The University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
(, commonly abbreviated UWIC
) is an institute of higher education situated in Cardiff
. It operates from three campuses: Llandaff
on Western Avenue, Cyncoed
, and Howard Gardens
in the City Centre. UWIC serves over 12,000 students.
UWIC offers degree courses in a variety of disciplines. Study is available at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, full-time and part-time, and research opportunities are offered.
UWIC has a number of research and enterprise centres, including the Food Industry Centre
, the Welsh Centre for Tourism Research, and the National Centre for Product Design and Development Research.
The University of Wales (the awarding institution for Glyndwr University
, Swansea Metropolitan University
, Trinity Saint David
, UWIC, and the University of Wales, Newport
), was criticised in June 2011 after a watchdog's report told the university to review its worldwide college links .
UWIC has been independently acclaimed for its academic standards, with its most... Read More