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Cardiff University

A world-leading university in the vibrant capital city of Wales: 94% of our 2010 graduates are in work or further study six months after graduation. You’ll be part of a Russell Group university and one that is ranked in the top 1.5% of the 10,000 universities globally. With over 26,000 students and 6,000 staff, the academic community is the size of a small town, with an active union to match.

How students describe this university

Sporty

76%

HIGH

Political

57%

MED

Creative

55%

LOW

Diverse local nightlife

82%

HIGH

Vital stats

Student Score

81%

Average graduate salary

£21.5k

% of graduates in work or further study

96%

Overall student satisfaction

87%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of Students

30,480

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

71%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

27%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

58%

of students are female

Young / Mature

22%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

23%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

87%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

League table rankings

Complete University Guide rank
35

Out of 127

Guardian University Guide rank
33

Out of 119

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide rankings
33

Out of 123

Where it's located