Who we are

We excel in producing high quality, innovative research which translates into benefits both locally and worldwide.

We have a diverse student population with students coming from more than 100 countries and with a range of backgrounds. Our academic staff are driven by creativity and curiosity and many are leaders in their fields, creating a stimulating environment for learning.

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Education

Our students benefit from research-led teaching that develops their individual intellectual abilities.

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Research

We use our knowledge to develop innovative research that will have an impact on the world.

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Innovation

We excel in connecting industry, business, government and NGOs with our academics.

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International

Cardiff is an international university - from worldwide collaborations to the students we welcome from over 100 different countries.

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Engagement

We aim to demonstrate our commitment to the communities of Cardiff and Wales through knowledge exchange projects that help those who do not traditionally engage with us.

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A Welsh university

The Welsh language is integral not only to our culture and society, but in fostering the economic development of Wales.

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Sustainability

We are committed to creating a more sustainable University and to developing sustainability research.

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University for all

We are dedicated to promoting equality across the University and our whole community benefits from having a diverse and talented student population.