Cardiff in World's Top 100 Rankings

Founded by Royal Charter in 1883, Cardiff University is a top educational institution in the UK,  ranked among the Top 100 Universities in the world. The University rose 42 places from 141st to 99th in the 2007 Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) world rankings. In 2008 Cardiff is ranked 133th globally. Cardiff is also a member of the prestigious Russell Group, formed by 20 leading research universities in the UK.

The university has 29 academic schools: Architecture, Biosciences, Business, Chemistry, City & Regional Planning, Computer Science, Cymraeg, Dentistry, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Engineering, English, Communication and Philosophy, European Studies, Healthcare Studies, History and Archaeology, Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Law, Lifelong Learning, Manufacturing Engineering Centre, Mathematics, Medicine, Music, Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Optometry and Vision Sciences, Pharmacy, Physics and Astronomy, Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education, Psychology, Religious and Theological Studies, Social Sciences.

University Ranking Achievements:

- According to the Times Good University Guide, it is ranked 28th in 2008, and 29th in 2009.

- According to the Complete University Guide, it is ranked 27th in 2008, 37th in 2009, and 36th in 2010.

- In Guardian University Guide, it is placed 22nd in 2008, 33rd in 2009, and 44th in 2010.

- rated 24th in the Sunday Times University Guide 2008.

- 27th in Daily Telegraph 2007.

- 33 out of 34 subject areas evaluated are undertaking research that is world-class in terms of originality and significance (RAE 2008).

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