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Who we are

We excel in producing high quality, innovative research which translates into benefits both locally and worldwide.

We have a diverse student population with students coming from more than 100 countries and with a range of backgrounds. Our academic staff are driven by creativity and curiosity and many are leaders in their fields, creating a stimulating environment for learning.

Education

Education

Our students benefit from research-led teaching that develops their individual intellectual abilities.

Research

Research

We use our knowledge to develop innovative research that will have an impact on the world.

Innovation

Innovation

We excel in connecting industry, business, government and NGOs with our academics.

International

International

Cardiff is an international university - from worldwide collaborations to the students we welcome from over 100 different countries.

Civic mission

Civic mission

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

A Welsh university

A Welsh university

We are a Welsh institution with a global view, with the Welsh language embedded in the fabric of our university.

Sustainability

Sustainability

We are committed to creating a more sustainable University and to developing sustainability research.

Widening participation

Widening participation

Widening access addresses the retention and progression of students from a wide variety of groups traditionally under-represented in Higher Education.