Cardiff University was established in 1883, and since then has been attracting a cosmopolitan mix of students from over 107 countries who are united in their aptitude and ambition to succeed. The international community makes up about 10% of the 25,000 students who choose Cardiff as their home. Cardiff University accommodation is first class with single occupancy rooms, 1,000 of which have networked connections. There are sports centres with all the modern facilities which are usually free or extremely cheap to use.
Cardiff University - The Location
The University is based in and around the magnificent civic centre of Cardiff. The City of Cardiff is the beautiful capital of Wales and is just two hours by train from London. As one of European youngest capitals, its cosmopolitan nature affords something for everyone, from the excitement of the city centre itself (including the famous Millennium Stadium) to the peace and quiet of the surrounding countryside.
Why choose Cardiff University?
- Cardiff University is ranked 16th overall in the institution-wide league table
- Cardiff University is part of the prestigious Russell Group, formed by the UK's top 20 research universities. In addition to this, 21 subject areas were independently assessed as Excellent for teaching, one of the highest totals in the UK
- With 25,000 students and 5,500 staff, Cardiff University academic community is the size of a small town
- It is a community with an annual turnover of £315 million
- Cardiff University's research is undertaken in each of the 28 Schools, and at any one time there are more than 1,000 research contracts in operation
- Cardiff University has over 5,000 places in its student residences
- Some 7,000 students graduate from Cardiff University each year
- The campus is located in and around the impressive Portland stone buildings, parks and tree lined avenues that form Cardiff's magnificent civic centre. The majority of academic schools are located here and it has the advantage of being only a few minutes' walk from the city centre
- Cardiff University is close to the wonderful Welsh countryside
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