A warm welcome awaits at Cardiff University International Study Centre

Cardiff University is a respected Russell Group university, located in the UK's second most affordable student city (NatWest Student Living Index 2023). Its research is making an impact around the world, and leading academics share their findings with students in the classroom.

Join the community at Cardiff University International Study Centre. Our pathway programmes prepare you to succeed in your degree and enjoy student life in an exciting, multicultural capital city, only two hours away from London by train.

Why choose Cardiff?

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Cardiff University is ranked 154th in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2024.

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Student experience

Cardiff offers a wealth of opportunities for its students, both in and outside of the classroom.

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Research excellence

90% of Cardiff University's research has been confirmed as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.

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Graduate prospects

97% of graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduation.

Manoj from India

It's lovely to be surrounded by people from so many different countries, with so many different cultures, so many different ethnicities. That's where I always wanted to be. I always wanted to be among people who are open-minded. That comes when you are in a place where there are students who are educated, who do not differentiate based on any religion, caste, or culture, anything. The openness is just amazing.

Manoj from India
Studying MSc Advanced Computer Science

Where to find us

Cardiff, just two hours by train from London, is the capital city of Wales, one of the four countries that make up the UK. Wales borders England on its east coast. It has its own proud identity, forged around music, myths, and rugby.

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