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Virtual Open Day

Student Life

Welcome to our virtual student life talks. Click on the videos below to hear students talking about student life and the great things that the Students' Union offers when you enrol at Cardiff University.


This video features an introduction from Jackie, a graduate from the School of Music.

The Students' Union building

Did you know that the Students' Union building on Park Place is open 24 hours a day? Find out more about all the things you can do there from Jackie and Nick. Jackie is a graduate from the School of Music and Nick is a postgraduate student studying for a Master's degree with the School of Maths.


The Students' Union facilitates over 65 student-led sports clubs and offers 5000+ students the opportunity to represent Cardiff regionally, nationally and beyond. Our sports clubs offer the chance to play sport competitively, join in just for fun, or pick up something completely new for the first time. Watch our video below to find out more from Jude, a graduate in Sociology and Social Policy. You can also visit our Athletic Union pages to see a full list of the sports clubs available.


Our Guild of Societies has more than 200 societies that you can join and attracts more than 10,000 members each year. Watch this video to find out more about our amazing student groups from Orla and don't forget to visit our Guild of Societies pages to see the full list of student groups you can join.

Siarad Cymraeg?

We are proud to be a bilingual organisation and we have plenty of things for Welsh speaking students to get involved in. Find out more from Tomos, a multi-lingual Biomed graduate.