Cardiff Metropolitan University

United Kingdom

About the University

Cardiff Metropolitan University is located in the Welsh capital city. 

Named Welsh University of the Year 2021, it is a popular destination for both international and domestic students due to its vibrant student life and excellent teaching.

There are also opportunities to study abroad and take part in field trips, as well as be part of a close-knit community of students and staff.



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Campus Life

The university have a range of accommodation options at their Cyncoed and Plas Gwyn campuses. They also have agreements with private halls of residence off-campus. All halls have a varied and inclusive range of social events.

The campus has had over £50 million invested in it in the last decade, including the development of a Food Industry Centre. The £20 million Cardiff School of Management building opened in October 2010. There has also been substantial investment in teaching and learning spaces and the campus library.

Student life

The Students' Union manages sports clubs, societies, workshops and volunteering opportunities. 

Cardiff has been named the most cost-effective student city in the UK by the Natwest Student Living Index 2019. It is a vibrant and friendly capital city with plenty to do and explore. The city is teeming with independent shops, restaurants, bars and cafes. It is also home to the thriving street food scene that is extremely popular with students.


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10675 Students
10675 Students

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