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Welcome back returning students


Welcome back- we hope you had a refreshing break and are ready to dive back into your studies and Cardiff life.

Find here some information that might help you settle back in.



  • Out of hours parking
  • If you haven’t already- connect your mobile to the wifi service- we now have access viaEduroam at Cardiff and Vale sites and some other placement sites- read more here.
  • BNF apps available to Cardiff Uni students for your mobile- free to access
  • Access UptoDate– you can use it to prepare for presentations, answer queries relating to clinical care, help you revise a topic and so on.
  • You can send documents to our iprint service from home and collect them when you get into College.

Remember we are here to help, so feel free to contact us or drop in and ask for help at the enquiry help.

We’ll be advertising our usual drop in library clinics soon.

Free-of-charge Microsoft Office software for students

A new initiative from Microsoft to provide the Microsoft Office suite of software free of charge will be launched to current students studying at Cardiff University on Thursday 6th March.

The ‘Student Advantage’ scheme provides current students with free access to the complete Office 2013 suite (including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Publisher, Outlook and OneNote) on up to five desktop / laptop devices, and additionally on up to five mobile devices.

Current students will be able to download the ‘Student Advantage’ Office suite from their web-based University email account from Thursday 6th March.

More information, including details of how to download Office on a range of devices, is available on the Information Services web pages.