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11 Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3FH

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8 mins walk to Cardiff University

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Cowbridge Road West, CF5 5BQ

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Cowbridge Road West, CF5 5BQ, CF5 5BQ

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Bright Modern 2 Bed House w/Hot Tub
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Carlisle Street, CF24 2PE

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Carlisle Street, CF24 2PE, CF24 2PE

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Great 2BR country-style house with a courtyard
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Broadway, CF71 7GL

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Broadway, CF71 7GL, CF71 7GL

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Richmond Road, CF24 3AS

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Richmond Road, CF24 3AS, CF24 3AS

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Spacious 4 bedroom House in Cardiff - Free Parking for 3 cars
Spacious 4 bedroom House in Cardiff - Free Parking for 3 cars
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Patreane Way, CF5 4SA

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Patreane Way, CF5 4SA, CF5 4SA

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One bedroom apartment near Cardiff Central
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Merches Gardens, CF11 6RE

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Merches Gardens, CF11 6RE, CF11 6RE

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2BR Duplex | Central+Parking
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Cathedral Road, CF11 9LN

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Cathedral Road, CF11 9LN, CF11 9LN

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HG Collection - 2 Bedroom Apartment in Cardiff City Centre
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Howard Gardens, CF24 0EF

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Traditional one-bedroom apartment for up to 3 guests in the fashionable Pontcanna area
Traditional one-bedroom apartment for up to 3 guests in the fashionable Pontcanna area
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Cathedral Road, CF11 9LL

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Cathedral Road, CF11 9LL, CF11 9LL

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Cowbridge Road West,, CF5 5BQ

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Cowbridge Road West,, CF5 5BQ, CF5 5BQ

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The Old Brewery Quarter, Caroline Street, CF1 ...

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About Cardiff University 

  1. Cardiff University distance from the City Centre:

  • Bus - 10-20 minutes

  • Taxi - 5-10 minutes

  • Walking - 20-30 minutes

  1. Cardiff University has on-campus student accommodation options with an average rent of £4,200/semester. The rent of the room includes electricity, water, gas, Wi-Fi, maintenance, and security.

  1. Cardiff University follows a two-semester academic year system. Each semester has around 12 weeks.

  1. The best month to book Cardiff University accommodation on-campus after the university offer to study is accepted is June. Accommodation applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis, which generally start with:

  • New undergraduate - July

  • New postgraduate - June

  • For returning students - February

  1. Other Campuses of Cardiff University

Cardiff University Student Accommodation Off-Campus Options

PBSAs and Private Lets are the most popular off-campus student accommodation in Cardiff. These are a little more expensive than on-campus student rooms but offer additional benefits such as flexible contract length, flexible move-in dates, independent social life, modern amenities along with room rent, electricity, water, gas, Wi-Fi, maintenance, and security included in bills. The only differences are:

  1. Purpose-built student accommodation: Average rent £500/month

  1. Private Student Houses (Private Lets) with an average price of £700/month

Secure Private Cardiff University Housing Without a University Offer Letter

Unite Students accepts advance bookings for a limited number of rooms for such students, with cancellation and refund provisions. T&C is applied according to the provider. We suggest checking our cancellation and refund policies before booking a room or speaking with our multilingual student housing experts.

Popular Student Areas to Live Near Cardiff University

1. Cathays

Cathays’ average rent is around £550/month. It’s a 10-minute walk from campus. Some accommodation options close to campus include Cambrian Point and Severn Point.

  • Bus - 5 minutes

  • Taxi - 5 minutes

  • Walking - 10-15 minutes

2. Roath

Roath’s average rent is around £600/month. It’s a 30-minute walk from campus. Some accommodation options close to campus include Ty Pont Haearn and Collegiate The Neighbourhood Cardiff.

  • Bus - 10 minutes

  • Taxi - 10 minutes

  • Walking - 30 minutes

3. Canton

Canton’s average rent is around £650/month. It’s a 20-minute walk from campus. Some accommodation options close to campus include Glendower House and Collegiate Eclipse.

  • Bus - 10 minutes

  • Taxi - 5 minutes

  • Walking - 20-25 minutes

Benefits of Booking Off-Campus Student Rooms Over On-Campus Accommodation

  • Early bird offer (Off-campus student accommodations generally give discounts or offers on early booking.)

  • Unlike university accommodation, there are many student room types to choose from.

  • No offer, no visa, no problem! Easy cancellation process.

  • Avoid expensive last-minute private student accommodation bookings.

  • Stay with your friend or partner despite being enrolled in different universities in the city.

  • More privacy because on-campus accommodations usually have shared facilities and common areas.

  • Off-campus and private facilities generally have modern facilities such as gyms, cinemas, and game rooms.

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these answers to common questions and go to Help Centre for more details.

What is the rank of Cardiff University in UK?

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The Complete University Guide 2023 ranked Cardiff University 26th in the United Kingdom.

Is Cardiff Uni a good uni?

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Yes! It is a member of the Russell Group and is ranked as one of the world's top 166 Universities by the QS World University Rankings.

Is Cardiff a good place for international students?

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Yes, the university is ranked among the top five universities in the UK for research excellence.

Does Cardiff University offer scholarships for international students?

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The university offers a range of highly prestigious international scholarships.

How many international students are at Cardiff University?

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The university has over 7,530 international students from more than 138 countries.

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