Cardiff University
Cardiff University
Cardiff continues to be one of the most popular universities in the UK and our Open Day provides an opportunity to see a range of facilities. All of our academic schools will be open, enabling you to see our approaches to teaching and research, and our degree programmes. at Cardiff University

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University event offered by Cardiff University

Event Summary:

Cardiff continues to be one of the most popular universities in the UK and our Open Day provides an opportunity to see a range of facilities. All of our academic schools will be open, enabling you to see our approaches to teaching and research, and our degree programmes.

Full Event Details:

The Open Day will also enable you to get advice from University staff on important issues such as admissions procedures, student finance and graduate careers.

You can view our sports facilities, take a tour of libraries and computer suites, visit some of our student accommodation and take a tour of the Students’ Union.

The following talks will be on offer:
Student Finance:
What are tuition fees, maintenance loans, grants, bursaries and scholarships? How and when do you apply, and what are the extra sources of money that are available?

Student Life:
Students give you their views on life in Cardiff. Find out what the Students’ Union has to offer you, what students do all day and what life is really like at one of the UK’s most popular universities from the people who really know.

UCAS and Applying to Cardiff:
Our insider’s guide to the application process will help you impress.

NHS Funding for Healthcare-related Courses:
What funding can you apply for to help with living costs and tuition fees and how do you apply for it? What additional funding can you apply for based on your personal circumstances?

Rugby at Cardiff University:
Interested in developing your rugby talent while studying for your degree? Come along to this session to hear more about what’s on offer for male and female rugby players.

Sport at Cardiff University:
This session will outline details of our sporting structure, all our sports facilities and sports bursaries, as well as student participation opportunities.

Why study at Cardiff University?
This session will provide information about the new student facilities at Cardiff, what life in the capital city of Wales is really like and how our graduates can look forward to one of the highest graduate employment rates in the UK.

Presentation for Teachers and Careers Advisers:
This session will focus on recent developments at Cardiff University. Teachers and Careers Advisers are welcome to ask questions about issues of interest to them

Advice Shops:
Our drop-in advice shops give you the chance to put your own questions to the University’s expert staff. You don’t need an appointment, but please remember that these areas may be busy at peak times.

Student Finance and Support
UCAS and Applying to University
Welsh Language Services
Libraries and IT Facilities
Mature Students

Heath Park Campus Display
The Heath Park Campus is home to four of the University’s academic schools – Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and Midwifery and Healthcare Studies.

Tours and Facilities
University Campus Tours
Cardiff City Coach Tours
Tour of the Cochrane Building, and Heath Park campus (for students of the schools of Dentistry, Healthcare, Medicine and Nursing & Midwifery)
Student Residences
Sports Facilities
The Fitness and Squash Centre – Senghennydd Road
The Strength and Conditioning Centre, Park Place
Tours and Facilities
Cardiff University Sports Training Village - Talybont

Cardiff University Students’ Union: Get Involved, Love Cardiff:
When you enrol at Cardiff University, you automatically become a member of the Students’ Union. Housed in its own purpose-built building, the Students’ Union exists to help students enjoy their time in Cardiff. Whether you’re looking for advice, training, a job, accommodation or want to join one of the 138 societies or 60 sports clubs, the Students’ Union is here to help. The Students’ Union is always buzzing with activity, with cafes, a pub, a nightclub, a nationally renowned live music venue and other venues that host a variety of student nights including comedy, theatre and cinema. For more information on the entertainment that we host, or the student services available in the building, please visit: You can also follow us on Twitter @cardiffstudents and like our Facebook page at
Guided Tours: Cardiff students’ will be giving guided tours around the Union building throughout the day. They will be delighted to answer your questions about the Union and its facilities.
Student Life Talks: Come along to the Student Life Talks where the Elected Officers will give you the low down on the Students’ Union and what life as a student in Cardiff has to offer.
Food Outlets: The Kitchen Café (2nd floor) is a great place to stop for a rest, serving hot and cold beverages, baguettes, panini’s, sandwiches and a selection of cakes. The Taf (Union pub) is situated on the 2nd floor and will be offering a selection of homemade, traditional ‘pub grub’ throughout the day. CF10 Café (1st floor) is open from 9am – 3pm, and offers a variety of hot and cold breakfast and lunch options. The Union Shop (1st floor) sells a range of light lunch options including sandwiches, pasties crisps, drinks and chocolate.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 3 (Students aged 11-14)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)
Teachers (CPD)


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