on:

  • Bay Campus near Dolbardarn residence
  • Singleton Campus in the Preseli car park
  • Hendrefoelan Student Village outside House 40 Reception, near blocks 145 - 150

You can donate your unwanted items, such as clothing, shoes, books, CDs, DVDs, accessories and bric-a-brac.
Food, bedding and electrical items should be taken to residence site receptions for donation.

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