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2008 - 125 years of Cardiff University. Read the message from Dr David Grant, Vice-Chancellor of Cardiff University Naming Advert
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Calendar of Events

Cardiff University will be hosting a large number of events aimed at celebrating every aspect of our 125 year history.

View the full calendar of 125 anniversary events

Changing Lives

As a graduate, friend or supporter of Cardiff University you share in its heritage.

During our 125 year history we have, with your support, built an enviable reputation for excellence in teaching and research work which is having huge benefits for individuals and for society.

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Photography Competition

Our 125th Anniversary competition celebrates our diversity, location and creativity. Entry couldn't be easier and the best of those submitted will appear on this page (see picture above) as well as in our 125 picture gallery, there are also monthly prizes to be won.

To see entries to date view the gallery pages.

My Cardiff

Vice-Chancellor, Dr David Grant

Vice-Chancellor, Dr David Grant‘s ‘My Cardiff’ story

“The success I see day-to-day is created by the most talented people I have ever had the privilege to work with. As Vice-Chancellor, I see excellence in our teaching and research, and in the huge contribution we make to society and the economy…”