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Collegiate Eclipse, Cardiff
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Collegiate Eclipse, Cardiff

Newport Rd Ln, Cardiff, CF24 0SP, United Kingdom
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Private cinema
Gym & fitness suite

About the Property

Located at Newport Rd Ln, Cardiff, CF24 0SP, United Kingdom, Collegiate Eclipse is one of the top student accommodations in Cardiff. Designed to cater to your individual needs and preferences during your university life, It offers a range of ensuite rooms and studios, all of which are student-friendly and well-equipped. Conveniently located in the heart of the city, Eclipse student accommodation is just a short drive from Cardiff University and a few minutes from the University of South Wales, making it an ideal choice for students seeking a central location. Additionally, the Collegiate Eclipse student accommodation in Cardiff also offers an array of amenities and services designed to cater to student needs. Eclipse Collegiate also comes with a variety of options, such as a Linked studio, 6-bed ensuite, and many more!

Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, is a popular destination for students from all over the world. With its excellent universities, lively social scene, and rich cultural heritage, it's no wonder that so many students choose to make Cardiff their home. The city has a thriving student community, with thousands of students studying at institutions like Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, and the University of South Wales. Whether you're looking for bustling nightlife, scenic outdoor spaces, or world-class cultural attractions, Cardiff has something to offer everyone. From its diverse food scene to its vibrant arts and music scenes, Cardiff is a city that truly has it all when it comes to student life.

With Collegiate Eclipse accommodation Cardiff, you'll experience all that the city has to offer while enjoying the comfort and convenience of our award-winning student accommodation. The location of Eclipse student accommodation is perfectly in the city centre, close to reputed universities and all the major attractions. With our Cardiff student housing guide, discover why Cardiff is one of the world's most loved cities.

Features

Collegiate Eclipse Cardiff offers different types of rooms, such as studios for those seeking a private space and linked studios, which combine the privacy of a studio with the convenience of a shared space. There are a number of luxurious amenities designed to enhance the student living experience. High-speed WiFi ensures uninterrupted connectivity for all your academic and entertainment needs. Water, electricity, and heating are all included, ensuring a hassle-free living experience. Residents can enjoy a range of common amenities, such as a party room for social gatherings and a private cinema for movie nights. Start your day with a complimentary grab-and-go breakfast or unwind in the gym & fitness suite. The study facilities provide a quiet space for focused study sessions, while the karaoke room and dinner party room offer spaces for entertainment and socializing. Additional conveniences include onsite laundry and an onsite supermarket for everyday needs. Safety and security are prioritized with a 24-hour concierge service.

Location and What's Hot?

Collegiate Eclipse Cardiff is conveniently located near several prominent educational institutions. Kings Monkton School is just a short walk away, making it ideal for students attending this prestigious establishment. Cardiff University, one of the top universities in the UK, is also within easy reach, ensuring that students can easily commute to their lectures and campus events. This proximity to educational institutions not only saves valuable time but also allows students to fully immerse themselves in campus life while enjoying the comfort and luxury of their accommodation.

Choosing Collegiate Eclipse Cardiff ensures a vibrant social life and convenient day-to-day living. Students can start their day with a delicious breakfast at Lea's Tea, perfect for quick bites and coffee. For grocery shopping, both Tesco Express and La Mart Asian Supermarket are nearby, offering a variety of fresh produce and essentials. Dining options are plentiful, with the Yemeni Crown restaurant serving up delicious cuisine just a short stroll away. In the evenings, students can unwind at The Ernest Willows - JD Wetherspoon, a popular bar known for its lively atmosphere and great deals.

For a dose of culture, the National Museum of Cardiff and the Museum of Cardiff are both within easy reach, offering fascinating exhibits and a chance to explore the rich history and heritage of the city. The 24-hour concierge service at the accommodation ensures safety and security at all times, allowing students to enjoy their social life with peace of mind. With all these amenities and conveniences at their doorstep, students at Collegiate Eclipse Cardiff can look forward to a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle, seamlessly blending academic pursuits with social and recreational activities.

Commute

Eclipse Cardiff student accommodation is conveniently located for students attending the University of Cardiff. There is a direct bus route from the nearby West Grove 3 or West Grove 1. Additionally, the city centre is within walking distance, offering access to the city's train station and further bus connections. With regular bus services running throughout the day and evening, students can easily explore all that Cardiff has to offer.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wifi
Water
Electricity
Heating

Common Amenities

Party room
Grab & Go Breakfast
Private cinema
Gym & fitness suite
Study facilities
Karaoke room

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    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What's included in the 'inclusive rate'?

