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Residential periods

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

All residential periods may include placement periods when you will be paying residences fees but may not be occupying your room.

September to June (40 week)

  • Wednesday 23 September 2020 to Wednesday 30 June 2021, including all vacations

September to June (39 week)

  • Wednesday 23 September 2020 to Wednesday 21 June 2021, including all vacations.

September to July (41 week) - Clodien House

  • Wednesday 23 September 2020 to Wednesday 7 July 2021, including all vacations.

Non-standard residential period

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

Full year residential period

  • Wednesday 23 September 2020 to Friday 17 September 2021.

Please note:

  • Students with a full year residential 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.
  • It is not possible to remain in your residences after the end of the residential period.

Postgraduate courses starting in October/November

  • Friday 16 October 2020 to Wednesday 30 June 2021, including all vacations.
  • Friday 16 October 2020 to Monday 18 October 2021, including all vacations.
  • Friday 23 October 2020 to Monday 05 July 2021, including all vacations.
  • Friday 23 October 2020 to Monday 25 October 2021, including all vacations.
  • Wednesday 04 November 2020 to Monday 19 July 2021, including all vacations.
  • Wednesday 04 November 2020 to Monday 08 November 2021, including all vacations.

Please note:

  • Students with an end date after 30 June 2021 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 the residential period covered by your residences agreement, please note the following:

  • If you plan to arrive before Monday 21 September, your allocated room will not be available and you will need to make your own arrangements for temporary accommodation until the start of the residential period.
  • If you plan to arrive between Monday 21 September and the start of your residential 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 of the residential period, you will need to make your own arrangements for temporary accommodation until the start of the residential period.