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Studying at Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff Metroploitan University is a community of more than 11,000 students from over 140 countries and is based on three campuses. Cyncoed and Howard Gardens in the centre of Cardiff and Llandaff a little further out from the centre. The university is made up of five schools; Art and Design, Sport, Management, Education and Health Sciences.
Cardiff has its own café quarter, shopping centre, shopping arcades, sports stadiums, bars and restaurants, all situated by Cardiff Bay. Both the Millennium Stadium and Motorpoint Arena host huge names in music. Well known sports teams also play at the Millennium Stadium, SWALEC stadium and Cardiff City Stadium.
As well as relaxing and eating ice cream, students can practice their surfing and sailing skills at the beach which is less than an hour from Cardiff City. On campus sports are well catered for and Cardiff Metropolitan University is well known for its achievements in this area. Facilities include an indoor athletics centre, gyms and fitness centres, gymnastics studio, disabled sports centre, floodlit and indoor tennis courts, swimming pool, squash courts, rugby pitches, floodlit hockey and football pitches, outdoor 8-lane track, plus more than 30 sports clubs. The university is a Centre of Cricketing Excellence.
The Students' Union is based in the Centro facility on the Cyncoed Campus. Across all the sites the Students' Union runs several coffee shops including a Starbucks, shops, places to eat, wifi study areas, bars and an advice centre. Every week is full of events and club nights organised by the Students' Union and include the Dirty Monday Disco, Thursday Club, plus resident DJs, freeze jets and confetti in the Revolution Bar. There are also many sports clubs and societies to get involved with, plus student media such as Retro on-line magazine, student training and development and a jobshop. Students that wish to take advantage of offers and discounts should sign up to the free Bubble Card.
Cardiff Metropolitan University runs Brights Ideas, a scheme that helps students who have a great idea turn it into a reality. This is just one of many ways the university seeks to serve its students alongside ongoing financial investment into facilities that have included an award winning management building, Learning Centre and Food Industry Centre. All this along with many links with industry and business are there for students to get the most out of their university experience and to go on to enjoy a promising future.
CoursesAcademic studies in educationAccountingArchitectureAural & oral sciencesBiological sciencesBusiness studiesComplementary medicineComputer scienceDanceDesignEconomicsEnglish studiesFine artFood scienceHistoryInitial teacher trainingManagementMarketingMaterials engineeringMechanical, production & manufacturing engineeringMedical technologyMedicineNutritionPlanning (urban, rural & regional)PsychologySocial workSports scienceTourism, transport & travel
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Had a really good 3 years here & am returning in September to do PGCE Primary! Can't fault the staff, facilities or experiences - you can find almost anything you want to do at this uni! The possibilities are endless!
Amazing University! The campuses are both easily accsessable and modern, with computers provided. Cyncoed lecture rooms are spacious and comfortable. Cyncoed Campus accommodation is also at a great price and wonderful. The student union provide good events and societies.
Had a brilliant first year living on campus at cardiff met. The campus it really nice both to live on and work at. A nice student union who are helpful and have a good building. Great sports clubs, and chances to get work.