IFSA: Cardiff - University of Cardiff

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

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OVERALL RATING 4.8
Based on 2 Reviews
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I learned a lot about making friends, which sounds super cheesy. I had to make an entirely new set of friends, and it was scary at first, but I think I am so much better at talking to people now than I was before! I even feel that I am much more comfortable talking in front of a crowd as well, like I am more confident than I was... - Drake University View Entire Review
I learned how to be adaptable and open-minded to much more than what I was previously accustomed to. I am very much a planner and throughout my time in Wales and other countries around Europe, I learned how to take each moment by themselves and adapt to the new cultures and languages that I was surrounded by, without having to s... - Drake University View Entire Review
Past Review A Wale Of A Time
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 View Entire Review
August 31, 2017 Absolutely Incredible.
It was incredibly worthwhile. I developed a lot as a more well-rounded individual. I met amazing individuals from all over the world, saw unimaginable beauty, and learned a lot about myself, traveling, time management, how to go with the flow, and many more things. I loved it so much! - Drake University View Entire Review
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 View Entire Review

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Sut Mae! We're so excited that you're preparing to study abroad on an IFSA program and have chosen 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

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Minimum GPA:
3.0
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IFSA Scholarships

Any student applying to an IFSA-Butler program can apply for our general scholarship awards, which are $500 for a summer program, $1,500 for semester study, and $2,000 for the full year. We also offer special opportunities such as First Generation College Student scholarships and a Fill the GAP study abroad savings program that matches contributions up to $1,000.

$2,000

Deadlines:
Coincides with program deadlines

Guidelines/Requirements:
Any student who applies for an IFSA-Butler program may apply for a scholarship by completing a scholarship application. This is separate from the general IFSA-Butler program application.

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