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Wales Governance Centre

Follow @WalesGovernance on Twitter to see our latest research findings, comments on Welsh public policy and live events reporting.

We offer a selection of part-time and full-time postgraduate courses in law, government and politics as well as pathways into undergraduate study.

Our research covers some the most important issues in Wales today - Brexit, devolution, justice and juristiction and fiscal analysis.

Latest news

WGC Justice & Jurisdiction project impacts House of Commons report

17 May 2019

Research carried out by Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre has been “of great assistance” to an inquiry into prison provision, according to Welsh MPs.

Wales faces unprecedented European elections – Video

13 May 2019

Last week, academics from Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre held a briefing event on the 2019 European elections at Cardiff Bay’s iconic Pierhead building.

Senedd building

Devolving benefits could be positive for Welsh budget, according to report

11 April 2019

Giving Wales the same powers over benefits as Scotland could boost the Welsh budget by £200m a year, according to new research from Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre.


Our events bring leading experts and public figures together to discuss public policy, politics, government and the law of Wales.