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Our outlook is global, our lifeblood is Wales

We deliver significant economic and social impact to Wales and the UK, contributing to employment, research, teaching and learning. We strive to bring these benefits to the world.

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Reasons to love Cardiff

Art, culture, sport, entertainment, outstanding scenery – Cardiff offers more than just a place to study, it’s also a great place to live.

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Research and innovation

Our researchers work across disciplines to tackle major challenges facing society, the economy, and the environment.

The financial support offered by Cardiff University for postgraduate study is impressive. I wouldn't have been able to do my Master’s degree without it.

Emmeline Reynish (MSc 2018)
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Welsh University of the Year 2023

We have been named Welsh University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.

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Run the Cardiff Half Marathon for #TeamCardiff

Run in the footsteps of champions and fundraise for Cardiff University research in the Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday 1 October 2023.

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Experience Welsh language and culture

The Welsh language is thriving in Cardiff, and there are plenty of opportunities to learn Welsh and experience the vibrant Welsh language culture.