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.

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Student studios in Cardiff

Find the perfect student studio in Cardiff. Centrally located and close to universities.

Here’s just some of what’s included with our Eclipse and Neighbourhood studios:
En-suite bathroom
Double bed
Plenty of storage and wardrobe space
Large desk space with comfortable chair for studying
Smart TV

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).

Award-winning student accommodation

Property Week Student Accommodation Awards 2020 – Finalist – Operator of the Year
National Student Housing Awards 2020 - Nominee - Student Accommodation Hero