Student Accommodation

Student Accommodation

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Due to COVID-19 student accommodation options, booking processes and costs may be different from the usual. Please see our COVID-19: Information for student update for more information.


Situated within the UNESCO Dyfi Biosphere and nestled in the foothills of the South Snowdonia National Park, our on-site accommodation offers student the opportunity to stay in a picturesque setting during their studies.

During residential study weeks at CAT (typically five days for MSc modules and six days for MArch modules) accommodation is available for students on-site.

With two accommodation options to choose from, either in the award winning WISE building or in our bunkhouse style eco-cabins staying on-site during the residential weeks enhance the immersive experience of studying at CAT.

The vegetarian CAT café and O’Donelly’s bar also offers social space for students to meet and use outside of studying and to also continue with discussions long after lectures finish.

Free WIFI across most of the site allows students to use a variety of open spaces to study outside of their accommodation

Shared twin en-suite

Situated in CAT's award-winning WISE building.

Cost £30 per night

Bunkhouse-style shared accommodation

Communal accommodation with shared cooking facilities.

£20 per person per night

Vegetarian café

The CAT café offers affordable vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) for students.

Campsite nearby

During warmer months some students also choose to camp at a nearby campsite.


Once enrolled, students can book accommodation at CAT for the module weeks they hope to take on-site.

Students can book their stay through our WISE reception team. To book a room or for more details please call 01654 70 5950 or email

Students are advised to book and pay for their accommodation at least 14 days in advance of the beginning of the module week to be guaranteed on-site accommodation for the week.