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About the University

Cardiff is one of Britain’s major teaching and research universities. Located in the centre of the capital city of Wales, it has an international reputation for the quality of its work which attracts staff and students from around the world.

University Profile
University Profile

Learn more about the history and international reputation of Cardiff University.

The Main Building.
Vision and Mission

About our vision to be a world-leading university.

Facts and Figures
Facts and Figures

Review statistics about the University.

Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre

The University gives a high priority to the support and promotion of teaching and learning.

One of our thermal imaging researchers in a computer lab.

Characteristics, purpose and scale of our research.

Partnership symbol statue

Partnerships and collaboration are central to our Mission and to our success.

Reading the latest.

More about the Merger of Cardiff University and the University of Wales College of Medicine.

A statue situated in one of the University's main thoroughfares.
Governance and Administration

How the University is governed and run.

A photograph of a group of academic staff.
Who's Who

The senior officers and staff.

Community and Collaboration
Community & Collaboration

Our community is a world-wide one, as indicated by the breadth and impact of our international work.

Dr Fong Yun-wah pictured with the Vice-Chancellor, Dr David Grant receiving his Honorary Fellowship.
Honorary Fellows

List of Honorary Fellowships awarded by Cardiff University

War Memorial
Cardiff - A Capital City

Learn more about Cardiff, the beautiful and lively capital city of Wales