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House Rules

In order to comply with Welsh Government guidelines, we've made some changes to how our building operates to make sure you can stay safe and have fun.

When you visit the building, it's important that you follow our house rules for each area. These rules don't just protect you, they help look after other students and staff as well.

When you visit the building, please bear in mind that our entertainment venues have some additional rules. Scroll down to find out more.


Use sanitiser on entering and exiting the building.

We have provided automatic sanitiser dispensers for you to use at entrances, exits, and other key locations throughout the building.

Please make use of these when you're moving through the building, as well as washing hands regularly.

Maintain a 2-metre distance.

Please maintain social distancing in all areas of the building. Reducing very close or physical contact between yourself and other people will help reduce the transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Keep to the left in corridors and on stairs.

We ask that everyone keeps to the left when moving through corridors and areas like the stairs. It is harder to maintain social distancing in these areas due to the size of the space, so keeping to the left and wearing a face covering will help keep everyone safe.

Wear a face covering in our designated zones.

We ask that you wear a face covering in all our designated zones, unless you are exempt from wearing one. The Welsh Government have made it a legal requirement to wear a face covering in indoor public places, for both customers and staff.

We ask that you wear a face covering in our Study Caffi, including while seated at your table.

Wash hands regularly and follow public health guidelines.

Washing your hands is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself and others from illnesses. It may seem obvious, but there is a right way to do it. Follow NHS guidance on how to wash hands correctly.

Read and follow the rules for each area of the building.

We offer lots of different services in our building and some spaces require different or additional rules to the ones listed above. Make sure you familiarise yourself with the rules when you visit the building, and look out for the blue Covid-19 signs for further instructions.

Thank you for reading our building House Rules. Keep scrolling to read the rules in place for our entertainment venues.

The Taf & Y Plas

Our new outdoor Balcony Bar is open for advance bookings from 16:00-20:00, seven days a week. Book your table online.

Our indoor entertainment venues are currently closed under Welsh government restrictions.


Please wait to be seated.

Please join the queue at our Park Place entrance when you arrive at the SU building, and follow the floor markers to maintain a 2-metre distance from other students. When you reach the front of the queue, our staff will check your booking and show you to your table. Everyone in your booking will be asked to check-in using the NHS Covid-19 app as a condition of entry.

Order and pay via the app

Download our Cardiff University SU app to view our food and drink menus. All our tables are numbered, so just choose your items, select your table number and pay. Your order will be delivered to your table by our friendly staff team.

Stay at your table

In order to comply with Welsh Government regulations, Once you've been seated at your table, we ask that you stay seated unless you need to use the toilets or the smoking areas. In order to comply with Welsh government rules, we ask that you don't join other tables in the venue.

Respect the one-way system

To make it easier for everyone to move through our venues safely and complying with social distancing, in some places we have created one-way systems. Please follow the arrows and directional signs when you're moving through the space, and be mindful of other students and staff.

Wash hands and use sanitiser provided

Washing your hands is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself and others from illnesses. It may seem obvious, but there is a right way to do it. Follow NHS guidance on how to wash hands correctly, and make use of the free sanitiser dispensers in our venues.

Wear a face covering when moving through our spaces*

We ask that you wear a face covering when moving through our venues, unless you are exempt from wearing one. The Welsh Government have made it a legal requirement to wear a face covering in indoor public places, for both customers and staff. While you are seated at your table for food and drinks, you can remove your face covering.