Our students benefit from teaching and research that is driven by curiosity and creativity.
We work in partnership with our students to create a stimulating and supportive environment in which all our students can thrive. Studying and learning in a research-rich environment means our students are taught by scholars working at the frontiers of knowledge in their disciplines.
We have a world-leading research community with a strong and broad research base:
Whether you have no idea what you want to do yet or you know where your future lies, our Careers and Employability service can help you throughout your career journey.
We have a range of accommodation to suit individual preferences and budgets. Both undergraduates and postgraduates (arriving in September) are guaranteed a single occupancy room and new undergraduates will be allocated with other first year students.
Our libraries hold over 1.2 million printed books, and provide access to more than 375,000 online books and journals. Our libraries hold a range of unique and historical print collections, archives, and online resources to support learning and research.
After enrolling you will have access to the student intranet where you will find a range of IT support, tools and resources to help in your study, including access to free anti-virus software and a free subscription to Microsoft Office while you're studying here.
You can also access the University-wide wireless network, computer suites, an IT clinic, training and workshops.
Having a GP (general practitioner) in Cardiff means you can can easily access care and medication if you need it.You will need to find a local GP surgery and contact them about registering with them. You will normally be able to drop in to the surgery and ask to register.GP surgeries have catchment areas, so we recommend you search for a local GP practice by using your postcode.
Cardiff University is made up of two large, well-located campuses.
We provide you with the opportunity to participate in both elite and recreational sport, across our four main centres within the campus.
There are over 60 clubs for men and women to get involved in, ranging from traditional sports (such as rugby and cricket) to martial arts, motorsports and watersports. We also run a High Performance Programme that provides support to student athletes, recognised as having outstanding potential.
Our Students’ Union is rated third in the UK, according to Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019.
It is run by students, for students and is home to a whole host of live entertainment, diverse clubs and societies as well as presenting a range of exciting activities. It also provides welfare and advice services to all students. The Students’ Union has a number of food outlets, shops and even a bank so you can find everything you need under one roof!