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10 Reasons You Should Study at Cardiff University

Choosing where to attend university is an important decision that you will make. Not only do you need to find a course which is right for you but you also need to be in an environment which works for you. Cardiff University have shared their top 10 reasons why they think you will love Cardiff!

1. The city of Cardiff is amazing. You’ll get all the big city buzz but in an intimate and compact setting with endless character. Nestled between the rugged coastline and breath-taking mountainous scenery of Wales, the capital city is a hybrid of culture, history and cosmopolitan amenities.

2. As well as being Wales’ only Russell Group institution we have gained an international reputation for our teaching and research excellence.

3. Our graduates are highly sought after –   96% of our graduates were in employment and/or further study, due to start a new job or course, or doing other activities, such as travelling  (HESA, 2021).

4. We offer more than 300 courses taught by some of the UK's leading academics.

5. In many cases, you can tailor your degree so that it’s specific to you and your chosen career path.

6. We offer global opportunities through our links with over 300 institutions across the world, providing options for study, work or volunteering abroad.

7. You can learn another language, for free, while you study with our Languages for All programme.

8. Our Students’ Union is one of the top 3 in the UK and is at the heart of student life. (WhatUni Student Choice Awards, 2023)

9. You can choose from over 200 societies and 60 sports clubs to fill your social calendar.

10. We are investing more than £600m in our campus so you’ll benefit from excellent facilities as well as our brand new Centre for Student Life which brings our many student support services under one roof

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