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Cardiff University

Diverse local nightlife Varied union activities City

Ucas code: C15

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Creative

55%

LOW

Political

59%

MED

Sporty

73%

MED

Varied union activities

83%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

83%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £22k MED
% of graduates in work or further study 97% HIGH
Student satisfaction score 79% MED

Number of students

29,716

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

71%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

17%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

41%

of students are male

Young / Mature

15%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

25%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

Dialog 399 comments (139 students)
    • Accomodation

      Nice social life and sized rooms but kitchen is smaller than expected

      2018, 1st year, Engineering Geology

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    • Accomodation

      My friends mentioning it

      2018, 1st year, Engineering Geology

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    • Course

      Structured well with modules split up Teachers tend to be detached, little support Little help from assessment

      2018, 1st year, Modern History

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    • Accomodation

      Good social life, flats are nice. Best- very social Worst- small

      2018, 1st year, Modern History

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    • Course

      It is intense and hard and there’s a lot of content which is not necessarily needed

      2018, 1st year, Radiography, Diagnostic

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    • Accomodation

      It’s small and overpriced. Got a smaller bedroom than wanted. Best would be the social aspect and worse is the small size of...

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      2018, 1st year, Radiography, Diagnostic

      Accomodation

      It’s small and overpriced. Got a smaller bedroom than wanted. Best would be the social aspect and worse is the small size of kitchen and bedrooms

      2018, 1st year, Radiography, Diagnostic

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