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    Cardiff University Accommodation

    Located in the thriving city of Cardiff, Cardiff University is a renowned university in England. Opening its doors to hundreds of students from countries across the globe, UniAcco provides top-notch Cardiff University accommodation located just a stone’s throw from the campus and right in the heart of Cardiff. Cardiff University is among the top universities in the city as well as the country and sees a rising influx of students every year. Students can have a wonderful time at the university coupled with delightful student accommodations located just around the corner from the university campus. 


    Students can choose from apartments, student halls, shared apartments, studios and many more options tailored to fit their needs. These accommodations come with top-notch facilities and everything that a student might require for a comfortable university experience. These properties even have helpful round-the-clock in-house maintenance and service teams to help students easily solve their grievances.

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    Cardiff University Accommodation

    Student accommodation near Cardiff University

    Cardiff University is located in Wales's capital city. Therefore, it won’t be tough to find student housing close to Cardiff University. Thousands of students visit Cardiff every year, therefore, there are many international students who want to pursue higher studies in the city. While there are numerous Cardiff University accommodations in the city itself, some of the more well-liked housing options include budget-friendly halls of residence, studios, student dorms, shared rooms, and fairly priced individual houses. 

    Cardiff University offers numerous known places to live, from inexpensive studio apartments close to Cardiff City Centre to undergraduate halls (close to Llandaff) that provide upscale services and accommodation at Cardiff University for enrolled students. There are alternative options for off-campus Cardiff University accommodations that offer remarkable services and utilities to its occupants at a reasonable price.

    About Cardiff University

    Cardiff University is a renowned research and teaching institution located in the centre of Cardiff, Wales (also known as the CU). Cardiff University was established in 2005, although its roots can be traced back to 1883 when the city needed a centre for technological education. CU offers students a wide range of professional prospects regardless of background. Over 33,260 students and 5,739 successful staff members get undergraduate and graduate degrees from the university, making CU one of the most culturally diversified institutions in the world. A huge number of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as exchange study options, offer different majors and specializations.


    Cardiff University: Key Insights 2022-23


      Global Ranking    166
      Total Enrollment    33,190
      No. of International Students           7,700
      Average Fees    $35,098   
      Acceptance Rate    75.2%


    Location and Transport

    Students can easily visit next-door locations since Cardiff University has a campus on King's Road, only ten minutes by car from Cardiff City Centre. CU is included in the city's extensive Cardiff Council network, which spans the entire area. The transportation system in the city is separated into numerous zones that encompass all of the city's popular areas. Here are some of the most used travel options for students from their Cardiff University accommodation -

    • Cycle 
    • E-scooters
    • Bus 
    • Train 

    Note: The university provides many benefits for students who are already enrolled at CU. Don't forget to contact the university to know more about these benefits since it can help save money while living as an international student.

    Best Student Accommodations at Cardiff University


    Places to stay near Cardiff University

    Cardiff has a diverse variety of neighbourhoods nearby, which makes students feel comfortable and at home. Unquestionably, the majority of Cardiff University accommodations are all-inclusive and provide luxurious, yet affordable en-suite studios and communal apartments. UniAcco offers some of the best options for accommodation near Cardiff University -


    • Bridge Street Exchange - It is an excellent Cardiff University accommodation. Students can find the city-side lined with a variety of shops, restaurants, cafes and other establishments within a short distance. It is only a few minutes away from the railway stations and bus terminals. 


    • The Neighbourhood - This Cardiff University accommodation is in close proximity to top-notch universities making it a popular destination for both domestic and international students. The residence is stocked with a variety of amenities to make students feel at ease. There is free wifi, a kitchenette, a study area, a wardrobe, a lounge area, a gaming room, a community area and much more.


    • Eclipse - This Cardiff University student accommodation is a beautiful place to live. It is only a few minutes away from train and bus stations. Nearby hospitals and health care facilities are easily accessible. The accommodation has been carefully designed to provide a comfortable and cost-effective stay to all students.


