Established in 1883, Cardiff University enjoys an international reputation for academic excellence and is Wales’ only Russell Group university. It was ranked top 5 UK University for research quality and impact in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).

The University is comprised of 24 Academic Schools which sit within our three Colleges.

  • College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • College of Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • College of Physical Sciences and Engineering

With 16 different residences, providing more than 5,500 study bedrooms, you can apply for a room that best suits your preferences, interests and budgets. 70% of rooms have their own en-suite facilities and all accommodation has Wi-Fi access.

Most of our accommodation is within easy walking distance of lecture theatres, libraries, laboratories, the Students’ Union and the city centre.

We continually invest in our accommodation and carry out annual maintenance programmes to ensure your experience is the best possible.

Times Good University Guide 2019 Ranking 32/129
Guardian 2020 Ranking 38/121
Address Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3XQ View on Map
Contact Telephone +44(0) 2920 874000

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