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Congratulations on receiving an offer of a place at Cardiff University. Information has been provided for you here which will tell you more about your studies, funding opportunities and life at Cardiff. We look forward to you joining our postgraduate community.
Marsden, Dean of the University Graduate College
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Accept your offer | Stay connected | Guide to postgraduate life | Fees and funding Accommodation and arrival | University Graduate College & Graduate Centre
For our UK postgraduate students, there is a wealth of single or shared private accommodation available for rental in the city, all within walking distance of the University and city centre.
All overseas/EU postgraduate students starting in September/October are guaranteed a single occupancy
place in University residences. Please note that some
Networking and advancing your skills is an integral part of your postgraduate
journey. The University has established the Graduate
Centre to provide centrally-located social and study facilities and the
University Graduate College to
foster an intellectually stimulating environment for research students to
share and develop research interests with peers from other academic schools,
and to feel part of a wider research community.
Cardiff University is one of only a few universities in Britain to
offer a dedicated Graduate
Centre exclusively for the use of postgraduate students. The Centre
provides year-round study and social facilities and events to both taught
and research postgraduate students at Cardiff at our two campuses. This includes:
In addition, Postgraduate Masters Career Sessions will be run in Schools with sizeable masters courses. Central Workshops on the same topics will run in the Careers & Employability Centre. All of these will be advertised on the Target Careers Booking System accessible from the Careers Website.
The University Graduate College
is here to support the University's commitment to the highest level
of quality and relevance in postgraduate research programmes; to promote
excellent supervision, monitoring and support; to increase opportunities
for postgraduate research; and to provide an environment that nurtures
intellectual and professional growth, in which our postgraduate researchers
The University's package of support for postgraduate researchers and research only staff was shortlisted in the 2010 Times Higher Education Award for “Outstanding Support for Early Career Researchers”.
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