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University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Term To Study: Fall 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2020
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Exchange
Link 1: CLICK HERE for Trinity Saint David website
Program Locations: Carmarthen, Lampeter, Wales
Contact Phone: 864-938-3777
Contact Name: Office Of International Programs
Contact Email: oip@presby.edu
Program Description

Institution

The University of Wales, Trinity St. David, formerly Trinity University College until it merged with the University of Wales, Lampeter in 2010, was originally founded in 1848. It has two campuses, one in Carmarthen and one in Lampeter, and international students from over twenty countries.

Main features include:

- Student union to get you involved in student life
- Airport pick-up service
- Study and language support
- Cultural experience opportunities
- Homestay opportunities
- On-campus sports and leisure facilities and restaurant
- Open-access IT suites
- Learning Resources Center
- Fully-equipped theater, theater studio, dance studio, broadcast suite, concert hall, and media suite on campus

City of Carmarthen

Carmarthen, a community in the southwestern county of Carmarthenshire, Wales, is one of the oldest towns in Wales. The university’s website has this to say about Carmarthen: “The campus is located on the outskirts of Carmarthen, the commercial centre for a large and thriving area. It is a busy market town with a good mix of traditional and modern shops, excellent leisure facilities and nightlife. Development plans for the town and its environs will bring other big-name stores and leisure attractions into the area.” The town has many local tourist attractions and a great railway system with trains that go directly to London and other major areas.

City of Lampeter

Lampeter is the smallest university town in southwest Wales, with a population of just under 3,000 people. Surrounded by beautiful landscape, the Lampeter campus is ideal for students who want to live in a quieter environment than Carmarthen. Bus services run daily throughout the town to provide public transportation for university students.

Program in Brief

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is very dedicated to making international students’ experiences abroad as comfortable and pleasant as possible. The International Office is available to provide advice and guidance on courses, an extensive orientation program, weekly excursions, and many cultural events throughout the year. In addition, the university offers a career service, part-time work opportunities, counseling and medical services, worship facilities, study support, and tutors.

Academic Program and Areas of Study

University of Wales, Trinity Saintt David offers courses in the following areas: theater, art, business information technology, business management, computing, education, film, health & exercise, nutrition, management and information technology, outdoor education, physical education, photography, psychology, religious studies, and tourism management. In addition, there is a course called Wales and Welsh History which is available only to study abroad students and is designed to give students an introduction to the country in which they are living.

Orientation

There is a mandatory set of pre-departure orientations at PC for all students planning to participate in the program. In addition, an international orientation program is offered at the university.

Housing and Meals

All international students are guaranteed on-campus accommodation. Housing at the Carmarthen campus is £98.00 per week for single rooms with individual sinks. Students share bathroom facilities. All rooms have free wireless internet access and television. Catered residence halls include Myrddin, Tower, and Non. More information about these residence halls can be found on the accommodation page.

The meal plan included within the weekly cost of £98.00 includes two meals a day, five days a week. Meals are not provided during Easter and Christmas holidays.



Quick Facts

Population: 63047162
Capital: London
Per-capita GDP: $ 36600
Size: 243610 km2
Time Zone: (GMT) Dublin

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