(Cardiff, South Glamorgan, South Wales, UK)
Address: Southgate House, Bevan Place, Cardiff, CF14 3UX, Wales, UK
Tel: +44 (0)29 2087 6365
The vast complex of Cardiff University was originally founded in 1883 and this has become one of the largest and most important universities in the whole of the United Kingdom.
With an international reputation for educational excellence and superb study facilities, Cardiff University is home to more than 20,000 students and this giant campus actually resembles a small town. With almost 30 different schools, 5,000 student residences and an annual turnover of more than £300 million, Cardiff University is one of the largest employers in the city, with a staff of more than 5,000 people.
Cardiff University has many impressive facilities and these include sizeable lecture theatres, libraries, a dedicated graduate centre, a large computer network, research centres, one of the biggest student unions in the country and excellent student accommodation. Surrounded by large parks, avenues lined by trees, Cardiff University is built with traditional Portland Stone and features attractive architecture.
The University of Cardiff is an ideal venue for conferences and meetings, being conveniently situated in the heart of the city's civic centre. With a purpose designed all-year conference centre for over 200 delegates, the campus is regularly used as a base for many large events and meetings.
There are a wide range of sports and social facilities at the university and these include fitness centres, sports fields, athletics equipment and numerous sports clubs, including squash, tennis, hockey, football, rugby, cricket, athletics and martial arts. Cardiff University is a world-class educational institution and even has a popular nightclub for its students. The students are responsible for many new business ideas and significantly contribute to the city's overall income.