All utilities  electric, gas and water are included in the rent on a fair usage allowance with hot water available 24-hours per day. Heaters are controlled individually by the tenants in their rooms. High-speed internet and Wi-Fi throughout the building, including bedrooms and ethernet cable connection in bedrooms. Council Tax students are exempt from paying council tax, however some councils may charge tenants out of term time, therefore the tenant is liable for any council tax charges that may be incurred. Contents insurance is provided through Endsleigh insurance to cover your belongings for up to 10,000.

Is there a TV?

A flat-screen TV with 40 channels is provided in most of their apartments and studios. Please check with the management team at your accommodation what is provided. If you've brought your own TV, you'll be pleased to hear that there's a TV aerial point in your bedroom, but please note, you are responsible for providing your own TV licence.

Do I have to pay for a TV licence?

You will be responsible for providing a TV licence should you use a TV in your room/apartment.

Will I have internet in my room?

Broadband and Wi-Fi is available throughout the building, 24-hours a day.

How do I access the internet?

Wi-Fi is available throughout the accommodation. Wired connections are available via an Ethernet cable, and connected to the wall socket in your room simply open your web browser and follow the instructions. Upgrade options are also available. Internet is provided by third party companies and they have a 24-hour support line should you need it; details will be given out with the welcome pack.

Are kitchen essentials, bedding and towels included in my room?

You will need to provide your own bedding, kitchen equipment, towels etc. But, they know that being a student means there's a lot going on and a lot to organise. This is doubly true if you're coming from overseas. So you can buy these items from them to make settling into your home a little easier. You can choose one of their collections that cater for your exact requirement, from The Kitchen Collection which contains all the kitchen essentials through to The Luxury Collection which was curated for the ultimate in superior living. You don't even have to worry about unpacking it all. They will have it all made up and ready for your arrival so you can enjoy the way of living from the moment you walk through your door.

Will my room be cleaned?

Room cleaning is not included in your rent, so will be responsible for cleaning your room. If you're not a fan of doing the cleaning yourself, they offer a range of room cleaning services. You can choose from weekly, monthly, ad hoc and end-of-tenancy cleans.

Are the fitness suites and other social spaces free to use?

Many of their student accommodation properties have their own on-site fitness suites, as well as a whole host of additional social spaces. Access to these areas is free for residents whenever you like.

I am paying my rent in full, when is my payment due?

If you are unable to provide a guarantor in the country of your accommodation, your rent payment will need to be made in advance, in full, 10 days prior to your tenancy start date.

I don't have a guarantor, can I still live in your accommodation?

Of course! If you are unable to provide a guarantor in the country of your accommodation, your rent payment will need to be made a year in advance, in full,10 days prior to tenancy start dates.

When can I move in?

Your accommodation will have a dedicated Move In weekend which coincides with the start of your tenancy. Details of this will be communicated closer to the time. Don't worry if you are not able to move in on the dedicated Move In weekend, you can still pick up your keys during office hours outside of this. Please just contact the helpful on-site accommodation team to let them know when to expect you and to ensure moving in is a hassle-free experience for you.

What documents do I need to check in?

Please ensure that, before you move in, you have * Paid your deposit * Signed your tenancy agreement * Paid your first rental instalment (or full rent if applicable). Please be aware, no keys will be issues to you if rent has not been paid. * Provided 1x photo ID and 1x proof of address for yourself (and your guarantor if applicable) * Provided 1x proof of Visa if required * Provided 2x passport photos and 1x proof of student status.

What do I have to bring?

You will need to provide your own bedding, kitchen equipment, towels etc. If you have specific questions about what to bring, such as sizes for bedding, or whether to bring induction or standard pots and pans, please contact your on-site accommodation team.

What happens if I fall behind on my rent payments?

Your contract with the property is legally binding so please make sure you’re clear on its terms and conditions. Here’s an overview of some of the key facts: You are bound to the full contract period – if you leave before the contract ends you will not receive a reduction in rent. You must pay your accommodation fees on the due dates stated on your contract – outstanding debts will eventually be passed on to an external debt collecting agency. Once your debt has been passed on to the agency, you will be liable for all legal charges.

