Filled with youthful creative energy, Cardiff is the capital city of Wales and is also one of the country’s most popular university cities with its splendid arts, cultural and sporting venues. Students and graduates of the college have several exciting opportunities available in Wales with its thriving creative sector and the national arts companies in the area along with the BBC’s major drama production center outside London. The college is Cardiff’s most famous venue with more than 60,000 visitors every year. The Wales Millennium Centre hosts West End musicals, ballet and contemporary dance, opera, art exhibitions, workshops, hip-hop and stand-up comedy and the Arcades in Cardiff has several cafes, boutiques, vintage clothing shops and delicatessens besides the numerous restaurants, shops and cafes in St David’s shopping center. The Cardiff Bay hosts events like the Cardiff Bay Beach, Volvo Ocean Race, Harbour Festival and the Food and Drink Festival and the Cardiff International Sports Village offers white water rafting courses along with rafting and canoeing any time of the year.