A prestigious institution based in one of the safest capital cities in Europe, the Cardiff University is ranked 166th in world, according to the 2023 QS World University Rankings. With impactful research and modern facilities, it's a popular choice for international students looking for a life-changing qualification.
The university excels in teaching and was recently awarded a silver rating in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework. The faculty of Cardiff are leaders in their field, including two Nobel Prize winners.
The overall quality of research undertaken at the institution has recently been rated as among the top 20 in the UK, with 90 percent officially considered world-leading or internationally excellent. The university has also recently invested GBP 600 million in new campus facilities and buildings.
Cardiff is recognised internationally by leading employers, with its graduates highly valued by employers across many sectors. Students at the university are able to further develop their professional skills and meet like-minded people through its more than 200 societies and 60 sports clubs.
There are more than 9,000 international students from over 130 different countries studying at the institution, meaning that students will have the opportunity to meet lots of new people and make lifelong friends from all over the world.
With 17 halls of residence situated in the heart of Cardiff, international students are guaranteed a single-occupancy place in university residences for the full duration of their studies, provided they meet the application conditions. To help make Cardiff University a real home away from home, there is a Residence Life team who organize social events and help students settle into their new home.