STUDY UK: INFORMATION FOR EU STUDENTS
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Cardiff University

Cardiff University

WALES / UNDERGRADUATE - POSTGRADUATE - PHD

Cardiff University is recognised in independent government assessments as one of Britain's leading teaching and research universities. The university combines impressive modern facilities and an exciting approach to teaching with its proud history of recent achievements, and nearly 30,000 students, including nearly 10,000 international students, are currently enrolled at the Welsh institution. Cardiff University's expertise in research and research-led teaching involves social sciences, engineering, technology and a wide range of business professions. The university is currently ranked fifth in the UK for its quality of research, while the QS World Rankings place it in the top 160. The School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies has been described as the ‘Oxbridge of Journalism.’ 95% of Cardiff University graduates enter employment or further study after graduating, while 78% obtain graduate level employment. Cardiff University is also a member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 elite research universities in the UK.

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Scholarships and grants

Vice-Chancellor's EU Scholarship

Awards of £5,000 for each year of study are available to EU, EEA and Swiss students paying international fees across a wide range of subject areas. Funding will be provided in the form of a tuition fee discount. Further details can be found here. Students who may not be eligible for the Vice-Chancellor's EU Scholarship may instead be eligible for the Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship.

Undergraduate awards
EU, EEA, and Swiss applicants, who are holding offers for selected undergraduate programmes, will automatically be considered for a Vice-Chancellor's EU Scholarship of £5,000. This will be applied as a tuition fee discount for each year of study.
You must submit your application through UCAS by 30 June 2022 and if you meet, or exceed, the conditions stated in your UCAS offer, or, if you are initially awarded an unconditional offer, you will automatically be granted the scholarship as a tuition fee discount.
This is subject to you meeting our eligibility criteria as set out in the terms and conditions.

Postgraduate taught awards
EU, EEA and Swiss applicants who apply before 17 July 2022 and are holding offers for selected postgraduate programmes will automatically be considered for the Vice-Chancellor's EU Scholarship of £5,000.
To be awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s EU Scholarship you must meet, or exceed, the conditions of your offer. Applicants initially awarded unconditional offers will automatically be granted the scholarship, which will be in the form of a tuition fee discount.
This is subject to you meeting our eligibility criteria as set out in the terms and conditions.

WEBINAR
Croeso i Gymru! Welcome to Wales! One of the four countries of the UK, Wales and its universities have a lot to offer students. Discover Wales from the point of view of an international student and hear about some amazing Wales-only support and mobility offers.
Speakers
David (Dai) Evans, Regional Manager, University of Cardiff
David (Dai) Evans, Regional Manager, University of Cardiff
Dai Evans is Regional Manager for Europe at Cardiff University, leading on institutional marketing and engagement. Dai has held a number of recruitment, marketing and admissions roles across the UK higher education sector beginning his career in the International Office at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan. Dai is an LLB Law and French graduate, an avid singer and guitarist, and a Japanese speaker.
Jennifer Walker, International Officer, University of Swansea
Jennifer Walker, International Officer, University of Swansea
Jennifer is a Modern Languages graduate from UCLan (long before it was UCLan!) with 20 years’ experience working in European exports, sales, marketing and PR for global corporations in the private sector. She has worked at Swansea University for 11 years with the last 7 years specifically in international student recruitment for North America and the EU. Originally from Northern Ireland, Jennifer made Swansea her home in 2003 and enjoys all that the beautiful coastal location offers for cycling and hiking and she’s just recently taken up sea rowing as a new challenge!
WEBINAR
Media and culture in a contemporary context requires a critical perspective. What is the role that media, cultural and creative processes play in shaping today’s world? You will explore the technologies, practices and policies that drive modern media communications and develop innovative thinking, creativity and enterprise skills. Truly independent media is looking for brave talented specialists. The UK hosts some of the top world universities for media and communications, join this session to find out the reason for their success.
Speakers
Dr Annie East
Dr Annie East
Deputy head of the Media Production Department at Bournemouth University
Yeyen Sinarta
Yeyen Sinarta
Regional Manager at Bournemouth University
David (Dai) Evans, Regional Manager, University of Cardiff
David (Dai) Evans, Regional Manager, University of Cardiff
Dai Evans is Regional Manager for Europe at Cardiff University, leading on institutional marketing and engagement. Dai has held a number of recruitment, marketing and admissions roles across the UK higher education sector beginning his career in the International Office at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan. Dai is an LLB Law and French graduate, an avid singer and guitarist, and a Japanese speaker.
Sarah Lebrecht, Student Recruitment Manager, University of the Arts London (UAL)
Sarah Lebrecht, Student Recruitment Manager, University of the Arts London (UAL)
Sarah Lebrecht is a Student Recruitment Manager at UAL, looking after Europe, East Asia and Canada. She has worked for UAL for over four years advising students on applying to UAL’s different colleges and art and design courses, including how to put together a portfolio.
WEBINAR
Studying Physics at a UK university will give you a solid scientific grounding in the four cornerstones: condensed matter, quantum mechanics, electromagnetism and thermodynamics, the basics of the evolution of our universe from where to choose your area of expertise. Do you like Theoretical Physics, Relativity or Cosmology? Or you may prefer technologically-important areas such as Quantum Optics and Photonics, and Physical Methods in Biology and Medicine, and active research areas such as Galaxies and High Energy Astrophysics, and Nanostructures and Graphene Science. Whatever you choose, you will have plenty of hands-on opportunities, practical experiments and real-life research during your studies.
Speakers
Emma Weeks
Emma Weeks
Emma is an International Market Development Manager at the University of Bristol, leading on student recruitment across Europe. She has worked at Bristol for over 20 years in a variety of roles involving marketing, recruitment, events, research administration, and student support, including 10 years based within the Faculty of Engineering. She is enthusiastic about all things Bristol and believes it is one of the best UK cities to live in, offering a vibrant and exciting student experience.
David (Dai) Evans, Regional Manager, University of Cardiff
David (Dai) Evans, Regional Manager, University of Cardiff
Dai Evans is Regional Manager for Europe at Cardiff University, leading on institutional marketing and engagement. Dai has held a number of recruitment, marketing and admissions roles across the UK higher education sector beginning his career in the International Office at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan. Dai is an LLB Law and French graduate, an avid singer and guitarist, and a Japanese speaker.
Jonathan Moore
Jonathan Moore
International Student Recruitment Regional Manager (North America and Europe) at Royal Holloway, University of London
Stephen Gibson
Stephen Gibson
Royal Holloway, University of London

