Cardiff University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities, and its 26 academic schools are organised into three colleges: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences, and Physical Sciences and Engineering. The university is made up of two large campuses, both close to the centre of Cardiff.
- #25 in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024
- #21 in the Complete University Guide 2024
- #29 in the Guardian Good University Guide 2024
- #1 for Celtic studies, #3 for Architecture, East and South Asian studies and Education, #4 for Nursing (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024)
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- Professors at Cardiff have won many prestigious awards including two Nobel Prizes, one in Chemistry and the other in Medicine.
- A new home has opened recently for the highly-regarded School of Journalism, Media and Culture, alongside BBC Cymru Wales. It is the latest phase of a £600m development plan.
- Other projects include a £40m programme to refurbish lecture theatres, classrooms and seminar rooms, a £300m Innovation Campus and a Translational Research Centre working with industry to develop medical diagnostic tools and therapies.
- It offers over 300 undergraduate degrees and more than 200 taught masters, diplomas and certificates.