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How do I apply for University accommodation?

Most undergraduate and postgraduate students are guaranteed a single place in University residences for the duration of your studies as long as you apply in time. To book your accommodation, you will need your SIMS username and password, which will be sent to you by email after you have been made an offer to study.

Undergraduate

Undergraduate students can apply for a place in University residences after you have a firm offer to study.

Undergraduate students who come to Cardiff as a firm or insurance applicant are guaranteed a single place in University accommodation, however you must:

  • Submit your online application by Friday 7 August (Firm applicants) or Friday 28 August (Insurance applicants)
  • Accept an unconditional offer to study by Friday 28 August 2015
  • Accept your online offer of accommodation, within seven days of your room being allocated
  • Arrive and collect your room key between Wednesday 16 - Sunday 20 September 2015
Postgraduate

Postgraduate students can apply for a place in University residences after you have accepted your offer to study at Cardiff University.

Postgraduate students are guaranteed a single place in University residences, however you must:

  • Submit your online application for a place and make a £200 pre-payment by Friday 28 August 2015
  • Accept an unconditional offer to study by Friday 4 September 2015
  • Accept your online offer of accommodation, within seven days of your room being allocated
  • Arrive and collect your room key between Wednesday 16 - Sunday 20 September 2015

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