    • Windsor House - It is simple to explore the city from this Cardiff University accommodation because it is close to all the popular sites. Students can access the city's side, which is flanked by a variety of stores, eateries, cafes, etc. For students who want to travel to the city or their university, transportation is easily available.

    Life At Cardiff University

    Cardiff is one of the world's busiest cities. As a result, it captures every student's interest as soon as they enter its warm and pleasant setting. Each and every area of the city is covered in greenery. The student experience at CU is enriched by the university's enormously diversified culture, rich legacy, dynamic nightlife, museums and galleries, sports facilities, theatres and music venues. It is a one-stop shop for everything a student needs. The university has a Center for Student Life created specifically for all university students. The university has a  knowledgeable, committed support team that is always there for their students if they need assistance with anything, including living in Cardiff or seeking advice on their health and wellbeing, future planning, money management, or other matters. In order for all their students to obtain the support they need, CU has introduced 24-hour online services to expand operating hours.

    Nearby Places

    Almost 20% of Cardiff city's residents are students, hence, there are lots of activities, sights to see and people to meet while studying at CU. Cardiff is well-known for its top tourist destinations. It is an excellent location for international students to have fun outside of their Cardiff Uni accommodation. Every student who wishes to explore Cardiff will discover its vibrancy and beauty, bursting with a vibrant nightlife, delectable cuisines and unforgettable attractions.

    1. Principality Stadium

    Principality Stadium (formerly known as the Millennium Stadium) is a 74,500-seater stadium. Since it was constructed in 1999, the Principality Stadium has served as the hub of Welsh rugby. It is a perfect place to visit for anyone interested in sports, or more specifically, anything pertaining to Wales. On game days, Cardiff takes on a whole distinct persona, with the streets sparking with palpable energy. Tours of the stadium are also an amazing way to learn more about how success and sports go hand in hand in the country.

    2. Senedd 

    The Senedd is located near Cardiff Bay and was opened in 2006. The structure of the building is an architectural wonder and the eye-catching wood ceiling shades the wide front steps. The Senedd was constructed with sustainability in mind, demonstrating once more that design can bridge the gap between visually beautiful and environmentally friendly. The Senedd offers guided tours, but reservations are required.

    3. Cardiff Castle

    The Cardiff Castle was constructed by Norman conquerors on top of a Roman fort in the third century. It is located right in the middle of the city and can easily be explored for a full day. The interior of the castle, much of which was built for one of the richest men in the world, is explained in detail during the guided tours.

    4. Bute Park

    Bute Park, which was designed by Capability Brown is a treasure trove of lush tranquilly. It is now available to the public for walks, meetings and other activities that make large city parks so enjoyable. The 21 sculptures and the popular Animal Wall are just two of the park's hidden gems. There is no finer place than Bute Park in Cardiff when the weather is nice outside.

    5. National Museum

    The National Museum in Cardiff is a museum and art gallery that can be found next to Cardiff's opulent City Hall. It houses some of the finest artefacts in the UK. The majority of the museum's attention is on botany, zoology and geology. The gallery houses one of the continent's best collections and inspiring exhibitions. Entry to the museum is free. 

    FAQs - Accommodation near Cardiff University

    Student housing near Cardiff University provides students with a comfortable experience at a reasonable price. You can choose from a wide range of properties, including flats, student halls, studio apartments, private apartments, and many others.

    Yes, all utilities bills are included with student accommodation of your choice.

    Yes, you certainly can! Please contact one of our property professionals and we will arrange a virtual property viewing for you!

    Students who are selected for the September intake may begin their search for student accommodation at Cardiff university between January and March or preferably 6 months before their intake.

    No, staying at Cardiff university halls of residence is not compulsory. Most students opt for a private student accommodation near Cardiff University as they are affordable and has many more amenities.

    Yes, students who book ahead of time typically receive good discounted rates and pay lower rent near Cardiff University. Making a group reservation can help you save money. We have multiple offers and other cashback offers, so keep an eye on our website to stay updated.

    Yes, you can get student accommodation near Cardiff University. All you have to do is, search for the university and you'll be presented with a range of properties.