Cardiff University accommodation

Liberty Living work in partnership with Cardiff University, a leading higher education institution in Wales, to provide accommodation at Liberty Cambrian Point and Liberty House to Cardiff University students.

  1. General information

    Founded by Royal Charter in 1883, Cardiff University has been producing successful graduates for the past 130 years. Cardiff University are ranked 5th in the UK for research quality, 2nd nationally for the impact of research (REF, 2014) and top 125 in the world (QS World Rankings 2015/16). According to the latest QS World University Rankings by subject 2015, Cardiff University is also amongst the world’s elite institutions in 25 of 33 subjects. Cardiff University is a member of the elite Russell Group top 24 UK research-led universities.

    Cardiff University is a global community. International students comprise 13 per cent of the total student population. Government performance indicators show that Cardiff University’s students are more likely to succeed in their studies, with first-year completion rates considerably higher than averages in the UK. In recent years, substantial investment has been made in the University estate, including building of a third science and innovation campus. Sunday Times Good University Guide 2013 praised Cardiff University as “one of the best institutions in Britain.”

  2. Location and facilities

    The city of Cardiff offers an excellent location for students to study in. Students benefit from the combination of a small, friendly, inexpensive city with the cultural and recreational amenities of an ambitious and progressive capital city. Students in Cardiff lead a busy life, both with their academic studies and the social activities that take place.

    As the capital city of Wales, it is home to many of the UK’s national institutions including the National Museum of Wales and the commanding Principality Stadium. The waterfront area at Cardiff Bay is home to the Welsh Assembly and the Wales Millennium Centre arts complex. There are regular food, arts and craft festivals and visitors can walk across the barrage or take a boat trip around the bay. You can also find stunning national parks and beautiful beaches just 30 minutes away from Cardiff, and with over 600 castles in Wales!

    The University itself is spread across two campuses: Cathays Park and Heath Park. Majority of Cardiff University students are based at Cathays Park, as it is situated in the very centre of Cardiff.

    There are 3,000 study spaces in conveniently placed libraries and 25 IT suites plus widespread Wi-Fi access. Sports facilities including a training village, an exercise studio and sports pitches are located on four sites across both campuses. Cardiff’s Students’ Union offers a variety of entertainment options, diverse clubs and societies and a comprehensive range of welfare, advice and information services, all aspects of student life within a purpose-built complex.

  3. Undergraduate study

    Cardiff University has over 350 degree programmes offering choice and flexibility. Cardiff University admits approximately 5,000 undergraduate entrants each year. 95.5% of Cardiff University students are employed or in further study 6 months after graduation (HESA Destinations of Leavers Survey 2014).

  4. Postgraduate study

    There are plenty of opportunities for postgraduate students to study at Cardiff University. There is an impressive array of courses, some of which are research led, and others, which are taught.

Our closest residence to:

Cardiff

Accommodation available in Cardiff

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  1. Liberty Gardens - Cardiff

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    from £132.00 pw
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    Liberty Gardens is located close to all of Cardiff’s HE institutions so you’ll be close to all of your lectures and the local social scenes on offer.

    Located on Adam Street right in the heart of the city centre, the residence is within easy reach of great transport links, including Cardiff Central train station. Liberty Gardens sits right near to the centre of town so you can really get stuck into the city's diverse culture and exciting social scene.

    Your time at Liberty Gardens will be safe and secure and your rent is all-inclusive of bills too, so you can sit back, relax and make the most of your student experience.

  2. Liberty Park - Cardiff

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    from £130.00 pw
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    Liberty Park is starting an exciting project which includes an upgrade for all rooms to make them brand new – starting January 2017. How cool is that, right?

    When you stay at Liberty Park, you’re literally in the heart of everything. Located on Pendyris Street right in the city centre, you can take part in everything the city has to offer, before retreating to your spacious room or the exciting common room. When it’s time to go to lectures, you’re within walking distance of all HE institutions in Cardiff.

