Cardiff University

United Kingdom

The University of Cardiff is a leading university located in the vibrant capital of Wales. Built on a rich history of excellence, students benefit from a friendly and welcoming community with expertise from leading academics and lecturers, as well as an exceptional research programme. 

The university is the only Russell Group university in Wales and are proud of their long-standing reputation for academic excellence, cutting-edge research, and high student satisfaction. Over 95% of Cardiff graduates enter employment or further study shortly after graduating. 

A £600 million investment in their campus allows students to learn in a state-of-the-art environment, amongst both historically-significant and modern buildings. Cardiff is located just 2 hours from London and has all the amenities you would expect in a modern European capital city.

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Living in the Welsh capital means having access to the country’s best cultural experiences, nightlife and sporting facilities. According to the NatWest Student Living Index, it’s also the UK’s most affordable city, meaning that your money will stretch even further here.

Research excellence

90% of research at Cardiff University is officially world-leading or internationally excellent according to the latest independent assessment of research quality.

Learn a language for free

All students at Cardiff University can study another language for free with the Languages for All programme alongside your course. Ranging from beginners level to full proficiency you can study Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.



96% of Cardiff University graduates are in employment and/or further study, due to start a new job or course, or doing other activities, such as travelling. Cardiff has come 7th in the Times Higher Education rankings for the best UK university careers services and has arranged placements with more than 100 employers. Careers and employability support at the university includes 1-2-1 sessions, workshops, career planning sessions, LinkedIn masterclasses and professional networking events. Graduates get access to an online jobs board, careers fairs and employer events and showcases.


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