Cardiff University student reviews

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Cardiff University 4.36/ 5(181 student reviews)

One Favourable

studied Visual Neuroscience and Molecular Biology PhD at Cardiff University and says:

Cardiff is the best city for students! I want to stay here forever! A piece...

Overall rating: 4 5stars Read full review »

One Critical

studied at Cardiff University and says:

Not particularly enjoying my course and don't know what i want to do after ...

Overall rating: 2 5stars Read full review »
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A great place to be a student Cardiff University
Cardiff University
English Literature BA (Hons)


Overall rating: 5 5stars
A great place to be a student
A great place to go to uni - the city is just the right size (small enough so that everything is in walking distance, but large enough so that there is plenty to do and see), the nightlife is excellent and their is a real buzz around the place. Engli... Read full Cardiff University review »
2 people found this review useful.
The awesomeness of Cardiff! Cardiff University
Cardiff University
Exploration and Resource Geology BSc (Hons)


Overall rating: 5 5stars
The awesomeness of Cardiff!
I've almost finished my first year and it has been an amazing year. i'm studying exploration geology, and despite it being pretty difficult will become worth it at the end.Freshers is not to be missed, with 2 weeks worth of drinking and partying in t... Read full Cardiff University review »
2 people found this review useful.
OT in Cardiff Cardiff University
Cardiff University
Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons)


Overall rating: 5 5stars
OT in Cardiff
Cardiff uni is a great place to be, and there's so much to do here! Everyone's really friendly as well, and lecturers are always there to help. Instead of constant lectures, the course is broken up into lectures, group work (lots of it!) and of cours... Read full Cardiff University review »
2 people found this review useful.
The best 3 years of my life! Cardiff University
Male
Cardiff University
English Literature Ba (Hons)

Overall rating: 5 5stars
The best 3 years of my life!
Cardiff is an amazing city and the university is a stones throw away from the town centre. There's loads to do and you're never bored! Read full Cardiff University review »
5 people found this review useful.
Cardiff !! Cardiff University
Male
Cardiff University
Civil Engineering Beng (Hons)

Overall rating: 5 5stars
Cardiff !!
I've just finished my first year at uni and absolutely love it ! Can't wait to go back and move into my new house with the mates I've made over the last year. Everyone is really easy going and it doesn't matter if you're a fresher or a postgrad, the... Read full Cardiff University review »
12 people found this review useful.
There is no other choice! Cardiff University
Male
Cardiff University
Business Management Bsc (Hons)

Overall rating: 5 5stars
There is no other choice!
Cardiff was the first uni I visited back in my first yr of 6th form, and from the moment I saw it I never wanted to go anywhere else! Everything about it is immense, and I've had an unforgettable time here! Read full Cardiff University review »
My favourite place to be Cardiff University
Cardiff University
Software Engineering BSc (Hons)


Overall rating: 5 5stars
My favourite place to be
I'm currently in my third year (on placement) and I've absolutely loved my time at Cardiff University thus far. There is something for everybody here, amazing nightlife, amazing social scene, and amazing city. I'll never forget the summer months here... Read full Cardiff University review »
Nice place to live. Cardiff University
Cardiff University
Radiotherapy and Oncology BSc (Hons)


Overall rating: 5 5stars
Nice place to live.
I like it here. Everyone is nice and it's a nice place to live. Read full Cardiff University review »
good uni Cardiff University
Cardiff University



Overall rating: 5 5stars
good uni
This is a really great place and is a great experience, I would not change it for the world and would recommend cardiff to absolutely everyone thinking of going to uni! Read full Cardiff University review »
The uni Cardiff University
Cardiff University
Social Science Research Methods MSc


Overall rating: 5 5stars
The uni
I have to say that living in sanghennydd court is the best place ever! despite the grim living conditions i have made friends for life here! I would recumbent the uni to everyone! Read full Cardiff University review »

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  • 3.9 Course & Lecturers
  • 4.0 Accommodation
  • 4.6 City Life
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