Cardiff University combines meaningful research with expert teaching and modern facilities, to give international students an unforgettable study abroad experience. A prestigious institution based in one of the safest capital cities in Europe, the University is ranked in the world's top 100 by the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017.
Teaching is of a high quality at Cardiff University, as evidenced by the fact that it was awarded a silver rating in the recent Teaching Excellence Framework. Academics and researchers at Cardiff have also received a number of different prestigious honours and awards, including two Nobel Prizes.
The quality of research undertaken at the institution has recently been rated as the fifth best in the UK, and the best in Wales (Complete University Guide 2019). The University is also in the process of its biggest ever campus upgrade, with £600 million being invested in new facilities and buildings.
Cardiff University is internationally-recognised by employers from around the globe, meaning that students will have the best possible chance of getting a job after graduating.
With over 200 societies and 60 competitive sports clubs, students can rest assured that they will be kept busy outside of lectures. There are also more than 7,000 international students from over 100 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 more than 14 different residences and over 5,500 rooms situated in the heart of Cardiff, first-year undergraduate students are guaranteed a room by the institution, and can trust that the varied accommodation options will provide them with everything they need to make Cardiff University a real home away from home.