in the heart of a thriving capital city
of our undergraduates enter employment or further study shortly after graduating
UK University for research quality
we are truly a global university
invested in our biggest campus upgrade for a generation
Working to make
a better future
for Wales and the world
Our researchers are driven by curiosity to learn new things. Their discoveries make a difference to lives in Wales, the UK and internationally.
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Six reasons to choose us for your undergraduate degree, from fantastic career prospects to research-informed teaching.
Your chance to explore the campus, meet our lecturers, talk to current students and get a feel for student life in the vibrant capital of Wales.
Cardiff had me at hello. It's an incredible, welcoming city an hour away from great beaches and the Brecon Beacons. What's not to love?
Research by our Gravity Exploration Institute has laid the foundations for spectacular findings and made important contributions to the international effort to detect gravitational waves.
Find out what life at the University is really like from our own students.
How a long-term partnership with residents of Cardiff is helping to make Grangetown an even better place to live.