As the capital city of Wales, Cardiff offers everything and more that you would expect from a city with it’s important status! Cardiff has a startling range of attractions, top class entertainment and quality shopping – all within walking distance. Innovative architecture sits alongside historic buildings, and the beautiful destination of Cardiff Bay offers entertainment for everyone.
Rich in ancient history, sporting excitement, romance, eclectic culture and ‘out of this world’ activities, Cardiff is a thriving city. Fiercely proud of its history, culture and language, Welsh is, in many areas of Wales still the first spoken language and embedded in modern culture with street signs and public notices all being in Welsh language first, and then English.
Old meets new in Cardiff. There aren’t many cities where you can experience such breath taking architecture within close proximity. Go on a waterside tour of Cardiff Bay and be treated to the glorious spectre of Y Senedd, the Pierhead Building and the Wales Millenium Centre – each within touching distance of the other with Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle right in the centre.
Students have loads to do in Cardiff; from food and drink festivals in Cardiff Bay, to the Doctor Who experience and Spillers – the world’s oldest shop! Trendy watering holes, impressive eateries, international art exhibitions and a renowned music scene are ripe for exploring. Cardiff has fast become a city for ‘cool’, attracting movers and shakers from the creative industries to showcase themselves on Welsh soil.