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Cardiff University and the EU

Cardiff University is an international community that values students and staff that come to study and work here from around the world.

We are a friendly university in a welcoming city that has a reputation for openness and tolerance.

We have 7,000 EU and international students and 6,800 staff from 78 countries. Our alumni reach across 180 countries.

This diversity fosters creativity and innovation and is an important part of our culture.

The referendum in which the UK voted by a narrow margin to leave the European Union will not alter this outlook or commitment to our international students and staff.

Article 50 - the formal notification of the UK’s intention to withdraw from the EU - was triggered on 29 March 2017 but the UK will remain a member of the EU for two years until the process is complete.

This means that there will be no immediate change for universities, staff or students.

Students and applicants from other EU countries should be reassured that we will honour all of our commitments.

We will provide further information as it becomes available.

Read the Vice-Chancellor's message following the Brexit announcement.

Read the Vice-Chancellor’s latest message about the challenges posed by the Brexit vote.

Find out how Brexit may affect you