We are an ambitious and innovative university with a bold and strategic vision located in a beautiful and thriving capital city.
We are the only Russell Group university in Wales and are proud of our long-standing reputation for academic excellence, cutting-edge research, and high student satisfaction.
Driven by creativity and curiosity, we strive to fulfill our social, cultural, and economic obligations to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.
Who we are
We excel in producing high-quality, innovative research which translates into benefits both locally and worldwide.
We have a diverse student population with students coming from more than 130 countries and with a range of backgrounds.
Our academic staff are leaders in their fields who create a stimulating environment for learning.
Our students benefit from research-led teaching that develops their individual intellectual abilities.
A degree from Cardiff University opens doors across the globe. Graduates are in such high demand by employers that 84% enter highly skilled employment shortly after graduating.
We use our knowledge to develop innovative research that will have an impact on the world.
Our research expertise and facilities are used by industry and commercial partners, government bodies and other organisations internationally. We excel in connecting industry, business, government and NGOs with our academics.
Cardiff is a truly international university - our international partnerships and collaborations mean that students have access to globally recognised and valued teaching and research.
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