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Areas of Cardiff

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If you’re unfamiliar with Cardiff, you'll be keen to find out about the different areas of the city to see which is the best match for your needs and lifestyle. Our guide aims to introduce the city and assist you in making the important decision of where to live.

The Cathays and Roath areas are closest to the University’s Cathays Park campus, while for medicine and healthcare students, the Heath area is closer to the University’s Heath Park campus.

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