Cardiff University

About Cardiff University

Founded in 1883, Cardiff University is ranked as a world top 100 university in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017, attracting more than 7,500 international students from across the globe each year. Combining a prestigious and traditional heritage with impressive modern facilities, we are proud to be a member of the elite Russell Group of Britain’s 24 leading research universities.

Ranked 5th in the UK for the quality of our research in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, our dynamic and innovative approach to higher education places us among the world’s top 50 elite institutions in many subjects, helping our students to achieve an impressive 95% employment rate after graduation (HESA 2015/16).

Situated in the thriving, vibrant and metropolitan capital city of Wales, Cardiff University boasts a truly international community of over 145,000 alumni from more than 180 countries.  Located near two international airports and just 2 hours from London, Cardiff has been named as the most affordable city to live and study in the UK (NatWest Student Living Index 2017) making it an excellent location to study abroad.

Why Choose Cardiff University?

  • A world top 100 university (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017)
  • The vibrant and multicultural capital city of Cardiff is our campus – home to a vast range of culture, history, entertainment, international music events and world-class sporting venues
  • Cardiff University is a Russell Group university and we are ranked 5th in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014)
  • Cardiff has been voted the most affordable university city in the UK (NatWest Student Living Index 2017) and we are only 2 hours away from London
  • We offer guaranteed accommodation for international students for the duration of their studies
  • Cardiff University has a community of over 30,000 students, including more than 7,500 international students from across the globe
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Awards and Achievements

  • A world top 100 university (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017)
  • Among the world top 50 institutions for Psychology, Architecture, Communications and more (QS World Rankings by Subject 2016/17)
  • 5th in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014)
  • Member of the elite Russell Group of the UK’s 24 leading research universities
  • Cardiff University is a top 5 institution in the UK for: Architecture; Civil Engineering; Communications and Media; Dentistry; Healthcare; Journalism; Optometry; Pharmacy; Psychology; Sociology; and more*
  • Cardiff University is a top 10 institution in the UK for: Business; Chemistry; English; Engineering and Mechanical Engineering; Geography and Environment; Medicine; Modern Languages; Physics and Astronomy; Radiography, Religion; and more*
    (*The Times; The Guardian; The Complete University Guide; REF 2014)

University Scholarships

Our Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship scheme offers awards of £2,000 to international students studying selected undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at Cardiff University for September 2018 entry.

Undergraduate Prospectus

Click here to access the Undergraduate Prospectus for Cardiff University. 

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Address:

Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3AT, UK

Phone number:

+44 (0)29 2087 4432

Email:

international@cardiff.ac.uk

Enquire about studying at Cardiff University.

 

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