Fferm Penglais is situated adjacent to Pentre Jane Morgan and across the road from the Penglais Campus, which can be safely accessed via a footbridge. It offers you the very latest in purpose-built en-suite student accommodation. Located within easy walking distance of the University's academic buildings, the residence provides a superb environment for living and studying with generous en-suite bedrooms and high specification studio apartments, including hard wired and Wi-Fi internet access. A convenient central service area provides café with pool table and 24/7 study areas, shop, vending, laundry rooms, bike stores, social and sporting facilities.
Fferm Penglais houses around 1000 students split between 22 blocks; 20 blocks containing en-suite rooms and 2 containing studio flats. Each block has either 6 or 9 self-contained flats comprising of 6 or 8 single bedrooms. Residents will have access to their own en-suite bathroom as well as a shared kitchen and soft seating area.
There is an area of accommodation located within the Fferm Penglais Student Residence dedicated for students who are Welsh learners or fluent Welsh speakers, and wish to live in a Welsh speaking environment.
Students in Fferm Penglais are self-catering, sharing kitchens in self-contained flats.
Fferm Penglais has an on-site shop located within SGUBORfach offering you low cost convenience items such as, fresh bread and milk, frozen foods, toiletries and cleaning products.
Fferm Penglais is also located within a 5 minute walk of CK's supermarket, or alternatively residents can shop at the larger supermarkets in the town.
However, if you also like the sound of using our catering facilities you can load your Aber Card with money, or family/friends can top it up on your behalf, to use at any of our outlets - you will also benefit from the 10% discount!
Facilities & Services
Fferm Penglais' main facilities include:
- Self-catered accommodation.
- Large en-suite bedrooms.
- Wi-Fi and wired connection.
- Wall mounted TV in every shared kitchen - TV licence included.
- Laundry Facillities.
- Cleaning Service provided in all communal areas outside of your flat - entrances, landings, stairwells and corridors.
- Access to Learning Centres (The Lounge @ Rosser or The Lounge @ PJM).
- Secure Cycle Storage.
- Café with on-site shop, Wi-Fi, sofas, pool table & group study.
- Vending machines.
- Bookable rooms.
- Refuse & Recycling collection points.
- Parking (limited, permit required).
- Residence Assistants providing support and guidance.
What's in Your Room?
- Double bed (4 foot 6) & mattress.
- Under bed storage.
- Bedside shelving.
- Hanging rail.
- Desk & computer chair.
- Full length mirror.
- Waste bin.
- Wash basin with mirror and shaver light.
- Pedal bin.
- Toilet brush.
What’s in your Shared Areas?
- 2 x Fridge/Freezer's.
- 2 x Ovens with grills.
- 2 x Induction hobs (Special pots and pans required*)
- 2 x Sinks.
- Dining table and chairs.
- Ironing board.
- Mop & bucket.
- Dustpan & brush.
- Bins - Dry mixed recycling, glass, food and general waste.
- Wall mounted flat screen TV with a DVD playing capability and aerial connection (TV licence provided).
- Coffee Table.
*You can only use magnetised metal pots and pans, such as cast iron or steel. Pure aluminium or copper pans will not work unless base is bonded with a magnetic metal. Check your pots and pans are suitable for use on induction hobs – this should be clearly displayed on the box as text or a symbol.
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Fferm Penglais is within a 5 minute walk of:
- CK’s supermarket.
- Fish & Chip shop.
- Bus stop.
- Most Academic Departments.
- University Libraries.
- Students’ Union.
- Aberystwyth Arts Centre.
- Sports Centre.
- National Library of Wales.
Weekly Cost 2022/2023
|Length of Contract 2022/2023||
Weekly Cost 2023/2024
|Length of Contract 2023/2024|
|Single en-suite||£149.98||40 weeks*||£167.93||40 weeks**|
*From 10.00am on 23/09/2022 – 10.00am on 30/06/2023
**From 10.00am on 22/09/2023 - 10.00am on 28/06/2024