Collegiate The Neighbourhood, Cardiff

The Parade, Cardiff, CF24 3AD, United Kingdom
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0.7 mi from City Center
0.7 mi from City Center( 15m. 11m. 7m)
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city center | 0.6 mi
Kings Monkton School | 0.2 mi
Celtic English Academy | 0.4 mi
TEG English Cardiff | 0.5 mi
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Gym
Gym
Cinema
Wi-Fi
game room
Games area
Karaoke room

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About the Property

Situated at 35 The Parade, Cardiff CF24 3AD, UK, Collegiate The Neighbourhood stands out as a prime student accommodation in Cardiff. Noted for its diverse range of modern living spaces, including ensuite and studio options. This property is conveniently located near various educational institutions such as Kings Monkton School,  Celtic English Academy, TEG English Cardiff, University of South Wales, Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, and the Welsh School of Architecture, ensuring a short commute for students.

Cardiff, the capital and largest city of Wales, holds a significant place in the cultural and economic landscape of the United Kingdom. The city's name in the Welsh language is Caerdydd, reflecting its deep-rooted Welsh heritage. As a major center for education, commerce, and tourism, Cardiff offers a dynamic urban environment coupled with the tranquility of its waterfront and parks. Notable landmarks such as Cardiff Castle, the Millennium Stadium, and the Wales Millennium Centre contribute to the city's cultural significance and draw visitors from around the world.

Cardiff, a city renowned for its illustrious academic history and vibrant student life, creates the perfect backdrop for Collegiate The Neighbourhood Cardiff accommodation. With a significant student population, Cardiff is often celebrated for its university rankings and contribution to research and academia. Historical landmarks like Cardiff Castle stand testament to the city's rich past, while the modern infrastructure symbolizes its progressive ethos. Collegiate The Neighbourhood Cardiff is not merely a dwelling but a gateway to the cultural and educational feast that the city offers. It lies at a crossroads where the joy of student life meets the convenience of urban living, with proximity to the City Centre and attractions such as the National Museum Cardiff and the Principality Stadium adding to its allure.

Features

Collegiate The Neighbourhood Cardiff offers a wide array of room options, from Bronze Studios to Penthouses. Residents can choose the perfect space that caters to their personal comfort and style. Whether in a Club Studio or the luxurious Platinum Studio, all rooms come fully furnished with practicality and elegance in mind.

The room amenities have a smart TV to catch up on the latest shows and a fully fitted kitchen with an induction hob, including a microwave, dishwasher and fridge. More rooms have a double bed with hypnos mattress and bedside reading light and power charger, making student living luxurious; plenty of storage space and full-length fitted wardrobes, making organizing personal belongings a breeze. The private bathroom comes with a self-contained NY-style bathroom with a power shower. To ensure that study and leisure are balanced, each room offers a big desk with a leather chair for comfortable study.

A gym supports active lifestyles, while the exclusive residents' events foster a sense of community. From cinema nights to competitive gaming in the lounge & games areas and karaoke room, there's an activity to match every interest. Collegiate The Neighbourhood offers other essential amenities, including laundry facilities and free-to-use bikes and bike stores, to ensure convenience is at the forefront of the student experience.

Location and What's Hot?

Collegiate Cardiff is ideally situated within the energetic heart of Cardiff, where students are just a beat away from the vibrant city life. Collegiate The Neighbourhood Cardiff places students in a desirable location close to several educational institutions, ensuring that getting to lectures is a breeze. These include Cardiff University, Trinity College Bristol Campus, University of South Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University, and  Cardiff Metropolitan University (Cyncoed).

The area is brimming with places where students can unwind and socialize, with cafes like The Gatekeeper and Coffee Barker around for a caffeine boost or a cozy study spot. For international flavors, Alaturka and The Clink Restaurant offer tantalizing food options. Student accommodation in Cardiff should be convenient, and this locale truly fits the bill. When it comes to leisure and shopping, St David's Dewi Sant is the place locals swear by for a retail therapy session. For a pleasant afternoon stroll or jog, the green expanse of Bute Park is nearby, providing a serene retreat from the buzz of city life. For health emergencies or check-ups, the University Hospital of Wales ensures help is close at hand.

