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Cardiff University

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

Cardiff University was ranked as one of the world’s top 125 Universities  by the QS World University Rankings 2015/2016. As a member of the Russell Group, Cardiff is one Britain's top 24 leading research universities. Its world-leading research was ranked 5th amongst UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework for quality and 2nd for impact.

Cardiff University is committed to providing an educationally outstanding experience for its students and to recruiting students from all strata of society. its global community, reputation and partnerships are at the heart of our identity. Its ambition is to form tightly knit collaborations with international universities in order to promote research, share best practice in teaching and management, and establish our position as a global university. Driven by creativity and curiosity, we strive to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligations to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.

According to the HSEA Destination of Leavers in Higher Education Survey 2012/14, 95% of Cardiff graduates enter employment or professional training/postgraduate study shortly after graduation.

The University is the largest provider of adult education in Wales, with the Cardiff Centre for Lifelong Learning providing several hundred courses in venues across South East Wales. The University’s lifelong learning activities also encompass the professional development work carried out by schools for employers, and many of these courses are custom-made to suit an individual company’s needs. The Centre also offers business language training at all levels.

143
2012
136=
2013
123=
2014
122
2015
65.00
Overall Score
63.8
Academic Reputation
73.3
Employer Reputation
66.8
Faculty Student
71.7
International Faculty
85.7
International Students
53.8
Citations per Faculty
29
2015
73.30
Overall Score
75.4
Academic Reputation
46.3
Employer Reputation
88.6
Citations per Paper
70
H-index Citations
107
2013
109
2014
100
2015
73.00
Overall Score
74
Academic Reputation
74.7
Employer Reputation
78.4
Citations per Paper
65.3
H-index Citations
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,566
International
648

Number of students

22,230
Postgraduate 27%
Undergraduate 73%

Number of international students

5,920
Postgraduate 52%
Undergraduate 48%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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50 Postgraduate Courses

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