Cardiff Metropolitan University
The Cardiff Metropolitan University is a public university which was established in 1865. Previously recognized as the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, this university offers education in various disciplines, including business, economics, arts, fashion, communications, and law. In the year 1976, the four institutes of this university merged to form the Cardiff Institute of Higher Education. Furthermore, it received its current name after it ended its affiliation with the University of Wales in the year 2011. This university has partnered with many international institutions to develop a global identity. Some of these institutions are the Arab Academy of Science and Technology, the Beacon International College and the City Unity College.
This university has three main campuses, namely the Cyncoed Campus, the Llandaff Campus, and the Plas Gwyn Residential Campus. The Llandaff Campus offers many facilities, like coffee shops, parking spots, and student clubs. The Cyncoed Campus is a vibrant campus that offers excellent sporting facilities to the students. Additionally, it is the main office for the Students' and Athletics Union. The Plas Gwyn Residential Campus is known for its comfortable and safe accommodation amenities.
This university provides Career Service facilities that bring several employment opportunities for the students. The chief function of this service includes getting placements offers, providing internships opportunities and giving guidance to the students. Besides, it organizes a plethora of job fairs to provide networking and employment opportunities. Cardiff Metropolitan University provides many bursaries and scholarships to assist students with their financial requirements. Few of the scholarships offered are the Carers Bursary and the Elite Sport Scholar Award.
Cardiff Metropolitan University has produced many successful alumni working in various leading organizations. In the media industry, some of the well-known alumni are TV personality Roy Nobles, writer Phil Steele, singer Simon Fowler, journalist Jill Dando, and broadcaster John Inverdale. Many notable politicians have also graduated from this university, which includes Brain Hancock and Alun Michael. In addition to this, several famous sports personalities like cricketer Hug Morris, rugby player Kieran Crawford, and boxer Nicky piper were part of this university.
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On campus accommodation Available
- Cardiff Metropolitan University provides on campus accommodation to its students and it currently has nearly 1000 study bedrooms located at the Cyncoed and Plas Gwyn campuses.
- University also allocates just over 600 private en-suite halls of residence to students through nomination agreements serviced by the Met Rider bus service along with Cardiff Bus services.