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What to bring


  • bed with mattress
  • desk and chair
  • bookshelf
  • wardrobe
  • waste paper bin
  • fridge/freezer
  • microwave
  • cooker
  • toaster
  • kettle
  • iron
  • ironing board
  • dustpan and brush
  • kitchen bin
  • mop and bucket
  • blinds/curtains
  • noticeboard
  • bicycle sheds (see note below)

Students in Aberconway Hall and in Colum Road/Colum Place Houses can use the bicycle sheds at Colum Hall. Bicycle sheds are NOT available for students in the "Village" Student Houses/Flats.

You need to bring

  • bedding and linen (sheets, pillowcases, duvet, blankets, pillows and towels) - unless you pre-order our bedding/linen pack
  • crockery (for yourself)
  • cutlery (for yourself)
  • cooking utensils and saucepans (for yourself)
  • bike lock (or you can purchase from your Residences Manager - currently £17.50)

Extra and Plus accommodation

You will not need to bring bedding/linen, crockery, cutlery or cooking equipment if you've been allocated:

  • Postgraduate Extra at Talybont North
  • Postgraduate Plus at Senghennydd Court
  • Undergraduate Plus and Postgraduate Plus at Talybont South


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