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SHWMAE A CROESO (THAT'S HELLO AND WELCOME IN WELSH!)

Whether you've got your place confirmed, or you're still thinking out where your next step will take you, Cardiff is a cosy, buzzing capital that city that welcomes a large community of foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate students. Cardiff has lots going on but is a compact city, making it easy to get around and feel at home.

UNIVERSITIES & COLLEGES

Cardiff is proud to be home to 6 prestigious universities, conservatoires and colleges, together offering a range of courses, campuses and experiences – find the Cardiff student life for you.

CARDIFF UNIVERSITY

Wales' largest university is a World Top 200 University, as ranked by QS World University Rankings (2022).

Cardiff Metropolitan University

The affectionally called 'Cardiff Met' ranks #7 in the Uni Compare Top 100 for 2021.

University of South Wales

Wales' second largest university has a purpose built building in the centre of Cardiff.

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

One of the UK most prestigious and well renowned conservatoires.

Cardiff & Vale College

Operating five campuses across the city, including the new £45m flagship central campus.

University of Wales Trinity St David

Trinity run the Wales Academy of Voice & Dramatic Arts from their Cardiff learning centre.

WHAT'S ON IN CARDIFF?

Get to know your new housemates and your new city by trying out some activities together.

KEYS TO THE CASTLE

Once you make Cardiff your home for the next few years or so, you can get a Castle key, which gives you unlimited access to Cardiff Castle for only £7 for three years. Get yours from the Castle ticket office, just bring proof of residency in Cardiff.

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