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Contract periods

The residential dates for your particular accommodation will be confirmed in your Offer of Residence.

Contract periods will include periods when you will be paying rent but may not be staying in your room e.g. vacations/placements.

September to June (40 week)

  • Wednesday 21 September 2022 to Wednesday 28 June 2023, including all vacations

September to June (39 week)

  • Wednesday 21 September 2022 to Monday 19 June 2023, including all vacations.

September to July (41 week) - Clodien House

  • Wednesday 21 September 2022 to Wednesday 5 July 2023, including all vacations.

Non-standard contract period

  • These periods are set in-line with individual course semester dates and generally apply to students studying:
    • Dental Hygiene/Therapy
    • Midwifery
    • Nursing
    • Radiography
    • Physiotherapy
  • Actual dates for your contract period will be confirmed in your Offer of Residence.

Full year contract period

  • Wednesday 21 September 2022 to Friday 15 September 2023.

Please note:

  • You need to move out of your room at the end of your contract period.
  • Students with a full year contract period may be required to move from the occupied study bedroom to an alternative study bedroom as near as possible within the same residential area. This will ensure that you remain accommodated with other students and will minimise the disruption caused when essential maintenance work is carried out on site. It is expected that this move will take place in June/July. You will be notified of the details and the alternative room to which you are to move by the Residences Manager.

Early arrivals from overseas

If you intend to arrive in Cardiff before the start of your contract period, please note the following:

  • If you plan to arrive before Monday 19 September, your allocated room will not be available and you will need to make your own arrangements for temporary accommodation until the start of your contract period.
  • If you plan to arrive between Monday 19 September and the start of your contract period, your allocated room may be available. You will need to contact your Residences Manager well in advance of your arrival to check this. If your allocated room is not available until the start your contract period, you will need to make your own arrangements for temporary accommodation until the start of the contract period.