Lying in the heart of south east Wales just 25 minutes from the Welsh capital, Cardiff, and 35 minutes from the recently voted ‘most beautiful city in the UK’, Swansea, the National Imaging Academy is easily accessible by car, train and is served by bus routes, allowing trainees to live in locations across the area to suit their needs. Located in South East Wales, the region offers it all. An area that is rich in history and culture, it is recognised as one of the best places to live in the UK for quality of life. Blessed with stunning beaches, vibrant cities, picturesque towns and villages and areas of green, natural beauty, the area offers something for everyone. We’ve put together this guide which gives you a flavour of what the region offers trainees.