First of all, congratulations. The road ahead of you might seem scary and mysterious, but the choice you've made to further your education should be seen as an exciting chapter in your life. Embrace it. Embrace freshers week (even the dreaded flu); embrace your new friends and your newfound knowledge; embrace your roommates, even when they steal your milk. Embrace it all.
Secondly, a second dose of congratulations are required because you, my friend, have chosen Cardiff (or maybe Cardiff chose you!?) to study. Whether you're new to the city or a seasoned pro, the city has a lot to offer. Don't believe us? Just check out the guide below - it'll make that first week (or even your last) a whole heap easier.
You don't have to be a millionaire to eat well in Cardiff - in fact, this guide will have you dining like a queen/king for under a tenner!
We're not dumb, we know you're probably going to spend all your money buying the cheapest supermarket beer you can find, but it would be foolish not to keep an eye our for these fantastic deals.
It's time to remove all those useless apps taking up real estate on your phone because a) it's good for the soul, and b) we've put together a list of Cardiff-centric apps that you need in your life.
We haven't looked up the stats, but we're pretty sure Cardiff has the most amount of burger joints per square mile than any other city in the UK. This guide will make picking the best patty a breeze.
The most universally loved food on the planet can be found pretty easily in Cardiff, but you don't want just any slice, you want the best. This guide provides some options.
This belly-rumble-inducing guide to the best Vegan food in Cardiff is perfect for anyone looking to eat well (or bad, depending on how you look at it).
Cardiff is made for Brunch and there are tempting options all over the city, so here are just a few favourites and why we love them.
Cardiff - like most cities these days - has seen a fair amount of its musical culture sold for parts (read: apartments), but there's still some gems to be found if you look close enough.
Some regard the humble beer garden a summer staple, but don't sleep on Autumn/Winter too. A nice glass of wine while huddled around a table painted by the glow of an outdoor heater is one of life's simple pleasures.
It might be impossible to get a free meal these days (unless you're a Wriggler, of course) - but there's plenty of other ways you can save money while having fun. Check out this guide to learn more!
A slice of culture isn't hard to find in Cardiff, but we can recommend the museums most frequented by tourists and locals alike.
By giving your referral code to a friend, they get £2 off their first purchase. Once they book, you get £2 credit too. So what are you waiting for, start referring to earn free food!