Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff Met is one of the leading new Universities in Wales, mainly due to its career-orientated courses that make graduates popular with employers.
Cardiff Met provides education and training opportunities that are accessible, flexible and of the highest quality. It has been independently acclaimed for its high academic standards and its high level of students’ satisfaction.
Cardiff Met is made up of five academic schools: the renowned Cardiff School of Art & Design, the Cardiff School of Health Sciences, the Cardiff School of Education, the Cardiff School of Management, and the famous Cardiff School of Sport.
Cardiff Met specializes in courses that have been designed in conjunction with business and industry collaboration.
1. Our fantastic location-Cardiff
A young vibrant capital, Cardiff has a thriving student population. Home to Cardiff City Premiership football club, the city packs all the benefits of a major cosmopolitan destination into a friendly, safe, affordable and easy to navigate space and is a great place to live as a student.
2. High levels of student satisfaction
85% of students at Cardiff Met agree or strongly agree that overall, they are satisfied with the quality of their course (National Student Survey 2013)
We have been ranked as the top UK university for overall student satisfaction in the International Student Barometer in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. (ISB survey taken by new students).
3. Making our students employable
Through work placement programmes, the promotion of student entrepreneurship and our focus on employability has ensured that 95% of our graduates secure employment or enter further study within six months of graduation Destination of Leavers in Higher Education (DLHE) 2012.
Our Students’ Union Jobshop also helps our students gain valuable experience.
4. A leading university for student sport
The university competes at the highest level in the British Universities & College Sport (BUCS) leagues, regularly winning championships across a wide range of sports.
5. A reputation for quality
We pride ourselves on being a strong, student-centred university offering high quality education*, services and facilities.
The latest Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) report (2008) confirms that ‘Confidence’ can be placed in the institutions current and likely future management of the quality of its academic programmes and the academic standards of its awards. This is the QAA’shighest accolade.
6. Strong international links
Through our strong international links, we educate over 11,000 students from more than 140 countries worldwide.
7. Overseas study opportunities
Student can take advantage of opportunities to study abroad, through the ERASMUS scheme.
8. Modern student facilities
The past four years has seen over £50million spent on upgrading our estates and student facilities. We provide modern, well-equipped buildings with all the facilities that a student needs to succeed.
Awarded First Class status in the People & Planet university green league: http://peopleandplanet.org/greenleague
10. Internationally recognised research
Results of the latest Research Assessment Exercise (2008) recognised our success in supporting the development of world class and internationally leading research.
In addition, we have the highest proportion of post graduate students in all Welsh Universities (23%).