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Cardiff University is perfect if you’d like to study in a prestigious academic university in the heart of the Welsh capital.
The University is spread across a number of old and new buildings in the Welsh capital city of Cardiff, with much of the university’s activity based around Cathay’s Park (Cardiff’s civic centre). It is regarded as one of the top Welsh universities, ranking highly internationally and is the only Welsh university which is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research intensive universities.
The University offers a broad curriculum across Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Biomedical and Life Sciences; and Physical Sciences and Engineering. Its strengths include: architecture, journalism, media, geography, social sciences, pharmacy, bioscience, chemistry, medicine, law, engineering, astronomy, physics and computer science.
The University has a medical school and also has key research expertise in the areas of neurosciences and mental health as well as cancer stem cell research.
The University has an admirable list of alumni, including senior politicians, academics, journalists, business people and sports stars. It has also produced Nobel prize winners in medicine and chemistry.