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Cardiff Metropolitan University

School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 1996
    • Size:
    • Medium (5000~15,000 students)
    • Type:
    • Public
    • Category:
    • Universities, colleges
    • Specialization:
    • N/A
    • Climate:
    • Temperate
    • Location:
    • 200 Western Avenue, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    • Phone:
    • +442920416070
    • Setting:
    • Urban

The History of Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University, formerly University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, has over 12,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The university offers degree courses in a variety of disciplines that are managed by its five academic schools: the school of education; health science; management; sport and art and design.

Cardiff Metropolitan University also has a number of research and enterprise centers. This includes the Food Industry Centre, the Welsh Centre for Tourism Research, and the National Centre for Product Design and Development Research.

Apart from academics and research, Cardiff holds sport in high regard and typically falls within the BUCS top 20 institutions. It has produced hundreds of international sports stars in over 30 different sports, including seven national rugby coaches, 15 British Lions, and several Olympic gold medalists.

Academic Highlights

  • School of Art & Design
  • School of Education
  • School of Management
  • School of Sport and Health Sciences
  • Cradiff School of Technologies

Life in Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University has student accommodation available close to its campuses in Cyncoed and at Plas Gwyn.The university also has agreements with private residences such as ty pont heam in the city centre which has 179 beds reserved for students and Victoria Hall which is located near to the Llandaff Campus and has 198 beds reserved for students.

School Ranking

Cardiff Metropolitan University ranked 112 


In the meantime if you have any questions or need any further information, you can contact Admissions on 029 2041 6010, by emailing [email protected] or tweeting us at @CMetAdmissions.

Notable Alumni

  • Phil Carradice
  • Ken Elias 
  • David Emanuel
  • Neil Jackson
  • Julian Kostov
  • Julien Mcdonald
  • Micheal Buerk 
  • Jill Dando

Acceptance Rate

Cardiff Metropolitan University 0-10%

Other Campuses
    • Cyncoed Road, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom



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