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About

We are an ambitious and innovative university with a bold and strategic vision located in a beautiful and thriving capital city.

Driven by creativity and curiosity, we strive to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligations to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.

Facts and figures about the University including rankings, quality marks and the National Student Survey.

We put our communities at the heart of everything we do. It’s what we call our civic mission.

Find out about the University structure, management and governance.

Our academics and researchers have won many honours and awards in recognition of their innovations and discoveries.

Honorary Fellowships are awarded by Cardiff University to those who have achieved international distinction in their field.

Information about visiting us on open days, how to get here, accessibility, directions and maps.

We're undertaking our biggest campus upgrade for a generation - a £600m investment in our future.

Read about our strategic direction and focus on research, innovation, education and students, international and civic mission.

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Cardiff University is a hugely popular UK university… It has a reputation for world-class research and provides an excellent experience for its student body.

University Guide 2018 The Telegraph