Shortlisted for the University of the Year Award (2021) by the prestigious Times Higher Education Awards, Cardiff Metropolitan University is one of the oldest and most reputed universities in the UK. The university traces its history to over 150 years when the School of Art was established in 1865.
The university is committed in its mission to provide practice-focused and professionally oriented education to students. The vision of the university is to achieve tangible benefits for individuals, society, and the economy through its commitment to education, research and innovation undertaken in partnership with students, governments, business, and industry.
Located in the beautiful city of Cardiff, Cardiff Metropolitan University has three campus at Llandaff, Cyncoed and Plas Gwyn. The five academic schools, namely, Cardiff School of Art & Design, Cardiff School of Education & Social Policy, Cardiff School of Management, Cardiff School of Sport & Health Sciences and Cardiff School of Technologies offers over 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
Ranked one amongst the Top 15 universities globally for International Student Support, the university has invested over £50 million in estate and facilities development. £20 million investment into the Cardiff School of Management and £14m investment for transformation of the School of Art & Design are made to ensure students have the best learning experience.
One of the leading universities for student sport in the UK, the university boasts of having distinguished sports personality as its alumni including seven national rugby coaches, 15 British Lions and several Olympic gold medalists.
Fashion designer Julien MacDonald and TV presenter John Inverdale are also among its network of distinguished alumni.
Step into Sport is an innovative partnership between Cardiff Metropolitan University and The South Wales Police Youth that uses the value of sport for social change and strong community engagement.