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    Are there any tips or tricks with car parking at the Bay Campus Swansea University?

    I live about 2 hours away and having a mother who is poorly, i'll have to visit her at least once a week and may have to drop everything to go see her at hospital if her condition takes a turn for the worse (cancer patient ).

    So for this reason i'll need to have my car. Do any current university students have any solutions? My car is a must, because Wales being run down...my part time job is likely to be further a field and it usually starts at ungodly hours (I'm on a work transfer scheme, all the stores in Swansea don't have spaces).

    I get it..Swansea is a hippy uni and they love being eco and green etc..but for the rest of us who live in the real world ..why didn't they provide any student parking?? It literally makes no sense. Even if I was to be in a different campus, i'd have to spend £300 in bus fares to travel to and fro from the Bay Campus. Just stupid in my opinion.
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    Ring up the uni and ask for a special request. There's a reason why uni's don't allow students to park their cars as it is expensive for them for the insurance companies in the event your car gets stolen or there isn't enough spaces in general. Considering your mum is in poor health and you live off campus, they should be able to consider it as an option for you.
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    (Original post by Dnkz7)
    Ring up the uni and ask for a special request. There's a reason why uni's don't allow students to park their cars as it is expensive for them for the insurance companies in the event your car gets stolen or there isn't enough spaces in general. Considering your mum is in poor health and you live off campus, they should be able to consider it as an option for you.
    I'm not sure if they will. They seem stubborn asf so I was wondering if anyone going to the uni knew any back roads?? Or anyone who accepts payment to let others use their drive?? Or local parking garages??
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    You could try looking on google street view for back roads?
    Or type in "parking near ___" then put in the post code or place you want to be near.
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    Try 'yourparkingspace.co.uk.' There are others too
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    (Original post by rayquaza17)
    You could try looking on google street view for back roads?
    Or type in "parking near ___" then put in the post code or place you want to be near.
    I already did that. The closest streets have had parking restriction/permits put on them since they were getting swarmed last year. I need insider info.
 
 
 
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