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
Things to know and do in preparation for student life.
You will be sent an email asking you to enrol approximately 3 weeks before your start date.
All the information you need to get started learning, studying, and collaborating online.
Opening a student bank account, living costs, funding your time here and where to get support.
Tell us if you have a disability such as long-term physical health conditions, specific learning difficulties, autism spectrum conditions, and mental health conditions.
What to consider before you move in to your residence in Cardiff.
Learn what you can expect from us and Cardiff University Students’ Union and the role that you have in making the most of your time with us.
Open up a world of new destinations, inspiring cultures and exciting career options by signing up for a free language course.
Immunisation advice for new students.
We are here to provide guidance and advice on how to prepare and arrive for your studies and new life here in Cardiff.
Information for new healthcare students.
We have developed a remote study policy to make sure you can continue with your studies online if you are unable to attend campus.
We're asking students and staff to adopt our University commitment to support each other and treat one another with respect, courtesy and consideration.
Find out more
Your step by step guide to getting started at Cardiff University.