Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cardiff, United Kingdom

  • 1883

  • 7520

    International Students
  • 68

    No. of Programs
  • 154

    QS World University Rankings
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  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation


History, Affiliations & Rankings

Cardiff University is one of the leading public research universities in the UK situated in Cardiff, Wale. It was founded in 1883 with a vision to significantly contribute to the education, research and economy of the UK. The university provides an innovative learning platform and prepares students to meet the challenges of life. Cardiff University was ranked 5th in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 based on the quality of education it offered. It is also a member of the Russell Group, a group of 24 leading UK research-intensive universities. Moreover, listed among the top universities in the world in The Times and Sunday Times University 2021, Cardiff University had been ranked 31 in the UK, while QS World University Rankings 2021, listed the university at the 151st position, whereas THE World University Rankings listed the university at 191 (Globally) for the 2021 edition of its ranking lists. 

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The campus of Cardiff University is situated in the vibrant capital city of Wales, United Kingdom. The university is divided into two large campuses, namely, the Cathays Park campus and Heath Park. The university offers more than 300 courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The teaching programmes are offered by a team of highly experienced faculty members blended with state of the art infrastructure and facilities such as the well-equipped laboratories, Computer labs and libraries. All postgraduate teaching and research work at Cardiff University is internationally recognised and conducted under the supervision of experts. Both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered by Cardiff University lead to impressive career and research opportunities for all those who choose to pursue higher education at the university.

Accomplishments & Alumni 

Cardiff University is a globally recognized and innovative university with a vision to rank among the top 100 universities in the world and top 20 in the UK. Cardiff University has won several Queen's Anniversary Prizes, which are awarded to universities and colleges across the UK for their work of outstanding excellence. The university’s partnership with companies and institutions helps students to connect with employers and students from across the world. Graduates of Cardiff University can be found around the globe across 180 countries. Cardiff University is a strong alumni community of over 180,000. Some of the prominent alumni of Cardiff University include Professor Zhong Binglin - President of Beijing Normal University, Iain Maxted - founder of Guardian Global Technologies Lt, Martin Lewis, Money Saving Expert and an award-winning campaigning TV and radio presenter, newspaper columnist and author, Susanna Reid - a journalist and TV presenter etc.

Student Diversity & Employment Opportunities

Cardiff University is the 10th largest university in the UK in terms of the students enrollment numbers. The University has a student strength of around 33,250 students who represent more than 130 countries. However, the current number of international students at Cardiff University is around 9,740. As per the latest National Student Survey (NSS), Cardiff  University has a high student satisfaction level among final year students. The satisfaction level is decided based on the quality of study at the university. The 2020 survey suggests that around 81% of students were satisfied with the overall experience at the university. With an employability rate of more than 97% students, Cardiff University becomes one of the preferred choices for students from around the world.

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Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3XQ, UK | 44 (0)2920874432 |

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