Fantastic capital city location

Cardiff has a student population of over 42,000 and is a safe, friendly city with a cosmopolitan feel.

Affordable living costs

Affordable living costs

Cardiff has been ranked as the most affordable UK city for Students in the 2019 NatWest Student Living Index.

Investment in student facilities

We continue to invest in student facilities, with over £70 million of completed and planned developments to enhance your student experience.​


Focus on employability & entrepreneurship

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Our focus on em​ployability has ensured that 96%* of our graduates secure employment or enter further study within six months of graduating, while our entrepreneurship team helps students and graduates realise their business ambitions. (*DHLE 2017)

Study abroad opportunities​

Many of our courses offer opportunities to study abroad or take part in field trips. Cardiff Met students have explored destinations including California, Florence, Greece, Hong Kong and many more.

Sporting excellence

We compete at the highest levels in university sport and our sport scene is among the best in the UK according to The Which University? Student Survey 2017.


High levels of student satisfaction

High levels of student satisfaction

85% of students at Cardiff Met agree or strongly agree that overall, they are satisfied with the quality of th​eir course* *National Student Survey 2019

Personal tutor support


Our students are more than just a number to us – we’re a close-knit community, where you’ll benefit from small class sizes and supportive tutors.

Teaching excellence

Nick teaching

Cardiff Met was awarded Silver status in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) – one of only four universities in Wales to achieve this.


Diverse, multicultural environment


We educate over 16,000 students from more than 140 countries worldwide, providing students with the chance to experience cultures from all over the world.​

Internationally recognised research


Cardiff Met is ranked as the top post-1992 University in the UK for ‘world leading’ (4*) or ‘internationally excellent’ (3*) research in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) (2014).



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