Cardiff University International College
Cardiff University is the third oldest university institution in the UK and was given its individual degree-awarding status in 1997, but it was initially established in 1883 as the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire and it went on to be a founding college of the University of Wales in 1893. Not only did it collude with the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology (UWIST) in 1988, it also constitutes three of its own colleges: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Biomedical and Life Sciences; and Physical Sciences and Engineering.
Cardiff is the sole Welsh member of the Russell Group with regards to research-intensive British universities. Furthermore, in terms of the standard (GPA) of its research, it also managed to rank 5th across the UK among other multi-faculty establishments. During 2018-2019, Cardiff managed to generate a turnover of £537.1 million, with £116.0 million dedicated to research grants and contracts.
There are also 8,620 international applicants, which contributes to Cardiff being one of the ten largest universities in the UK. With a motto of "Truth, Unity and Concord" (originally in Welsh: Gwirionedd, Undod A Chytgord), Cardiff provides a holistic environment where students can acquire knowledge from leading researchers and faculty members who encourage independence, creativity and inquisitiveness.
Cardiff University International Study Centre provides a pathway for students with a lower grade entry into Russel Group universities. HS Consultants (PVT) LTD has proudly partnered with the prestigious Cardiff University through Study Group as we have assisted students to secure admission along with scholarships and successful student visa grants from Pakistan to study in UK.
We specialize in building a deeply embedded understanding with the student that enables them to achieve their internationalization ambitions and find a best fit study program for them to study abroad. Our aim is to turn students' dreams to study abroad into reality by arming them with the best scholarships available.
The campus at Cathays Park in central Cardiff is where majority of the Academic Schools are located, namely 22 out of the 26 buildings. There are numerous libraries on site and in the vicinity, and it is at a distance of less than half a mile from the Cardiff city center. The main Students' Union building is one of the most actively used in Britain and is centrally situated on Park Place. Some of the many on-site facilities comprise of food outlets, convenience stores, a nightclub and pub as well as a bookshop.
The Cardiff University School of Medicine, the School of Dentistry, as well as the School of Healthcare Sciences (namely healthcare-related courses) are located at the Heath Park campus, located at the University Hospital of Wales. This is situated merely a mile from the city center and is surrounded by 100 acres of parkland and playing fields. Conveniently, study areas and IT facilities remain open throughout the day, seven days a week. There are also numerous lecture theatres, seminar rooms, libraries and operating theatres, giving students exposure to a complete work environment.
Student Support Centres are the centers are provided on both the Cathays and Heath Park Campuses. They inculcate unbiased and confidential advice to all their students on a wide array of matters, be it finances, career choices, counselling, dealing with illnesses or disabilities, or International Student Support.
Academic Learning Support
Cardiff University offers a wide range of support including one-to-one study skills tutorials, group tutorials, downloadable study guides and academic skills workshops.
Tutors can help students with:
- Improving referencing
- Developing critical thinking and discussion
- Reading skills
- Time Management
- Writing dissertation
- Improving revision techniques
- Improving exam performance
- Understanding feedback
Upon graduation there's a professional team of specialist Career Advisers each linked to Academic Schools provide specialist advice. A team of Work Experience officers actively find and promote work experience insights and internships to the students. A number of student and graduate recruiters look towards Cardiff University every year in light of their recruitment campaigns and Cardiff allows these recruiters to strengthen the essential link between them and you, by offering online Jobs Board, which advertise vacancies, careers fairs and employer events.