Advice for students
These pages aim to provide answers to some of the common housing related problems faced by students.
If you need further advice, call Shelter Cymru’s expert housing advice helpline on 0345 075 5005. You could also email our housing advice team, or, if you prefer, visit advice near you to find a local Shelter Cymru advice surgery where you can talk to someone in person.
If you are a young person, you could also take a look at Housemate – an online resource produced by Shelter Cymru’s Education Service. It provides lots of practical advice and can support you make the right decisions about your housing.
Our factsheet ‘Students and private renting‘ gives answers to some of the common problems faced by students renting in Wales.
Finding a place to live on a student budget can be difficult, but there are options available, including private renting. Take a look at your options here.
Living in a property with disrepair, pests or unreasonable noise is not nice. You might be able to take action to sort things out – have a look at this page to find out more about what you can do.