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Parents and supporters

We are here with help and advice for those supporting someone who is considering their university options.

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Going to university will mark a brand new chapter in your child's life and will naturally feel like both an exciting and daunting prospect. At Cardiff University, we do our utmost to provide a safe and supportive environment in which your son or daughter can thrive.

Many parents and guardians want to support their children in continuing their education. Find out more about our student support services.

Why go to university?

From improved career prospects to self-confidence and independence, there are many reasons to go to university.

What life is like at Cardiff University

Information on financial assistance, living costs and other factors that affect life at University.

Parent's Guide 2023

A guide for parents and supporters to Higher Education at Cardiff University.