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Facilities and services

All staff can access our libraries, computer suites, the Day Care Centre and restaurants, as well as Students' Union facilities.

Day Care Centre

Our Day Care Centre provides care for children aged 10 weeks to five years for our staff and students. It was the NDNA (National Day Nurseries Association) Welsh Nursery of the Year 2010.

We also offer two vouchers schemes to support childcare costs.

Sports facilities and Students' Union

Our staff enjoy access to the University's fantastic sports facilities, including a discount on activities and membership.

Find out more about the sports facilities available here.

Staff are also welcome to use the facilities in the Students’ Union, including the Tafarn bar, CF10 Coffee shop, Union shop, Union Games Room and the shops located in the building.

Library services

Staff can visit – and borrow from – any of the University's libraries. This includes access to the Special Collections and Archives, a historical collection comprising rare books, newspapers, maps and microfilms and more.

Computer services

The University network offers 24/7 access to software and resources from any networked computer on campus – or from anywhere in the world via our remote access service.

Staff can book onto IT training courses, as well as use any of the state-of-the-art computer suites across campus. If you're having any technical issues, you can visit the IT Clinic which provides a drop-in IT support and advice service for staff.

Staff networks and unions

As a member of staff, you can join any of our networks, clubs, unions and professional associations.  Our staff equality networks include disability, Welsh language, BAME (black, asian, minority ethnic), Enfys (LGBT+) and carers and working families.

Catering outlets

We offer a variety of coffee shops, restaurants, cafes and bars across campus where you can relax with a cup of tea or catch up with colleagues in a friendly and welcoming setting.


For further information, please get in touch:

Cardiff University People