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If you’re considering Cardiff, a visit is an absolute must. Whether it’s the majestic surroundings, the warm & friendly atmosphere or the infectious buzz of the city, there is no better way to experience it.
Practical advice and tips to help you get the most from the day.
What to bring, where to go and other practical information.
Choose from 190 things to see and do.
Read our travel instructions to make your journey as easy as possible.
Images on the day: April 14 Gallery
Additional information for visitors with disabilities
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If you can't make it to one of our Open Days, there are plenty of other ways to find out what Cardiff is like.
Make any day your Open Day with our downloadable self-guided tour.
We also have subject-specific days organised by Academic Schools.
Take a tour of our halls of residences .
Following our student Insiders is the next best thing to actually being here.
Watch our films to see feedback from visitors to previous open days.
Previous Open Day visitors talk about their day
What is student life at Cardiff is like
Picture yourself at Open Day with these moments shared by our visitors. Click any photo to enlarge.
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Our students are on hand to answer those questions you just can't ask anyone else.
Compact, friendly, inexpensive and buzzing with energy. Cardiff has it all.
Head to the Union shop for a memento from your day.
From proper pub grub to wraps on the run, we have plenty of places to choose from.
Tweet #cardiffopenday if you enjoyed your day.
Just fell inlove with Cardiff university 😻 #CardiffOpenday— rebecca kerr (@rebeccajanekerr) January 28, 2015
Just fell inlove with Cardiff university 😻 #CardiffOpenday
My first ever trip to Wales for #cardiffopenday 🐉 http://t.co/NPBzmILlVn— Lauren Palmer (@LvmPalmer) October 25, 2014
My first ever trip to Wales for #cardiffopenday 🐉 http://t.co/NPBzmILlVn
It was lovely to meet everyone who came to @CardiffLaw open day today!! #CardiffOpenDay— Abigail Louise Jones (@AbbieGailJones) October 25, 2014
It was lovely to meet everyone who came to @CardiffLaw open day today!! #CardiffOpenDay
#cardiffopenday pic.twitter.com/a2hXbpXUQf— Rhian Bateman (@rhianbateman) October 25, 2014
@cardiffuniug so sad to leave Cardiff today, had a great time! #cardiffopenday— Ishbel Luke (@IshbelLuke) October 25, 2014
@cardiffuniug so sad to leave Cardiff today, had a great time! #cardiffopenday
Our event organisers looking sharp for #cardiffopenday pic.twitter.com/KFcWUACzTy— CardiffUniUG (@cardiffuniug) October 25, 2014
Our event organisers looking sharp for #cardiffopenday pic.twitter.com/KFcWUACzTy
#CardiffOpenDay tomorrow!— Molly Williams (@BikingBear_) October 24, 2014
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