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Lumis Student Living, Cardiff

Tyndall St, Cardiff, CF10 4BZ, United Kingdom
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About the Property

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Lumis Student Living, Cardiff in Cardiff is a place to be; the property includes a wide variety of student accommodation from ensuite rooms to student halls. Students can easily decide whether they want to live at their own peace in a single apartment or want to share their stay here with a flatmate. Not very far from the city centre, there are many stores, pubs, and restaurants within a  minute walking distance. The property is strategically located, next to Cardiff University and the University of Wales at only a 15 minute walking by. Students can find a plethora of options for Cardiff university accommodation.


Students living at Lumis Student Living, Cardiff can enjoy the many amenities the property provides; from the onsite gym for students to be in their best physical shape to the massive gaming room for the students to blow off some steam at the end of studies. The property is also equipped with a communal room so that students can associate with each other and socialize better.


The students living at Lumis Student Living, Cardiff enjoy a safe and comfortable stay at the property equipped with 24-hour security surveillance to combat any kind of security or theft-related issues. The onsite maintenance team helps students with any sort of queries or disturbances that the students are facing, thus ensuring that students have a very comfortable and convenient stay at the property. Students enjoy the luxury of having a cozy bed, separate bathroom and ample wardrobe space to keep their belongings. 


Even though Lumis Student Living, Cardiff is equipped with a fully fitted kitchen, students enjoy a variety of cuisines that are available right at the doorstep as many restaurants and pubs encompass the vicinity. Moreover, international students can find cheap accommodation in Cardiff city centre that delivers affordable and worthwhile student properties. 

Other

- Cardiff University Cathays campus is less than a mile away.

- A short five-minute walk to University of South Wales Cardiff Campus. 

- There is excellent public transport with a direct bus to Cardiff Metropolitan Cyncoed Campus.

-  When you feel like having Italian cuisine, you can head to Jamies Italian Cardiff.

-  Lumis Student Living is just less than a mile away from the St Marys Street and Queen Street.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

WiFi
Water
Electricity
Heating

Common Amenities

Private Gym
Games Room
Close to university
Communal area
On-site laundry

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can live here?

Any full-time student (minimum 16 hours per week) enrolled in a university or college, who is 18 years of age or older on the date they submit the application form.

What is the contract length?

A variety of contract lengths are offered from short term summer and semester stays and longer academic year stays. Some semester stays may be available so please enquire with our bookings team.

What is included in the room rate?

All utility bills (water, lights, and electricity), 100Mb internet access, 24 hour security, contents insurance and gym access.

Can I choose my room in the building?

Normally rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis. You can specify any special requests at the time of your booking and we will do our best to accommodate you in that room.

Is there somewhere to store my bike?

Yes, all residences have secure bike storage available free to residents.

Do you have extra storage for suitcases?

If students need to arrive earlier than the check-in time on their contract start date, it is fine to leave suitcases with the Reception team until it's time to check-in. However, there is no storage space at any of the  residences, and any luggage is left at your own risk.

What furniture is in my room?

All rooms are standardised and have the same high-quality furniture throughout.

What are the guest policies?

Residences are your home so you are allowed to have friends and family visit you when you want, we just ask that you respect your fellow residents and sign your guests in and out of the buildings so we know who is in the building in case of an emergency.

Is there a curfew?

No, you can come and go as you please. 24-hour security will be available to welcome you at the front door.

Can I smoke in my room?

No. You may smoke outside in designated smoking areas.

Will I have a phone in-room?

Phones are not provided in-room, however Ask4 have provided VOIP telecoms which is available using your laptop and allows residents to call home at discounted rates.

Will I have a TV in-room?

No, however flat screen TVs are provided in all communal areas and IPTV is available to stream on your laptop.

Will my room be cleaned?

We have a housekeeping team on-site, they will clean all communal areas in the residence. This does not include your room, however you can arrange a room clean with them directly at additional cost.

What if something in my room breaks?

We have a maintenance team on-site, they maintain the residence and make sure that it is always in the best order for students living in the building. Should you have a problem with anything in your room; say your fridge stops working or a lightbulb needs replacing, they will fix it as soon as possible for you. Maintenance issues can be reported online through your student portal.

Are there accessible facilities throughout the buildings?

All residences feature accessible rooms alongside wheelchair and mobility access throughout.

Is there a laundry?

Yes. We have enlistted the help of laundry specialists Circuit to manage our laundry facilities within the residence.

Is the use of the Gym included in my rent?

Yes. We have a fully kitted out gym and fitness suite in some of our residences. This is free for students to use and open 24hrs a day.

What about my Post?

Front desk and security staff will take collections for you and sort your mail. Each resident has a secure mailbox which they share with around 4/5 students living in the building.

What hours can I use the courtyard?

The courtyard is open from 10am-10pm and is a smoke-free zone.           

Do you provide bedding?

No. It is up to students to purchase their own bedding.

Can I move in early?

Yes, if your room is available. The additional charge will be at the current room rate per week and early move ins are on a week not daily basis. Please check with our team as to whether your room is available to secure an early arrival.

What do I need to bring?

Provided your checklist is complete and the required rent payment is received, you will only need to provide an ID at Reception when you arrive to check-in

What documents are required for me to check-in?

A copy of your passport, visa, photo and proof of address are required for the same. These documents must be uploaded to the Student Portal within 10 days of receiving your accommodation offer. Failure to do this will mean that your check-in could be severely delayed and could possibly result in you not being able to check in.

What if I want to live in a different  residence to the one I have booked?

Should a resident book with us at one of our residence and then want to move to another residence, this will be possible providing there are rooms available.

Do I need a television licence?

Yes, if you watch television in your bedroom. All homes in the UK require a television licence and your room is treated as a home under the licensing authority's definition. There is a large screen television with Sky in the Social Hub which has a television licence associated with it. However, for IPTV provided by Ask4 and viewed in your room, you will need a licence.

What other charges can I expect?

You will have to pay for laundry, phone calls, your TV licence, upgrade of insurance or internet packages, and any items purchased from the vending machine.

Can I pay by Bank Transfer?

It is possible to pay by bank transfer, however please be aware that it can take up to 5 working days for the same and the payment must be showing in your account before you would be able to check-in to the residence. 

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5. Vita Student Park Place
6. Collegiate Crown Place
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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

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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.

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