Living in Cardiff
Useful information for anyone looking to live and work in Cardiff as an intern.
You will need to arrange your own accommodation, although we can offer advice, including information from former interns on how they found somewhere to live during their time in Cardiff.
The university estimates that bed and breakfast accommodation in local establishments will cost approximately £30-£40 a night and hotels charge £50-£105 a night.
If you are visiting as part of a Leonardo funded placement your accommodation in Cardiff will be arranged by ECTARC.
You can find useful information about coming to Cardiff from Visit Cardiff.
Low-cost self catering accommodation is available from Cardiff University during the summer vacation.
You must highlight that you will be working in the Cardiff EDC on an unpaid internship and that Ian Thomson, Cardiff EDC Director, will be your supervisor.
- Telephone:+44 (0)29 2087 4849
You can also contact residences to ask for weekly updated lists of private sector accommodation that might be suitable.
European Health Information Card (EHIC)
It is also important that you bring a current European Health Insurance Card. You should apply for this in your own country.
The EHIC makes it easier for people from the EU Member States plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland to access healthcare services during temporary visits abroad.