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We have a range of residences to suit individual preferences and budgets.

And what’s more, undergraduates and overseas/EU postgraduates (arriving in September) are guaranteed a place for their first year.


Please contact the Residences Office on Tel: +44 (0)29 2087 4849 or

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We have self-catered or catered undergraduate accommodation with ensuite or shared bathrooms.

Postgraduate students


From overseas? You're guaranteed a place in a postgraduate residence. From the UK? We can help you find rented accommodation.

Disabled students

Disabled students

A number of specifically adapted residences are available, in particular for wheelchair users and students with a hearing impairment.

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Welsh speakers

Some flats are reserved for Welsh speakers & learners wishing to be grouped together.

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We have accommodation for couples but as it's limited in number, unfortunately we cannot guarantee places.

Student houses


We have a limited number of houses & flats for families, so unfortunately we cannot guarantee places.

Student summer residences

Residences are available for both short and long stays during the summer vacation.

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Residences guide

Residences guide

Compare all of our residences with this handy guide.


Contact us

Residences Office
Cardiff University
PO Box 533
Southgate House
CF14 3XZ

Tel: +44 (0)29 2087 4849
Fax: +44 (0)29 2087 4661