According to Times Higher Education rankings, over half of the students at Cardiff Uni are female

Cardiff really needs to bring some boys to the yard

59 per cent of students at Cardiff University identify as female, according to new Times Higher Education World Rankings.

When compared to other Russell Group universities, of which there are 24, Cardiff ranked sixth on the highest to lowest percentage of students who are female.

The highest percentage of women at a Russell Group university goes to King’s with 63 per cent and the lowest goes to Imperial with only 40 per cent.

This ratio of male to female students remains the same at Cardiff Uni as last year and the year before.

However, Cardiff is not the university with the highest percentage of women in Wales. The first place goes to Bangor which is made up of 61 per cent women. USW is made up of 53 per cent, Cardiff Met of 54 per cent whilst Aberystwyth has 52 per cent of students identifying as female. Swansea although is the only one on the list with a higher percentage of males than females with only 47 per cent of students identifying as women.


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