The big Welsh capital city with a big personality but a family feeling. You will never be short of things to do in a city that welcomes students with open arms.
Revel in the rugby or is shopping your sport? For a study break with scenery, explore Bute Park or the Castle and enjoy the world's best artists at the Principality Stadium. Choose the only accommodation in Cardiff that's a five minute walk from Cardiff University.
Student accommodation with big apartments, big double beds, ensuite bathrooms, and private kitchens big enough to serve big meals for new friends.
Free breakfast in the morning, free events in the evening. The ultimate level of service, with your wellbeing the priority, always. And when you leave Vita Student? You’ll have the tools you need to kick-start your career journey.
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Cardiff now ranks alongside London, Manchester and Edinburgh as one of the UK's hottest cities. The excellent transport links mean that you never have to travel far to find what you’re looking for, whether that’s open space like Bute Park or Sophia Gardens or a busy student bar like our VIP partner The Botanist. But it’s not just the physical connectivity that’s great here, Cardiff is digitally one of the most well-connected cities in the UK; the first to have 5G available across 4 major networks and an average broadband speed that’s amongst the highest in the UK.
Cardiff has all the advantages of a modern city but at a more affordable level. So, you can spend those extra savings making the most of experiences like the Millennium Centre, Cardiff Central Market or a Vegan Feast at Ana Loca. Although now a very modern city, it’s impossible to forget the rich history of the area when you have one of the finest remaining castles in the UK, Cardiff Castle overlooking your accommodation. You can take a short boat ride from Butetown over to Cardiff Bay to enjoy the cool bars and restaurants close to the Millennium Centre.
For cultural highlights, the National Museum holds one of the largest collections of Impressionist paintings outside Paris and Cardiff plays host every year to the Diffusion film and photography festival. You’ll also find the Welsh National Opera in Cardiff but if film and TV is your thing then the Everyman cinema is a fresh environment to enjoy the latest cinema releases.
Cardiff University describe themselves as a global university with a student experience designed to welcome those from all countries and cultures. By encouraging an inspiring and enriching environment, the University has created a strong community feel. You'll also find excellent levels of staff support in the beautiful campus buildings that are all easily accessible from the city centre. Most students will spend their time at either the historic Cathay's Park or the more modern but just as well located Heath Park campus.
The University of South Wales has campuses in Cardiff, Newport and Pontypridd and is the second largest university in Wales. This university focuses on three main faculties: Computing, Engineering and Science, Creative Industries and Life Sciences and Education but is most well regarded for it's film school and theatre design so really appeals to those pursuing a career in the creative industries.
Listed amongst the best universities in the UK by the Complete University Guide and providing oustanding professional and vocational degrees. Cardiff Metropolitan attracts students from over 143 countries around the world which makes for a really busy, vibrant campus. That's why this University was voted the best Welsh University in 2021 according to The Times Good University Guide.