Cardiff Uni’s rent rebates: Everything you need to know

Rebates will be based on the length of time a students accommodation has been vacant since Christmas

Cardiff University’s Pro-Vice Chancellor, Claire Morgan, announced further details of the rent rebates available to students living in University Residences.

Who can apply for a rent rebate?

In an email sent out to students, the Pro-Vice Chancellor discussed who is able to receive these rebates, with those students who have not returned to their university residences after the Christmas break being eligible.

Students will get a 12 week rebate if they do not arrive in their university accommodations before 26th of March. They are also eligible for a six week rebate if they have returned back on the 12th February for classes that commenced on 22th February.

The email also stated that students who have returned, or plan to return, at an alternative time between 11 January and 26 March due to their studies can contact the University allowing them to work out the rebate due. The rebates will be based on the weekly tariffs and will be deducted from the third term instalment.

How do you apply for a rent rebate?

The applications for rent rebates will be released on SIMS in the beginning of March 2021. Students will get a week to apply.

The email instructs the residents of Clodien House to contact Unite Students as they have their own rent rebate agreement. In addition to that, the university will provide students living in private accommodations with evidence of dates that they were not required to be on campus. Students are required to contact the Registry Support for the dates.

The University have stated that the applications will be checked against the information residences have on room occupancy over this period, and that false or fraudulent applications will be rejected.

For more queries, students can contact [email protected].

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