    Your time at Liberty Park will be safe and secure and your rent is all-inclusive of bills too, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy your student days.

  3. Liberty Cambrian Point - Cardiff

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    from £128.00 pw
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    If you’re looking for the full student experience in Cardiff, Liberty Cambrian Point is where it’s at. This is an exciting student hub and you’ll be close to the diverse city centre as well as your campus.

    Located right next to major transport links like Cathays train station, the residence is ideally located for ease. You’re bound to make loads of friends, as we have so many students staying here from all over the world.

    Liberty Cambrian Point is a safe haven in the city, as we pride ourselves on a fantastic 24-hour security team. To make things even less stressful, all your bills are included in your rent, too.

  4. Liberty Court - Cardiff

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    from £135.00 pw
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    Liberty Court provides students with quality student accommodation in a fantastic location close to everything they could possibly need in Cardiff.

    At Liberty Court you’re right in the middle of the action whether you’re looking to head on out for a night on the town or simply make sure that you make it to your lectures on time. You’ll be right next to the city's higher educational establishments, so all you really need to do is roll out of bed in the morning!

    You’ll be safe and secure throughout the duration of your stay here thanks to the excellent security provisions which we include in your rent. Speaking of things included in the rent, your bills are too – just to make life easier.

  5. Liberty Severn Point - Cardiff

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    from £128.00 pw
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    Liberty Severn Point is super close to all of the city's higher educational establishments. You’ve no excuse to be late to lectures as they’re on your doorstep!

    Sat on Blackweir Terrace in the popular Cathays area, Liberty Severn Point is within easy reach of all of the interesting local attractions and transport links, including Cathays train station. Liberty Severn Point's location allows you to really get stuck into the city's diverse culture and exciting social scene.

    You’ll be in great hands because the residence is both safe and secure thanks to 24-hour security. You’re also able to relax because all bills are included as standard.

  6. Liberty Bridge - Cardiff

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    from £132.00 pw
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    Liberty Bridge is starting an exciting project which includes an upgrade for all rooms to make them brand new – starting January 2017. How cool is that, right?

    Located on Pellet Street in the heart of the city centre, the residence sits right on the doorstep of an abundance of fun things to do and is within easy reach of great transport links, including Cardiff Central train station.

    We take care of all of our residents and whilst we respect your privacy and independence, we have great teams on hand to support you whenever you need us. That's not even touching on the all-inclusive bills to make your life while studying that little bit easier.

  7. Liberty House - Cardiff

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    Our student accommodation at Liberty House is ideal for students at the medical school as part of the University Hospital of Wales Cardiff. It’s also really close to both the University of Cardiff and Cardiff Metropolitan University, so you’ll be able to roll right out of bed and into class!

    Located on Clodien Avenue in the popular Heath area, the residence is within easy reach of all the local stuff you’ll need as well as transport links like Cathays train station. You’re also really near to the centre of town and all of the fun it brings.

    As with all our residences, Liberty House is safe and secure and all of your bills are included in your rent. We like to put your mind at ease!

Why choose Liberty Living?

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  2. Navigation_pink_Group bookings.svg Group bookings

    We welcome group bookings

    Want to live with your friends? We can make it happen! At Liberty Living, we’re happy for you to book with whoever you like. So, if you can’t bear the thought of being separated for even one moment, now you don’t have to be. We know how social University is and we don’t want to split anyone up who’s quite happy in their own little group. We’d also be the last ones to split up a relationship, so you can even share a room with a partner thanks to our room shares – in residences that have double rooms or studios.

    Perhaps you’re coming back for your second or third year with us, or maybe you all met on your course – it doesn’t matter, we’d love to have you stay with Liberty Living. We’ll welcome you (or welcome you back!) with open arms. As an added incentive, we’ll even help you settle in, too. Book in a group of four or more people and we’ll give you a £100* shopping voucher for a supermarket of your choice. Better get sharpening those cooking skills – you’ll all have to do your fair share!

