“We are very research-active so students here get a real interaction and day-to-day link with current research.” Took an inside look into the fascinating world of Physics at Cardiff University!

Studying at the Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy

Staff and students explain what it's like to study physics and astronomy at Cardiff University.

The San Francisco Chronicle lists Wales as one of the best places to visit in the world right now! Wales’ natural beauty makes it a “hiker’s paradise”, and it is never been a better time to visit, as the current exchange rate benefits the US dollar.

Where to go in 2017: Rwanda, Oman, Japan and beyond

Are you an undergraduate or a recent graduate looking for a unique experience this summer? Why not nourish your curiosity and take a look at our International Summer Schools offered by the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering!

International Summer Schools

Here’s a little frosty photo of Bute Park taken last week! Have you taken the time to explore the many parks and green spaces of Cardiff? Get out into the 300 parks and gardens of the city and send us your photos!
What could be learnt about the world if you could read the news from over 100 local newspapers for a period of 150 years? A team of researchers from Cardiff University did just this in a landmark study which scoured a staggering 35 million articles and 28.6 billion words!

150 years of British history

“You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” Today is Winnie the Pooh day! British poet A.A. Milne first created the character in 1926 and has been celebrated worldwide ever since.
Study in Cardiff and the glory of Wales is at your doorstep! #TravelTuesday via Wales

Visit Wales Major Events Showreel 2017

Have you ever longed for home while studying abroad? Make sure to check out this handy guide to dealing with homesickness from Across The Pond - Study Abroad!

Tips to Handle Homesickness Whilst Studying Abroad

Looking for study tips to prepare for your last few exams? Chloe from the Disability and Dyslexia team brings you some great tips to help you keep focused during the exam season. More advice can be found with Student Life CU!

Exam tips to help keep you focused

Cardiff University continues to make a worldwide impact: An intensive maths school to tackle high drop-out rates among potential scientists in Namibia is expanding to reach 120 pupils following a successful pilot jointly run by Cardiff University and the University of Namibia (UNAM).

Expansion of maths support in Namibia

“One of the key lessons in leadership that I learned is don’t try to predict the future.” Professor Colin Riordan, Vice-Chancellor at Cardiff University, presents his three fundamental lessons of leadership. Which qualities do you think make a good leader?

Leadership Lecture 2016: Professor Colin Riordan

'Lessons in Leadership' Professor Colin Riordan, vice-chancellor at Cardiff University, presents his three fundamental lessons of leading as a vice-chancello...

Happy World Religion Day! Did you know that Cardiff University offers a range of facilities for practising your religion? Our Chaplaincy is made up of Catholic, Church in Wales (Anglican), Eastern Churches, Hindu, Methodist and Muslim Chaplains.
Discover more below.

Practising your religion

It's just a 40-minute train ride from Cardiff to pug heaven!

A medieval-themed pug festival is coming to a Welsh castle

Happy Friday! It's almost the end of the week!
Give It A Go, part of the Students' Union, are organising some amazing trips in the next few weeks! Fancy popping over to Swansea, Warwick, the National Sea Life Centre, or Birmingham? Take a look at their website and find them on social media!

Give It A Go

#FridayFunday - Check out the races and assault courses you can do throughout Wales in 2017! Some of these look insane, are you up to the challenge?!

The races, runs and assault courses you can do in Wales in 2017

The School of Biosciences launched their fabulous 3-word Photo Contest this year and received over 50 entrants from current Biosciences students. Their degree studies adventures took them around the globe and the photos are incredible!
Take a look at the winning entrants on the link below.

Snapshots of BIOSI: The 3-word Photo Contest

“Game-changing” Welsh Crucible programme opens latest round of recruitment for exceptional researchers across Wales. Now in its sixth year, Welsh Crucible will offer early- and mid-career researchers the chance to build their personal, professional and leadership skills with a view to becoming the future research leaders in the country.
Cardiff University will be hosting two events to allow...
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Welsh Crucible 2017

"The time you spend at Cardiff University will be unforgettable" - read more about Vietnamese student Nguyen Quang Huy's time at Cardiff!

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Fancy doing something new this year? Take our #WednesdayWisdom and give volunteering a go! There is a huge range of activities you can take part in, and the best part is that you can make a real difference in the local community!