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New students

Your step by step guide to getting started at Cardiff University.

Congratulations on securing your place with us. These pages will help you prepare to start your studies with us. They include information about what you need to do before you get here, what to expect in your first few weeks, and where you can find information, advice and support on settling in to student life.

You can enrol online before you arrive in Cardiff.

Things to know and do in preparation for student life.

What you should do when you arrive at University.

As a student at Cardiff University you can obtain a copy of Microsoft Office 365 through us at no cost.

We're looking forward to welcoming you to campus for the start of the 2021/22 academic year. We're continuing to ensure our students have a safe and enjoyable time with us.

Connect with us

Now you will be joining us, connect through our current student channels for essential news and support throughout your student life.