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University Hall

A large hall of residence with a bus service operating between University Hall and both the Cathays Park campus and Heath Park campus.

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • Couples
  • Families
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Exterior of University Hall
A bedroom in Birchwood at University Hall
A bedroom in Coachman's (ensuite) at University Hall
A Kitchen of University Hall
The new social learning space at University Hall
A bedroom in Nevern at University Hall
A bedroom in Tower (ensuite) at University Hall
A bedroom in Warden's House at University Hall
Exterior of University Hall
The new social learning space at University Hall
Exterior of University Hall
University Hall - Laundry
A bedroom in Dwyfor at University Hall
A bedroom in Garden Wing at University Hall
University Hall 2-bed Flat – Kitchen-Dining area
University Hall 2-bed Flat – Open plan living area
University Hall 2-bed Flat – Twin bedroom

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Quick facts

No. of students 671
Main Building 1.75 miles
Heath Park campus 1.25 mile

Overview

University Hall is a large hall with a lively, friendly atmosphere. It is a short walk or cycle to the Heath Park campus and less than 2 miles from the Cathays Park campus. The University has a bus service operating between University Hall and both the Cathays Park campus and Heath Park campus which runs weekdays. This service is provided as part of the residences package for University Hall, so you do not need to pay each time you use the University bus service. Full details of the dates/hours of service are shown in ‘Getting around’ below.

Address

University Hall
Birchwood Lane
Penylan
Cardiff
CF23 5YB

Telephone

+44 (0)29 2048 5641


Nearest

Shop Penylan
Supermarket Colchester Avenue (Sainsburys)
Fast food Wellfield Road
Bar Wellfield Road
Social Lounge On-site lounge with Skype pods and large screen TV
Sports facilities On-site outdoor Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) including tennis, netball, basketball and futsal

Getting around

Main Building
Distance 1.75 miles
Walking 35 minutes
Cycling 17 minutes
Bus University operated bus service to the Cathays Park campus runs weekdays from 8:20am until 5:30pm between 17 September 2014 and 12 June 2015. Please note: this service is not available during the Christmas recess (15 December 2014 to 2 January 2015) and Easter recess (30 March 2015 to 17 April 2015). The times will also vary around the exam period and during reading week.

Cardiff Bus also operates a service on Ty-Gwyn Road, No. 52
Heath Park campus
Distance 1.25 miles
Walking 25 minutes
Cycling 12 minutes
Bus University operated bus service to the Heath Park campus runs weekdays between 8:20am and 5:30pm between 17 September 2014 and 12 June 2015. Please note: this service is not available during the Christmas recess (15 December 2014 to 2 January 2015) and Easter recess (30 March 2015 to 17 April 2015). The times will also vary around the exam period and during reading week.

Please note: the timings given above are only provided as a guide.

  • Self-catered
  • Shared bathroom facilities (416 rooms)
  • Ensuite (251 rooms)
  • Shared kitchen/dining areas
  • Flats/floors for 7-17 students
  • Network connection point and Wi-Fi access
  • Bicycle sheds
  • Laundry
  • Car parking (93 spaces)
  • 2 rooms equipped with a flashing alarm and vibrating pillow, suitable for those with a hearing impairment

Couples – University Hall
  • 1 x bedsitter with 1 double bedroom/study area, kitchen/dining room and shower room with toilet
  • 2 x one bedroom flat with 1 double bedroom, kitchen/living/dining room and shower room with toilet
Families - University Hall
  • 1 x two bedroom flat with 1 double bedroom, 1 bedroom with bunk beds, kitchen/living/dining and bathroom

All Couples/Families are expected to seek alternative accommodation for subsequent years as the period of residence cannot be extended beyond the first year.

Session 2014/2015

Standard residential period (September to June)
Type Total Instalments Notes
Shared bathroom £3,367 (1 X £1,122.34 and 2 X £1,122.33)
Ensuite £3,927 (3 X £1,309)
Car parking £135 (3 X £45)
Full year residential period (September to September)
Type Total Instalments Notes
Bedsitter £5,944.03 (1 X £1,981.35 and 2 X £1,981.34)
1 bedroom flat £6,685.88 (1 X £2,228.62 and 2 X £2,228.63)
2 bedroom flat £7,427.72 (1 X £2,475.90 and 2 X £2,475.91)
Non standard residential period
Type Notes
Ensuite /
Shared bathroom
Variable according to individual course dates, fees will be calculated according to the daily rate for the Standard Residential Period. Heath Park Students

Please note: these residential periods may include placement periods when you will be paying residences fees but may not be occupying your room.

Name Position Telephone
Petra Anderson Assistant Residences Manager +44 (0)29 2048 5641
Isabel Cleverley Senior Assistant Residences Manager +44 (0)29 2048 5641
Christine Lovell Residences Manager +44 (0)29 2048 5641

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Contact us

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

Tel: +44 (0)29 2087 4849
Fax: +44 (0)29 2087 4661
Email: residences@cardiff.ac.uk