This will be my first time living in this new country and I'm nervous as I don't know anybody...?

Communal student living is all part of the university experience. But the property thinks they’ve arranged things to ensure that you have a great environment, friendly people and a real sense of community. They want you to enjoy the now and look back with fondness when the time comes to move on. To help make sure you have the best of times, the accommodation team will arrange events throughout the academic year to help you get to know your flatmates while having a good time – and even learning something new and different from your studies. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for your student residence and on-site notice boards for up-coming events.

I would like to be situated close to my friends in the same apartment block - is this possible?

Absolutely! Please let them have the details at the time of booking and they will do their best to accommodate friends and students from the same university together.

What kind of students will be living in accommodation?

A wide range of students live in student accommodation, including undergraduates, postgraduate students and international students.

Are there monthly events or activities planned for residents?

To help make sure you have the best of times during your time with Property, their accommodation team will arrange events throughout the academic year. These events are created for their residents to get to know each other and to help bring learning and networking opportunities to you – so you can learn something new and different from your studies. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for your student residence, speak to the on-site accommodation team or check out the on-site notice boards for up-coming events.

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Student Accomodations in Cardiff

Cardiff Student Accommodation

Exploring student accommodation in Cardiff reveals a diverse array of choices for those pursuing their studies at key institutions like Cardiff University and the University of South Wales. One of the primary advantages of opting for off-campus housing is the independence and freedom it provides, along with often more spacious living conditions compared to on-campus options. Amber is your indispensable companion in navigating the market of student housing in Cardiff. It meticulously simplifies the hunt for the perfect student residence, presenting a bouquet of room types nestled within convenient locations across the city. From private studios to student apartments in Cardiff, there's a home for every preference and lifestyle. Amenities integral to student life, such as high-speed internet, on-site laundry facilities, and communal study spaces, are standard features of the various properties. Proximity to academic campuses and vibrant city life is an additional perk you can expect. Specifically, accommodations like Collegiate The Neighbourhood and Ty Pont Haearn cater to students' need for a seamless transition into their academic and social life in Cardiff.

About Cardiff

Cardiff, the vibrant capital of Wales, boasts a rich tapestry of history and culture, making it an intriguing destination for students worldwide. Known for its striking architecture that spans from historic castles to modern developments, Cardiff encapsulates an ever-evolving urban landscape. The city prides itself as a hub for commerce, media, and education, flourishing with opportunities and experiences for its diverse population. As a critical centre for research and learning, Cardiff accommodates a thriving student community, drawn to its esteemed educational institutions and lively social scene. The heart of Cardiff's educational excellence is Cardiff University, a prestigious member of the Russell Group renowned for its impactful research and high academic standards. Cardiff student accommodation options are plentiful, catering to lifestyles and budgets of all kinds. From contemporary apartments to traditional halls, students can find a home that compleases their preferences. Each locality within Cardiff has its intrinsic charm, with students often gravitating towards accommodations in Cardiff that offer convenience, culture, and a sense of community. Amber is the go-to platform that simplifies the search for student housing in Cardiff and ensures that every student finds their perfect match in this dynamic city.

Best Student Accommodation in Cardiff

Finding the perfect off-campus student accommodation is crucial for those relocating to Cardiff—a thriving, bustling city that not only hosts a diverse student population but also ambitious young professionals. The move towards off-campus Cardiff student housing offers students the advantage of independence, often proving more affordable while immersing them in a broader sense of community outside university walls. For those studying in Cardiff, proximity to institutions such as Cardiff University, Welsh School of Architecture, and University of South Wales is a coveted convenience. Varied Cardiff student accommodation options range from shared ensuite rooms to private studio apartments, ensuring each individual's needs are met with an ideal living situation. Private student accommodations in Cardiff offer modern amenities, connectivity, and the perfect environment for both study and socialising, propelling them to the top of the list among Cardiff's diverse student populace. Below are some of the top-notch Cardiff accommodation options that have become a favoured choice for students:

1. Howard Gardens
2. Zenith
3. Collegiate Eclipse
4. Bridge Street Exchange
5. Vita Student Park Place
6. Collegiate Crown Place
7. Collegiate The Neighbourhood
8. The West Wing
9. The Bakery
10. The Fitzalan

Cost of Living in Cardiff

Cardiff provides students with affordable living costs while maintaining the excitement of city life. Students can manage their budgets while enjoying the diverse culinary scene, cultural attractions, and an active student community with reasonable expenses for essentials like food and transportation. Discover a balanced lifestyle in Cardiff, where affordability meets a dynamic atmosphere. £1038-£1293/monthly is the average cost of living in Cardiff as a student. You can also avail of several offers and discounts while booking your student houses in Cardiff with amber helping you save even more! Cardiff is the perfect destination for students seeking an enriching, budget-friendly experience.

