How to get here
The centre is located on the ground floor of the Student Support Centre. It is fully accessible to students with mobility difficulties and the campus can be accessed via car, train or bus.
There is level access along Park Place with dropped kerbs at the road crossings. There is ramped access into the Student Support Centre. More information about access to the centre can be found on our estates page.
Assessment Centre Cardiff
Student Support Centre
50 Park Place
Further accessibility arrangements can also be made, please contact us with any other accessibility needs:
DSA Assessment Centre enquiries
The closest train station is Cathays station which is located just behind the Student Support Centre. Transport for Wales run a frequent service to this station from Cardiff Central station and Pontypridd. More information can be found on the Transport for Wales website.
Bus services 36, 53, 86 and 95 run from the City Centre and stop on Park Place. More information can be found on the Cardiff Bus website.
Driving from the M4 (Westbound)
Leave the motorway at Junction 29 to join the A48.Continue on the A48 until you see signs for the A470 (City Centre/M4). Take the slip road off the A48 still following signs for the A470/City Centre. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit towards the City Centre to join the A470. Leave the A470 at Colum Road. Continue along Colum Road to join Park Place. The Student Support Centre will be on the left-hand side, opposite the University Security office.
Driving from the M4 (Eastbound)
Leave the motorway at Junction 32. Take the 4th exit at the roundabout to join the A470 to Cardiff. Leave the A470 at Colum Road. Follow Colum Road to join Park Place. The Student Support Centre will be on the left-hand side, opposite the University Security office.
There are generally parking spaces available on the side of the road just outside the centre. These spaces are Pay and Display. Please take care topay for sufficient time to cover the length of your appointment (note: Needs Assessment appointments can take up to two hours). Blue Badge holders can park here free of charge. There are designated Blue Badge parking areas along Park Place.