Cardiff University building

Cardiff University

Cardiff University

In 2019 Study Group began working with Cardiff University, a research-intensive Russell Group university in Wales’s capital city.

Creating well-rounded graduates

Cardiff University is internationally recognised for the quality and impact of its research. As a member of the Russell Group, the University has established a strong community of academics and researchers, producing world-leading, globally focused research.

The University is based in Cardiff’s historic civic centre in the heart of the city. On campus, students have access to advanced equipment, modern sports facilities and one of the UK’s best-rated Students’ Unions. Cardiff students are encouraged to participate in societies, events and volunteering, developing skills that will serve them throughout their lives.

A university for all

The University is committed to promoting and supporting equality, and celebrates diversity in all its forms. Cardiff University International Study Centre offers a welcoming new home to international students and ensures that they are ready for the challenges of university and beyond.

International Study Centre programmes

The following pathway programmes are available at Cardiff University International Study Centre:

International Foundation Year:

  • Arts, Humanities, Law and Social Sciences
  • Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance
  • Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture
  • Health, Medical and Life Sciences

Accelerated International Foundation Year:

  • Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance
  • Engineering, Physical Science and Computer Science

International Year One:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Engineering
  • Law


  • Business, Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Science and Computing


in the world

QS World University Rankings, 2024

90% of research

is world-leading or internationally excellent

Research Excellence Framework 2021