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Student life in Cardiff
The capital city of Wales, Cardiff has a lot to offer and will ensure a student experience you will never forget. From historic landmarks and sporting attractions to countless entertainment venues and a bustling high street, the city is ready for you to enjoy all it has to offer.
Our accommodation is in easy reach of the University of Cardiff and the University of South Wales, making it even easier to embrace your course and the vibrant city. Whether it’s a tour of Cardiff Castle, sampling the local Welsh cuisine or enjoying a stroll around Cardiff market, you’ll have a great time whatever you do.
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Stylish student living in the heart of Cardiff
As the proud capital of Wales, Cardiff gives you the chance to experience the rich culture that Wales has to offer. There’s plenty to do for students living in this vibrant city, from shopping to sport, entertainment and a host of multicultural eating experiences. It’s small and friendly, with a Big City feel as well being one of the most affordable cities in the UK for students to live.
Everything you need, all safely under one roof. From big beautiful bedrooms and mega-fast broadband to wealth of social and study spaces and exclusive residents events. From all-day all-night concierge and room cleaning to a fully loaded gym and free use of our bikes.
We’re conveniently located on the corner of City Road and The Parade in the heart of Cardiff – ensuring you’re within easy reach of the university, railway station and the rest of the city. The Neighbourhood Cardiff is a unique experience for students- it’s not just somewhere to live it’s a lifestyle.
Collegiate Eclipse by Prima Vidae is just a short walk from both the University of Cardiff and University of South Wales, and with a friendly and contemporary vibe, Eclipse offers unrivalled student accommodation that’s located perfectly for your studies.
Boasting exceptional features such as its very own nightclub for community events, to a themed private dining room to entertain friends. Welcome to the ultimate student living experience.
Book with peace of mind
Easy. Flexible. Safe.
Your wellbeing is at the forefront of our mind. We have put new cleaning routines, sanitising facilities and distancing measures in place to make sure you get the best and safest living experience possible.
We want you to have the very best University years that is why we have ensured a calendar that is packed with fun social events both virtually online and off-site. But that’s not all, as living with Collegiate you can make new friends, create memorable moments and be a part of a great community.
No more worrying about extra bills and admin costs. Living at Collegiate means we take all of the hassle away from you so you can enjoy your time creating memories.
Universities in Cardiff
Cardiff University Student Accommodation
Our student accommodation is perfectly located for those studying at Cardiff University – a popular choice for academics.
- Just a short walk away from the city centre and Cardiff university campuses – you can enjoy the ultimate location during your studies
- Experience stylish student living with our high-spec interiors
University of South Wales Student Accommodation
If you’re looking for student accommodation in the heart of Cardiff and close to USW campuses, we have the perfect solution.
- Our accommodation is within easy reach of the university, railway station and the rest of the city
- Excellent social and study spaces
Did you know?
The world’s oldest record store, Spillers Records, was established in 1894 and is located on Morgan Arcade in Cardiff centre. For over 100 years this quaint music sanctuary has been filling the homes of Cardiff students with jazz, indie, new wave and more.