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Why should I stay in residence accommodation?

  • City centre location

  • Reasonable cost of living

  • Quality modern accommodation

  • It gives you more freedom and independence

Our modern residence is a relaxed place to return to after your day at Celtic and a great place to study. Our residence accommodation is located in the heart of Cardiff city centre, within walking distance of our academy.

You can choose from five types of accommodation:

Lumis Student Living Residence

Lumis Student Living usually has a lively atmosphere and staying here means meeting lots of other students from all over the world. You will have your own en-suite bedroom as well as access to the communal kitchen and lounge area where you can cook and spend time with the other students staying there.

This accommodation is provided by Celtic English Academy, but managed by Lumis Student Living. Please visit Lumis Student Living website for more information.

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Lumis Standard Rooms

These contemporary apartments offer students the opportunity to live with their friends in a self-contained cluster flat whilst still enjoying the common room facilities available to all students. Each room is fully furnished with:

  • Double bed (4 ft wide) with under bed storage

  • Wardrobe, shelving

  • Storage drawers

  • Desk with desk chair

  • Wired broadband in all bedrooms and wireless Internet throughout the whole building

  • En-suite shower, toilet and sink

  • Blackout blinds

  • Bed linen and a towel (provided by Celtic English Academy).


Just a 16 minute walk from Celtic, the Lumis Residence is located on Capital Quarter on Tyndall Street, very close to the main high street and shopping district in the heart of Cardiff city centre. 

Travelling Time:

16 minute walk to Celtic English Academy

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Room Type:

Standard rooms have a shared kitchen between 7 rooms. All rooms have a your own en-suite bathroom.

Meal plan:


Number of rooms:

7 rooms in a flat

Kitchen Area:

Each apartment’s kitchen and lounge area is fully furnished with:

  • Sofas

  • Coffee table

  • TV table

Integrated kitchen with:

  • Dishwasher

  • Electric cooker

  • Electric oven / grill

  • Microwave

  • Fridge / freezer (with at least one shelf in each, for each student)

  • Sink

  • Plenty of storage

  • Breakfast bar & stools


There is an on-site laundry facility in the residence accommodation. There is a small charge of £2.90 for washing and £1.50 for drying to use this facility.  

Note: Unfortunately, we cannot provide students with an iron or ironing board.


You will have your own en-suite bathroom. In your en-suite bathroom, you will have a shower, toilet and wash basin with a mirror.

Towels are provided by Celtic English Academy, but you will need to provide your own toiletries such as soap, toothpaste, shampoo and toilet paper.


Free wired broadband in all bedrooms and wireless Internet throughout the whole building.

Note: At Celtic English Academy you can also enjoy free Internet and wireless connectivity Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 18:00.

Lumis Student Living Residence Practical Information

Check-in / Check-out:

Check-in from 15:00 on Sunday

Check-out by 09:00 on Sunday

It’s very important for you to inform us of your arrival time in advance if you haven’t arranged an airport transfer with us.

Neighbourhood information:

Useful shops & stores close to Lumis Student Living:

  • Tesco Express : Supermarket

  • Cineworld: Cinema 

  • St David's 2: Shopping Mall 

There are several cafés, restaurants, bars and pubs near our Lumis Student Living as well as in Cardiff city centre.


Students who live in residence accommodation are asked to pay a deposit of £100 to cover possible loss or damage to the contents and/or property. You will be given a receipt for your deposit. This deposit will be refunded at the end of your course, subject to a satisfactory property inspection and the return of your keys and bedding in good order, as supplied.

Lumis Student Living Residence Prices 2017-2018

Accommodation Single occupany
Residence Standard £135

  • Residence accommodation is from 14:00 on Sunday to 10:00 on Sunday.

  • A refundable deposit of £100 is payable at the time of booking or on arrival. This will be refunded upon check out.

  • The minimum age for residence accommodation is 18 years old.

  • Residence accommodation is subject to availability.

Lumis Student Living FAQ