SUBJECTS

Accounting
  • Accounting
Archaeology
  • Archaeology
Architecture, building and planning
  • Architecture
  • Building
  • Planning (urban, rural, and regional)
Biological sciences
  • Biology
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology, biophysics, and biochemistry
  • Psychology – take a look at our psychology subject guide
  • Zoology
Business, management and administrative studies
  • Accounting
  • Business studies
  • Finance
  • Human resource management
  • Management studies
  • Marketing
Chemistry
  • Chemistry
Civil engineering
  • Civil engineering
Classical studies
  • Classical studies
Computer science
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Computer science
  • Information systems
  • Software engineering
Creative arts
  • Creative/imaginative writing
  • Music
Dentistry
  • Dentistry
Economics
  • Economics
Education
  • Academic studies in education
  • Research and study skills in education
Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
Engineering and technology
  • Chemical, process, and energy
  • Civil engineering
  • Electronic and electrical engineering
  • General engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Production and manufacturing
English
  • English
  • English and creative writing
  • English literature
Finance
  • Finance
Geography
  • Geography
Geology
  • Geology
Historical and philosophical studies
  • Archaeology
  • Heritage studies
  • History by topic
  • Philosophy
  • Theology and religious studies
Journalism
  • Journalism
Languages
  • Celtic studies
  • Chinese studies
  • Classical studies
  • Comparative literary studies
  • English studies
  • French studies
  • German studies
  • Italian studies
  • Japanese studies
  • Linguistics
  • Spanish studies
Law
  • Law
Marketing
  • Marketing
Mathematical science
  • Mathematics
  • Operational research
  • Statistics
MBA
  • MBA
Mechanical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
Media studies
  • Media studies
Medicine and allied subjects
  • Anatomy, physiology, and pathology
  • Dentistry,dental hygiene, technology & health education
  • Medical technology
  • Medicine (general) and clinical
  • Medicine and health studies
  • Nursing
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacology, toxicology, and pharmacy
Midwifery
  • Midwifery
Molecular biology, biophysics and biochemistry
  • Molecular biology, biophysics and biochemistry
Music
  • Music
Nursing
  • Nursing
Optometry
  • Optometry
Pharmacology, toxicology and pharmacy
  • Pharmacology, toxicology and pharmacy
Philosophy
  • Philosophy
Physical sciences
  • Astronomy
  • Chemistry
  • Forensic and archaeological sciences
  • Geology
  • Materials science
  • Physical geographical sciences
  • Physics
  • Science of aquatic and terrestrial environments
Physiology, physiotherapy and pathology
  • Physiology, physiotherapy and pathology
Politics
  • Politics
Psychology
  • Applied psychology
  • Child psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Educational psychology
Publishing, media and information management
  • Information services
  • Publicity studies
Radiography & medical technology
  • Radiography & medical technology
Social studies
  • Criminology
  • Economics
  • Human and social geography
  • Politics
  • Social policy
  • Social work
  • Sociology
Social work
  • Social work
Software engineering
  • Software engineering
Theology
  • Theology
Zoology
  • Zoology

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Cardiff CF10 3AT