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Cardiff University

Why choose Cardiff University?

Cardiff University

Creating well-rounded graduates

Cardiff University is internationally recognised for the quality and impact of its research. As a member of the Russell Group, the University has established a strong community of academics and researchers, producing world-leading, globally focused research.

The University is based in Cardiff’s historic civic centre in the heart of the city. Students have access to advanced equipment, modern sports facilities, and one of the UK’s best-rated Students’ Unions on the campus. Cardiff students are encouraged to participate in societies, events and volunteering, developing skills to serve them throughout their lives.

A university for all

The University is committed to promoting and supporting equality and celebrates diversity in all its forms. Cardiff University International Study Centre offers a welcoming new home to international students and ensures that they are ready for the challenges of university and beyond.

International Study Centre Programmes

The following pathway programmes are available at Cardiff University International Study Centre:

International Foundation Year

  • Arts, Humanities, Law and Social Sciences
  • Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance
  • Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture
  • Health, Medical and Life Sciences


  • Business, Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Science and Engineering


  • 2nd in the UK (Research Excellence Framework, 2014)
  • 154th in the world (QS Qorld University Rankings, 2020)

Location – Cardiff CF10 3AT UK



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