Student life

Coming to university can mean a lot of life changes and new experiences, so we've made sure to provide support along the way.

These pages should help you begin to adjust to life as a student and give information about where to find support during your time here.

Our student life social channels are a good place to start:

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Your finances

Opening a student bank account, living costs, funding your time here and where to get support.

The Taf

Your health and wellbeing

Adjusting to life at University, looking after yourself and where to get support.

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Personal safety and security

Information for new students on practical ways to ensure your own personal safety and services we offer to help you stay safe.

Postgraduate students on steps

International students

Living and studying in Cardiff will be very different to your life in your home country, but there are plenty of ways to help you adjust to being in the UK.

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Working during your studies

Working part-time whilst at university and how to take advantage of work experience and career opportunities.

Hockey pitch

Sports, societies and more

The Students' Union encompasses the Athletic Union and organises all of the clubs and societies.

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Practising your religion

We have a strong history of diversity in faith and culture, and welcome students from a wide variety of backgrounds.

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Welsh and Cardiff

Useful links for Welsh language activities and societies in Cardiff.