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About the International Study Centre

A welcoming new home

Cardiff University International Study Centre is your pathway to one of the top 200 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2023). The International Study Centre works directly with Cardiff University to provide preparation programmes for international students.

A friendly student community

Located in the centre of Wales’s thriving capital city, Cardiff University is a prestigious Russell Group university with a welcoming outlook. It is dedicated to providing a rounded university experience, encouraging students to get involved in clubs and activities and explore all that the local area has to offer. You will find it easy to find friends in this inclusive community.

Helping you achieve your dreams

The International Study Centre offers one-year pathway programmes for international students, delivered by Study Group, a global leader in preparing international students for academic success. If you would like to study for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Cardiff University, our specialist teaching staff will help you build subject knowledge, improve your English language and adjust to life at a UK university.