Location

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You can’t do better than Cardiff!

A thriving city packed full of things to do, place to be and people to see.

Cardiff is known as a city that loves to entertain. With a huge array of bars and restaurants to amazing live music venues, theatres and sports you will never be looking for something to do.

And what is right in the centre of it all? That’s right, Bridge Street Exchange! 8 minutes’ walk to the station means travel is super-accessible and easy. St. David’s Shopping Centre is right on your doorstep along with the buzzing cultural centre and of course, the Universities!

A perfect location for students of either university, making travelling to uni simple. Only a 15-minute walk from Cardiff University, or hop on a bus and you can be at Cardiff Metropolitan University in 20-minutes.

Cardiff is not just fantastic for branching out into your new student lifestyle. With employers like Admiral Group, GE Aircraft Engine Services and Celsa Holdings Ltd, you’ll find Cardiff offers plenty of opportunities for after graduation to make it your home city.

Student Living. Live the Location.

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We’ve curated the best Cardiff has to offer and the best bit is that its all on your doorstep.

Events

Cardiff and Wales have amazing events all year round. There are lots of food festivals to visit, sports events to watch and music festivals to dance at.

Nightlife

Into the night there’s a thriving underground music scene that happens in bars and clubs all over the city; pick up a copy of the free local listings magazine Buzz for details. And for the perfect mid-size venue, check out the 1,000-capacity Tramshed.

Eat

Cardiff’s pop food events have taken the hungry to new and creative places. The pop-up eateries are made up of an eclectic mix of small passionate food pioneers and have people queuing around the block. Best get in line.

Top 10 things to do in Cardiff

Spillers Records

The Grazing Shed

New York Deli

The Dead Canary

Waterloo Tea

National Museum Cardiff

Bute Park

The Arcades

Mermaid Quay

Cardiff Bay

Spillers Records

Pop in to rummage through racks of music history.

The Grazing Shed

Award-winning burgers made from the finest locally-sourced ingredients.

New York Deli

The delicious little deli, remains a firm favourite for city dwellers.

The Dead Canary

This is possibly the fanciest cocktail bar in the city, Dress smart and prepare for your taste buds to be amazed.

Waterloo Tea

If it’s a perfect cup of tea that you’re after, head to Waterloo Tea in Wyndham Arcade. Grab a cuppa and watch the world go by.

National Museum Cardiff

Explore everything from the animal kingdom, ceramics to fossils and the largest collection of Impressionist art outside of Paris.

Bute Park

Take a stroll around the beautiful inner-city gardens, located behind Cardiff Castle.

The Arcades

Victorian, Edwardian and contemporary indoor shopping arcades with plenty of independent shops, cafes and restaurants to browse in.

Mermaid Quay

The boardwalk at Mermaid Quay plays host to a whole menu of funky bars, tasty restaurants and amusements.

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff’s waterfront offers heaps to do – eateries, boat trips and cultural attractions. Enough to keep you occupied all day... and into the night.

Shop

A 21st century shopping experience featuring many of the high street’s most popular names. From big brands to historic structures full of vintage clothes stores, craft shops and coffee shops.

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