Culture enthusiasts staying at The Neighbourhood Cardiff would love the proximity to Cardiff Castle and the iconic Principality Stadium for a touch of Welsh history and sporting action. If a night out on the town is in the cards, spots like Ten Mill Lane and Live Lounge serve up a lively nightlife scene. For added convenience, essentials like local grocery stores are just outside your door.

Every aspect of this student accommodation in Cardiff is tailored to provide an enriching living environment. Collegiate The Neighbourhood Cardiff not only offers luxurious and fully furnished living spaces but also the dynamic cultural and social scene that Cardiff is known for—making it the ideal base for students in this spirited city.

Commute

Collegiate The Neighbourhood Cardiff, getting around the city is a breeze thanks to the convenient location and multiple public transport options close by. Whether catching a bus, riding a train, or taking the tram, you’ll find stops within easy reach that connect you to various parts of Cardiff. Key transport hubs include the Cardiff Queen Street Railway Station and numerous bus routes accessible, like The Parade bus stop, Cardiff Royal Infirmary bus stop and Newport Road bus stop, ensuring that students have a smooth and swift commute to and from their university campuses and other city attractions.

Distance

Cardiff Metropolitan University:

  • 13 minutes drive
  • 32 minutes bus ride

University of South Wales:

  • 4 minutes drive
  • 13 minutes walk
  • 12 minutes bus ride

Cardiff University

  • 6 minutes drive
  • 16-minutes walk
  • 15-minutes bus ride

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Cinema
Gym
Private dining room
Games area
Karaoke room

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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.

What do I have to pay and when?

There are three payment options available at Property. Property offers you to pay your rent in 1, 3 or 4 instalments. To pay rent in 3 or 4 instalments, you will need to provide evidence of a UK based guarantor, such as a family member or friend. If you do not have a UK based guarantor and wish to pay in 3 or 4 instalments, they will also accept Housing Hand as your guarantor. Property offers great flexibility in our 4-instalment plan. This is offered for those students who rely on a student loan and/or grant to pay their rent. They still expect 4 weeks of the rent to be paid 10 days before the start date of the tenancy agreement for your first instalment, and a larger second instalment due at the end of September which is when most student loans/grants have been paid to students in the UK. This will help lots of students to manage their finances at the beginning of term. They will ask you to upload your student loan/grant document to your Property's Portal account prior to your arrival.

I am paying my rent in instalments, when are my payments due?

For those students paying in 1 instalment, the rent payment date is: Single instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date For those students paying in 3 instalments, the rent payment dates are 1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date, 2nd instalment – the following January, 3rd instalment – the following May: For those students paying in 4 instalments, the rent payment dates are: This information can also be found on your tenancy agreement. Please note that they don’t accept cash. 1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date, 2nd instalment – the following January, 3rd instalment – the following May, 1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date, 2nd instalment – end of September, 3rd instalment – the following January, 4th instalment – the following May. This information can also be found on your tenancy agreement. Please note that they don’t accept cash.

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.

Who can be a qualified UK Guarantor?

A resident of the United Kingdom being Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England. A resident needs to be someone who resides within the UK and is recognised as a resident for tax purposes with HMRC. The guarantor must have a fixed address – Proof of address, in the form of a utility bill (less than 3 months old), and photo ID is required. The guarantor must be able to enter their National Insurance number when completing the booking.

What happens if I fall behind on my rent payments?

Your contract with us 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 at Property think 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, our 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 us have details at the time of booking and they will do our 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, our accommodation team will arrange events throughout the academic year. These events are created for our 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 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 halls in Cardiff, presenting a bouquet of options 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 student housing Cardiff properties. Proximity to academic campuses and vibrant city life is an additional perk you can expect. Specifically, accommodations like Collegiate The Neighbourhood, Zenith, Collegiate Eclipse, Bridge Street Exchange, 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 heritage 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. This city in the UK 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 suits their preferences. Each area 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 student housing Cardiff property is crucial for those relocating. The move towards off-campus student rooms in Cardiff 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 accommodation Cardiff offers modern amenities, connectivity, and the perfect environment for both study and socializing. Below are some of the top-notch Cardiff private student accommodation options that have become a favored 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. 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 accommodations 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. Additionally, most accommodation in Cardiff for students come with designated cycle/bike storage spaces for added convenience.

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 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 and it is also 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

In addition to having some of the best options for student rooms in Cardiff, this locality also has a number of universities. 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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