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Who we are

We excel in producing high quality, innovative research which translates into benefits both locally and worldwide.

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Our students benefit from research-led teaching that develops their individual intellectual abilities.

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We use our knowledge to develop innovative research that will have an impact on the world.

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We excel in connecting industry, business, government and NGOs with our academics.

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Cardiff is an international university - from worldwide collaborations to the students we welcome from over 100 different countries.

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Civic mission

We are delivering a civic mission to support the health, wealth and wellbeing of the people of Wales by standing shoulder to shoulder with our communities.

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A Welsh university

The Welsh language is integral not only to our culture and society, but in fostering the economic development of Wales.

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We are committed to creating a more sustainable University and to developing sustainability research.

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University for all

We are dedicated to widening participation and promoting equality across the University.