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Cardiff University

Diverse local nightlife Varied union activities Sporty City

Ucas code: C15

A world-leading university in the vibrant capital city of Wales: 94% of our 2010 graduates are in work or further study six months after graduation. You'll be part of a Russell Group university and one that is ranked in the top 1.5% of the 10,000 universities globally. With over 26,000 students and 6,000 staff, the academic community is the size of a small town, with an active union to match.
Source:Cardiff University Students' Union
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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

53%

LOW

Political

57%

MED

Sporty

75%

HIGH

Varied union activities

85%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

81%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 96% MED
Student satisfaction score 79% MED
Average graduate salary £21k 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

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League table rankings

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