Cardiff University

History

  • Founded in 1883.

Location and Transport

  • Cardiff is one of Europe’s youngest capital cities – small enough to be friendly and big enough to offer the best of living in a major city.
  • The University is based in and around Cardiff's elegant civic centre, five minutes' walk from the city centre.
  • Academic buildings, student residences and the Students' Union are within a short walk of each other.
  • Excellent road and rail links with Britain's major towns and cities, and an international airport.
  • Cardiff is just two hours away from the centre of London by rail or road, and only an hour and a half’s drive away from Heathrow.
  • Cardiff is one of the best UK cities for young adults because of its low cost of living, good job opportunities and decent wages.