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If you’re considering Cardiff, a visit is an absolute must. Whether it’s the majestic surroundings, the warm & friendly atmosphere or the infectious buzz of the city, there is no better way to experience it.
Practical advice and tips to help you get the most from the day.
This is your chance to see first-hand what Cardiff has to offer.
Choose from 190 things to see and do.
Read our travel instructions to make your journey as easy as possible.
What to bring, where to go and other practical information.
Additional information for visitors with disabilities
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Our students are on hand to answer those questions you just can't ask anyone else.
Compact, friendly, inexpensive and buzzing with energy. Cardiff has it all.
Head to the Union shop for a memento from your day.
From proper pub grub to wraps on the run, we have plenty of places to choose from.
If you can't make it to one of our Open Days, there are plenty of other ways to find out what Cardiff is like.
Make any day your Open Day with our downloadable self-guided tour.
We also have subject-specific days organised by Academic Schools.
Watch the most popular talks from previous Open Days.
Following our student Insiders is the next best thing to actually being here.
Tweet #cardiffopenday if you enjoyed your day.
Cardiff uni is so nice, I really really want to go here— bric tamland. (@lizziebrewster) April 24, 2013
Cardiff uni is so nice, I really really want to go here
Cannot wait for September now! #Cardiffuni such a nice campus! Just got to sort out my accommodation and then I'm on my way!! #buzzing— Prousey (@HollieLouise__x) April 24, 2013
Cannot wait for September now! #Cardiffuni such a nice campus! Just got to sort out my accommodation and then I'm on my way!! #buzzing
I can definitely see myself living here #CardiffOpenDay— hollie clements (@HollieClements) April 24, 2013
I can definitely see myself living here #CardiffOpenDay
Fab day at Cardiff uni! Really hope I can go there next year!!!— Barry (@lucymartin__) April 24, 2013
Fab day at Cardiff uni! Really hope I can go there next year!!!
I like how all the halls of residence are so close to Cardiff Uni— My Millie❤ (@ameliaithink) April 24, 2013
I like how all the halls of residence are so close to Cardiff Uni
good day at @cardiffuni open day !very useful and an amazing course , very me ! #sortingoutmyfuture— megan spoor (@Meg_Spoor) April 24, 2013
good day at @cardiffuni open day !very useful and an amazing course , very me ! #sortingoutmyfuture
Lost my heart to Cardiff Uni #cardiffopenday— hannah. (@g0urmetvomit_) April 24, 2013
Lost my heart to Cardiff Uni #cardiffopenday
Philosophy talk was amazing #CardiffOpenDay— Samira Asmar (@samira_asmar) April 24, 2013
Philosophy talk was amazing #CardiffOpenDay
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