Cardiff University

Founded in 1883, Cardiff University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group top-24 UK research-led universities and is ranked 166th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2022).

Cardiff University logo

Every year, Cardiff University welcomes thousands of students from around the globe.

There are currently 33,985 students enrolled, with 7,530 international students representing over 138 countries (HESA 2021/22).

The university is located in the thriving metropolitan capital city of Wales in the United Kingdom. Cardiff is a friendly, safe, and diverse capital city and was recently voted the most affordable university city in the UK (NatWest Student Living Index 2022).

Cardiff University has dedicated student support services in place to accommodate students’ academic and pastoral needs and is ranked 16th in the UK for graduate prospects (Times Good University Guide 2022).

A degree from Cardiff University opens doors across the world. Graduates are in such high demand by employers that 84% enter highly skilled employment shortly after graduating.

Chevening and Cardiff University

Future world leaders have long been welcomed to Cardiff University as part of the prestigious Chevening global scholarship programme designed to foster close relationships with future decision-makers.

From the university:

‘Cardiff is a world-leading university and our partnership with Chevening enables us to increase our brand and global reach and attract the most talented students from all over the globe to Cardiff. We value the contribution that these students and Chevening make to the quality and diversity of our student body.’

Who do Cardiff support?

Cardiff University welcomes applications from all Chevening-eligible countries in any subject. This year, Cardiff University will again generously co-fund a number of awards available to applicants from a range of countries.

All applicants who wish to be considered for this opportunity are encouraged to select Cardiff as their first preference in their Chevening application.

#CheveningTours visits Cardiff

What’s it like to study at Cardiff? We invited scholars to take us on a tour of their universities to offer a real insight into the scholar experience.

You can watch Iknoor Kaur’s tour below; Iknoor is from India and studied an MA in Digital Media and Society.

Iknoor’s Chevening Tour