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The Cardiff Student Alumni Awards

These awards are supported by friends and alumni of Cardiff University. They are to help students in unique activities that extend beyond their academic studies or society involvement.  


What could an alumni grant do for you?




Student Quotes


"It sounds a cliche but this experience changed my life"   
"My visit to Toronto to attend a conference present my research work was amazing.  I was the youngest presenter from over 44 participating countries. This was made a reality with the help of the Alumni grants"  
"The fund helped me participate in my placement year at NASA.  I am currently submitting as first author an article to the International Journal of Astrobiology and some of the experiments I helped design are currently being undertaken on the International Space Station.  Thanks to the alumni grant I did not miss out"
"The alumni award got me a graduate job"  
"It was possible to attract further funding, in no small part, due to the opportunity  the alumni grant supported" 


Sample Alumni funded Projects


  • Podium presentation, International Optometry Conference -UG Optom
  • A placement year  with the Chamber of Commerce, Chile-UG Europ
  • Volunteering in a brick making project, Bangladesh-UG Engin
  • A placement year with NASA-UG Biosi                     
  • Student initiated collaboration in an overseas Laboratory -PG Biosi
  • Internship ,  refugee camps -UG Encap                                             
  • Participating in international archaeological digs -PG Share  
  • A work Placement in Port Talbot -UG Engin
  • Development of  African rural eye clinic -UG Optom

Further Information                                                                                                                    

For full terms and conditions

For details on how to apply and on writing reports