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Renting a Landlord Room

The Accommodation Service endeavours to help students make the transition from home to university as smooth as possible, therefore, in addition to allocating students places in Halls, the service also helps students find suitable accommodation off campus.

Cardiff Metropolitan University have an extensive list of private houses that are available for students to rent throughout the academic year. Many of the landlords on our Accommodation List have worked closely with the University for many years and will all have been accredited through Landlord Accreditation Wales. They will also have provided the University with all legislative certification.

Please remember that you have to pay utility bills in a landlord property and these are likely to increase substantially during the year.

While it is the responsibility of the student to make satisfactory arrangements, the Accommodation Office located on the Cyncoed Campus can help with all aspects of housing advice including checking the tenancy agreement prior to signing.

Cardiff Met students can access the Landlord List by logging in here ยป

Students who are not yet enrolled and wish to view the list, please contact the Accommodation Service direct for a copy. Keep an eye on our Facebook account for further information and frequent updates.

Cardiff Digs

Cardiff Digs is a one-stop website for all student housing and living needs, and aims to support you with information and advice about your time spent in Cardiff. Whether moving from Halls to a house, living in private rented accommodation, or the community you are living and moving into, it aims to stop confusion about living and studying in Cardiff.

Please spend a few minutes looking through the 'Cardiff Living' pack or Cardiff Digs website, which contains information and practical tips on:

  • Living in private rented accommodation
  • What to do when you move in
  • Community advice, ground rules and tips for shared living
  • Rubbish and bin days
  • Maintenance
  • Home safety and security
  • Living in the property
  • Useful contacts

Many students will be returning for the 2nd or 3rd year of study and facing the prospect of uncertainty with their accommodation contracts due to COVID-19. Where University start dates vary or are delayed, we have set out some information below for you to be able to have a clearer understanding of your accommodation contract.

Click here for more information.

For further information please contact the Accommodation Service on 029 2041 6188, accomm@cardiffmet.ac.uk, or click on the live chat.