Exceptional student accommodation in Cardiff city centre
Our student apartments come as self-contained studios and private en-suite rooms. Students also get exclusive access to amazing facilities including an on-site gym, cinema and karaoke room, beautiful common areas and stylish study spaces. With Collegiate, you’ll be staying at some of the best student accommodation in Cardiff.
The proud Welsh capital is home to over 30,000 students and Collegiate is proud to offer exceptional student accommodation that puts you in the heart of this great city. Cardiff is famously one of the most cost-effective cities for students, but not at the expense of a packed social and cultural calendar. You’ll be able to enjoy a host of festivals and performances, a vibrant art scene and delicious food all year round.
Our Cardiff student residences have everything you need, all safely under one roof and conveniently located in the heart of the city. Ideal for students at the University of Cardiff, University of South Wales and Cardiff Metropolitan University, our residence offers a truly unique student living experience. Both of our Cardiff student accommodations are within easy reach of the universities, railway station and the rest of the city so you can enjoy Cardiff’s exciting offering of restaurants, bars, shops and so much more.
Collegiate offers a range of room and studio types, as well as shared apartments. Whatever you decide on, you’ll always benefit from en-suite facilities, a private study space and a kitchen area. With all bills and Wi-Fi included in your rent, there’s no need to worry about extra costs, so you can focus on enjoying your time in Cardiff.
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.
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.
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
Cardiff Metropolitan University Student Accommodation
Cardiff Met offers practice-focussed degree courses in a variety of disciplines. Explore our city-centre accommodation with excellent transport links to the university and campuses.
- We have student accommodation to suit your needs – including shared flats and studios
- Great on-site facilities such as a private fitness suite and cinema
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
FAQs: Student Accommodation in Cardiff
How much does rent cost for students in Cardiff?
Several factors decide the rent of student residences, including the type of student accommodation you book. The various facilities and amenities provided by the accommodation and the room’s configuration all factor into the price for accommodation in Cardiff. Private student accommodation in Cardiff usually costs between £115 – £300 per week based on a range of studio types and shared flats or houseshares.
How do I pay for my student room in Cardiff?
You can make rent payments online using your credit or debit card via your Collegiate Portal account or by bank transfer. Contact your accommodation management team if you’d like to pay by bank transfer.
How much money will I spend on bills as a student in Cardiff?
On average, UK students spend £37 per month on bills. However, when you book Collegiate student accommodation in Cardiff, all bills are included with your room: Electricity, Gas, Water & Broadband. You also get exclusive access to facilities such as a private gym, on-site laundry room, private cinema, dinner party room, residents lounge, study rooms, and more as well as on-site services such as maintenance and security.
What are the best student areas in Cardiff?
Cardiff is a great city in which to be a student, offering a capital city lifestyle combined with a relaxed atmosphere. There are a variety of shopping centres, restaurants and a friendly atmosphere make it the ideal home away from home. Our accommodation is in easy reach of the University of Cardiff and the University of South Wales, making it easy for you to embrace your course and this vibrant city. For example, Cardiff Bay is a fantastic area to dine out, visit the theatre or simply take a walk along the many trails. Cardiff is also well known for filming the famous ‘Dr Who’ BBC programme where you can book tours and visit the film set. Check out our Cardiff city guides here.
Can I view my student flat in Cardiff before booking?
Yes, most accommodation providers including Collegiate will provide tours of the apartments – either via video or in person (government guidelines allowing).