    It’s super easy to make a booking together, so follow the link to find out more about group bookings.

    *Shopping voucher offer of £100 differs in some residences and is only available at selected residences.

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    The best choice for international students

    Coming to the UK to study from abroad? Welcome! We love catering to students from all over the world and learning a thing or two about their culture. Luckily, we’ve already got plenty of experience with this as we currently have around 4,500 international students staying with us, so you’re certainly not alone.

    When you stay with Liberty Living your safety is the most important thing to us. We understand that you’re a long way from home and you want to feel comfortable and secure at all times. We have amazing staff on hand 24 hours a day, from the Residence Team, right through to Security who’ll keep an eye out for you overnight as well as CCTV. Contents insurance covering your possessions is included as standard in your rent, so your stuff is protected, and any parcels you have delivered will be well looked after until you can come to collect them.

    Of course, we want you to have fun and make the most of your time here, too. You can always come to us with any problems,, or even just for a chat. A new country can be confusing, so we’ve got loads of tips for things to do, too – just ask! Many of our staff members are multilingual, so don’t be shy if English isn’t your first language; if we can’t immediately offer support in your native tongue, we’ll point you in the direction of someone who can. We’ll do our best to help you settle in and make friends, and we can point you in the right direction for any visa, welfare or University advice you may need.

    We can’t wait to meet you!

     

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    Multi-award winning

    We think we’re pretty great – but don’t worry, we can back it up, we promise! We’ve won tons of awards and we’re eager to win more, so you know you’re in good hands. From ‘Best Customer Service’ to ‘Best Private Halls Provider’, we have our fair share of accolades, so take a look below…

    • Winner 'Best Individual Accommodation' 2016

    • Awarded ‘International Accommodation Quality Mark’ from 2012 – 2016

    • Shortlisted 'Best Private Halls Provider' from 2014 – 2016

    • Shortlisted 'Best Student Broadband' 2016

    • Shortlisted 'Best Learning Environment' 2016

    • Winner of the 'Contribution to the Student Experience' award 2016

    • Winner of the Rate Your Landlord 'Improvement Impact Award' 2015

    • Winner 'Best Learning Environment' 2015

    • Winner 'Best Student Broadband' 2015

    • Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2015

    • Shortlisted 'Best Individual Accommodation' 2014

    • Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2014

    • Winner of the 'Best Hall of Residence of the Year' survey 2013

    • Winner 'Best Customer Service' 2012

    • Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2012

    • Winner 'Best Moving In Expreience' 2011

    • Winner 'Best Private Halls Provider' 2010

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    It's easy to book with Liberty Living

    1. Find your perfect room

      Found your perfect room? You’ve chosen where you want to be, we just need you to create an account and give us a few details to secure your booking.

    2. Pay your booking fee

      Once you’ve given us your details and signed up to the Tenancy Agreement, all you need to do is pay us a one off £200 booking fee and set up your payment schedule – and the room is yours.

    3. Get ready to move in

      Now try and contain your excitement… you’re booked and ready to move in! We’ve sent you confirmation of your booking and everything else you’ll need to know. We’re looking forward to welcoming you to your new home very soon.
  6. Navigation_pink_Pastoral care.svg Your Student Experience

    Enhancing your Student Experience

    Our dedicated Student Experience programme has been created to ensure that every single one of you has the best stay possible when you live with us. Whether it is coming along to our social events and activities to meet new people, getting involved in fundraising and volunteering for some amazing charities, or popping along to drop in sessions to seek advice on finances, wellbeing and careers, we have something for you.

    We understand that University can sometimes be an overwhelming experience, but don’t worry our team are great at giving advice on and mediating in all kinds of welfare issues that you may experience, such as homesickness, difficulty in getting on with flatmates, noise complaints, relationship problems, partying too hard and having trouble with studies.

    Also, if you need more guidance, we have great relationships with our University partners and their support departments to help and guide you.

    Follow the link to find out more about our Student Experience programme.