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Living in university accommodation is a great way to start university life and meet other new students. We offer a range of accommodation in various locations around the campus for over 5,500 students.  

Find the right accommodation for you

We have a variety of halls and houses to suit your preferences, interests and budgets:

Postgraduate accommodation
Undergraduate accommodation
Undergraduate studying healthcare accommodation

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Moving into halls of residence is the best possible thing a new student in a new city can do. I can’t really put into words what a good time I had in halls - all I can say is that I strongly recommend it!

Freya, staying at Talybont South

You can apply for University accommodation once you've firmly accepted your offer to study here. It can take up to 48 hours after firmly accepting your offer to study until you are able to access the system to apply for accommodation.

Most of our accommodation is in the heart of the city and only a short walk from the university. Our student peer support network will help you settle in quickly and meet new people.

We have a range of halls and houses to suit your preferences and budgets including; LGBT+, Welsh speakers and learners, families and couples, and quiet living options.

Specifically adapted accommodation is available to support wheelchair users and students with a hearing impairment. We can also make reasonable adjustments to a room to support students with a disability.

Cardiff University accommodation guide

Download our guide to get help choosing the right accommodation for you.

Self-catered University accommodation is available during the summer period.