Nearly 8,000 students from over 150 countries flock to the bustling city centre campus, where beautiful green parks mix with historic buildings, vibrant bars and busy restaurants.
There are more than 300 courses on offer at undergraduate and postgraduate level at Cardiff University.
As part of the elite Russell Group of universities – which represents 24 leading universities in the UK – Cardiff University has a global reputation for research. As a student, you will work alongside scholars at the very top of their profession and study in a vibrant environment.
Some of the latest research from Cardiff University are on subjects as wide-ranging as genes associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and the importance of what children say while they play. Meanwhile, students have launched a life-saving skills course, equipping undergraduates with the basics of CPR.
Recently, campus life has had an upgrade. Not only is it now hedgehog-friendly – but around £600million has been injected into the university to provide students with access to the latest facilities, including a state of the art Centre for Student Life and Students’ Union.
With active Welsh graduate start-ups accounting for more than 13 per cent of the UK – the highest rate per capita in the United Kingdom – Cardiff’s new home of innovation sbarc | spark – brings together entrepreneurs, student start-ups and promising entrepreneurs in a state-of-the-art 12,000m sq new building to nurture ideas of the future.
One student who jumped at the opportunity to study at Cardiff University is 30-year-old Anisha, from Mumbai, India.
Read all about her decision to study at the capital city of Wales here.