1. Food: £30 - £40 / week
2. Gas and Electricity: £15 - £25 / week
3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £15 - £20 / week
4. Dinner at a Restaurant: £10 - £15 / week
5. Laundry: £5 - £10 / week
6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £15 / week
7. Clothing: £50 - £60 / month
8. Travel (buses, trams, trains): £40-£60 / month

Student Travel Cardiff

For students residing in or around Cardiff student accommodation, efficient and cost-effective travel options are paramount to ensure seamless connectivity to various educational institutes and local amenities. Cardiff, the bustling capital city of Wales, is equipped with a diverse range of public transport services catered to the needs of students for both daily commutes and occasional exploration across the city. Whether it's reaching Cardiff University or exploring the landmarks of Cardiff, students benefit from the comprehensive transport network. The following outlines the transportation options available:

1. Buses: Cardiff boasts an extensive bus network, with frequent services running across the city and beyond. The city has made it easy for students to navigate with the Cardiff Bus app, offering real-time updates, and the option for cashless travel with a Cardiff Bus card. Single fares begin at around £2, but a 'Day to Go' ticket can be purchased for approximately £4, offering unlimited travel. Moreover, the 'IFF card', a rechargeable smart card, provides reduced fares for students.

2. Cycling: For those who prefer a more sustainable and active way of travelling, Cardiff offers Nextbike, a bike-sharing service, with rental stations across the city. A great choice for short trips, students can benefit from their 24-hour rate at just £5, with the first 30 minutes of each ride being free.

3. Trains: For longer distances or trips outside the city, students have easy access to Cardiff's rail services. Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street stations are the main hubs, with regular services to major cities and towns. The Student Railcard is a savvy investment for frequent travellers, offering up to a 1/3 off rail fares. Prices vary depending on the destination but look out for off-peak discounts for cheaper travel options.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Cardiff

Cardiff is recognised for its thriving student nightlife. With over 31,000 students enrolled at Cardiff University, the city comes to life after hours. There is a spot to suit every taste and mood, including bustling clubs, cosy pubs, and hip bars. Join your fellow students for spectacular beer crawls and live music performances. Dance the night away in Cardiff at the popular student hangouts listed below. The students should also explore various tourist attractions in the city, including Castell Coch, National Museum Cardiff, etc. Full of character and history, one can also take a stroll through Cardiff Bay. The Live Lounge is one of the most popular hangouts in town and a staple of Cardiff student life. They feature some of the best live music acts, DJs who play until 4 a.m., and a lively atmosphere. What's not to love about this? Enjoy the restaurant and extensive bar, which includes inexpensive drinks. Cardiff University nightlife would be incomplete without a massive party, and Tiger Tiger's seven-party spaces will keep you thoroughly entertained. There's an Ibiza-inspired dance area, a graffitied room from the 1990s, an urban Blanca Bar, and much more. Everyone should go to this wonderland at least once. Clwb Ifor Bach, also known as the Welsh Club, features the best in local music and entertainment. It's a rock club with live, 10-minute acts and dance music only a 10-minute walk from Cardiff University.

Cardiff Tourist Attractions

Cardiff is located on the River Taff banks, Wales's capital city. It offers a variety of tourist sites that enthral visitors with its rich history and cultural riches. Experience the city's bustling music and arts scene while exploring interactive museums and mediaeval castles. Cardiff offers visitors of all ages an amazing experience with its stunning parks, shopping districts, and warm Welsh hospitality.

1. Cardiff Castle

2. St. Fagans National Museum of History

3. Principality Stadium

4. Cardiff Bay

5. National Museum Cardiff

6. Cardiff Bay Barrage

Universities in Cardiff

Cardiff is ranked in the top 50 universities in the world for architecture, communication, psychology, the environment, and media studies, with a few top universities including the following:

  1. University of South Wales
  2. Cardiff University
  3. Cardiff Metropolitan University
  4. Cardiff and Vale College
  5. Welsh School of Architecture
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