Cardiff University

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About the institution

Cardiff University is the only Welsh university to belong to the research-led Russell Group. Based in one of the UK’s more affordable cities, it has two campuses: Cathays Park, which has tree-lined avenues and elegant Portland stone buildings dating back to 1909, and Heath Park, which is dedicated to healthcare and is on the same site as the University Hospital of Wales. Cardiff has plenty of culture and international sporting venues to offer as well as easy access to the coast and countryside.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
30,180
Male UG students: 
42%
Female UG students: 
58%
Full-time students: 
82%
Under 21 on entry: 
74%
International: 
14%
Undergraduate: 
71%
Student-staff ratio: 
14.3
Average UCAS tariff: 
426.3

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 20%
2.1: 52%
2.2: 19%
Pass: 2%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

92%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
61%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
21,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
C15
PO Box 921 Cardiff Cardiff
Postcode: 
CF10 3XQ
Telephone number: 
029 2087 4404

Guardian university guide rank

33

out of 119

Times university guide rank

46

out of 128


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