Cardiff University


Cardiff University combines impressive modern facilities and a dynamic approach to teaching and research. Ranked 15 in the UK for research power and top 1.5% in the world, Cardiff University is a member of the elite Russell Group top 24 UK research-led universities.

Teaching at Cardiff was given the highest possible award in the last UK Government review and its degree programmes are recognised by more than 40 professional bodies. The University President Professor Sir Martin Evans FRS, is a Nobel Prize winner for Medicine.

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    South Wales
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Cardiff University is part of the elite Russell Group of top research-based universities in the UK. Cardiff graduates benefit from research-informed courses which reflect the latest information and are taught by globally-respected staff in excellent facilities. As a result, your degree will be recognised worldwide, enhancing your career opportunities. University's breadth of expertise encompasses the Humanities, Physical, Health and Life sciences, Engineering and Technology.
Cardiff University
PO Box 921
CF10 3XQ
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
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+44 (0)29 2087 4404

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Cardiff is located on the coast of South Wales, which has beautiful national parks and beaches only 30 minutes away. Cardiff is approximately 230km (145 miles) west of London and is easily accessed by train in about 2 hours. Cardiff has excellent transport links (ranked 1st in the UK for the most transport friendly city) with an international airport that has flights to many cities in Europe.