Cardiff Calling

Thousands of students from all over the UK and around the world flock to Cardiff every year to study at RWCMD or at one of the three other major universities in the city. Many of them choose Cardiff because of its international reputation as a friendly, safe and great value city, offering students a superb quality of life.

As the capital city of Wales, Cardiff offers world-class music, theatre and live events on your doorstep, but it’s also really easy to navigate on foot or by bike, so transport costs are virtually non-existent.

And Cardiff has bags of personality – lots of students become so attached to the city they call ‘The ‘Diff’ that they choose to stay here to live and work long after their course has finished. Follow these links to find out more about what makes Cardiff so special:


"Cardiff - the epitome of cool, pulsing with creative energy and a relaxed atmosphere."

Lonely Planet Guide to Great Britain