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Visiting from abroad

If you’re considering studying with us, then we recommend you make a visit to our campus and city.

Whether it’s the majestic surroundings, the warm and friendly atmosphere or the infectious city buzz, there's no better way to experience it.

Guided visits

International Office representatives will be happy to meet you and show you around the University campus for a general visit. We can also try to arrange a meeting with your intended Academic School if you wish.

Campus tours can be arranged by contacting the International Office on

Self-guided tour

If you would prefer to explore in your own time, you are more than welcome to download our self-guided tour guidebook.

The tour will give instructions to direct you around campus and will include interesting facts about our facilities. The tour should take approximately one hour.

Cathays Park campus self-guided tour

Use our guidebook to explore Cardiff University by foot.

Virtual tour

If you're not able to visit Cardiff at the moment, take an online trip around our campuses, student accommodation and the city of Cardiff.

Our virtual campus tour covers both of our campuses, the city of Cardiff and selected student residences.

Through 360 degree panoramic photos and videos, you can get a flavour of what it will be like to study and live in the vibrant capital of Wales.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with us.

International Office