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Orientation programme

Our online orientation programme, Cardiff Student Welcome, provides an overview of topics like mental health, study skills, and Welsh life so you’re fully prepared for your time with us.

The orientation programme is divided into 14 sections known as ‘decks’, with bespoke decks for international students, postgraduate students (taught and research) and students studying at Heath Park Campus. You can complete each deck in any order you’d like.


You will receive an email from with instructions on how to access the programme.

Each link is specific to you so please make sure you only access it from the link in your email.

We recommend that you complete our online orientation before you arrive on campus so that you’re fully prepared for student life.

If you have any questions or problems accessing the programme please email