Our vision is to be a world-leading, research-excellent, educationally outstanding university, driven by creativity and curiosity, which fulfils its social, cultural and economic obligations to Cardiff, Wales, the UK and the world.
By fulfilling our vision we expect to improve our standing as one of the top 100 universities in the world and the top 20 in the UK. We excel in producing high quality, innovative research which translates into benefits both locally and worldwide.
We have a diverse student population with students coming from more than 100 countries and with a range of backgrounds. Our academic staff are driven by creativity and curiosity and many are leaders in their fields, creating a stimulating environment for learning.