Why study with us?

Founded in 1883, Cardiff University is established as one of Britain’s leading universities. We have over 300 courses that you can tailor to your ambitions and interests.

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Reasons to love Cardiff

A capital city with art, culture and sport at it's heart, there are so many reasons to love Cardiff, we've started with just 10...

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Career prospects

Find out why our graduates are among the most sought-after by employers.

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Teaching and student experience

Our students benefit from research-led learning and teaching which is stimulating, flexible and intellectually challenging.

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Leaders in research

We have world-class research staff who are making a real difference in the world.

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Flexible degree structures

From tailoring your degree to suit your interests to taking a year abroad or in industry, our ultimate aim is to offer you flexibility.

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Campus facilities

We are investing hundreds of millions of pounds to provide our students with world-class facilities as part of our largest campus upgrade in a generation.

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Global opportunities

We have links with over 300 top-ranked institutions and can provide you with the opportunity to embark on an overseas placement in Europe and across the world.

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Support for care leavers

We have a generous support package for students who are in and who have left care.