IFSA-Butler: Cardiff - University of Cardiff

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Sut Mae! We're so excited that you're preparing to study abroad on an IFSA-Butler program and have chosen the Cardiff University as your destination. You will find Cardiff to be a vibrant capital with plenty of entertainment and some of the friend... read more

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I gained an appreciation of the Welsh language and culture and was inspired to write my honors thesis on a very Welsh subject - Dewi Sant. It was worthwhile, but I was disappointed by the lack communication and lack of recognition of my Study Abroad status by the University. There were some issues with the lecturers as well; one... - Austin College
Living abroad for several months, no matter where you go, is an eye-opening experience. It reminds you that the US is not the center of the universe and, trust me, you will hear a lot about what people think about the states! (both good and bad). Exposure to another country is so important & I think anyone who possibly can shoul... - Fordham University

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Sut Mae! We're so excited that you're preparing to study abroad on an IFSA-Butler program and have chosen the Cardiff University as your destination. You will find Cardiff to be a vibrant capital with plenty of entertainment and some of the friendliest people in the United Kingdom. We're sure you're going to love studying there!What Cardiff has to offer

  • A truly Welsh experience at one of the U.K.'s leading research universities
  • Outstanding faculty, many prominent in their fields
  • A member of Britain's Russell Group of universities, similar to the Ivy League
  • A campus-based institution located in the heart of a city, unusual by U.K. standards
  • One of the most current library and computing systems in the U.K.
  • Excellent sporting facilities
  • An active student union with more than 100 student clubs and societies
  • Easy access to big-city amenities
Housing
  • Housing is with Welsh students and other international students in a wide range of residence types, from traditional halls with meal plans to modern flats in which students purchase or prepare their own meals
  • Nearly all offer housing has single study-bedrooms, and most have private showers

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Program Length(s):
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Academic Year
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