Located in the capital of Wales, University of Cardiff is the second oldest university in Wales. It was established in 1883 and was granted permissions to award degrees in 1997. It is ranked among the top 200 universities in world and places great emphasis on research. Also, the university achieved high student satisfaction ratings in all of Wales according to a recent survey with a percentage of 89 percent.
The University has close to 28000 students sporadically spread across three faculties attaining their degrees in graduate and postgraduate levels. Some of the university's alumni include former head of European Commission Roy Jenkins, Prime Minister of Jordan Faisal-al-Fayez and Nobel Laureate Martin Evans.
The university also has two Nobel laureates in its staff and is a member of Russell group of research-led universities. It has a diverse student base hailing from 100 countries with a range varied backgrounds. It is 12th largest institution in UK in terms of student density and has an income of about £460 million.
The university churned out graduates with entrepreneurship skills with them having reached an estimated turnover of £43 million since 2008.