Education- The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a city that is proud of its culture, history and language. It is Europe’s smallest capital city as well as one of the latest. There are more castles in Cardiff than any other city as well as a vibrant, student-friendly atmosphere. With over 15000 international students, Cardiff is home to four major institutions of higher education: Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, University of South Wales and the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.
Employability - Cardiff really is the place to work and study as there are plenty of opportunities for students to find part time jobs to complement their studies. The National Museum of Wales, Dyffryn Gardens and Cardiff Bay are just a few of the many activities available to you in Cardiff.
Lifestyle - Cardiff may be the most lavish student city in the UK and a buzzing hot-spot if you're mad about sports. Having a population of around 350,000 people, the place really does have the feel of a small town despite having loads of stuff going on all year round. It's famous for its vibrant nightlife with everything from live music shows to pubs and restaurants.
Cost of living - Being an extremely cheap city, Cardiff is the perfect place for a student. The average cost of living is around £900 -£1100/month.