Our history

 

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​Cardiff Metropolitan University is justifiably proud of all its alumni and of its history​ starting in 1865 with the Cardiff School of Art. Since that time there have been many changes from merging institutions, name changes to eventually becoming what we know today​ as Cardiff Metropolitan University: 

​​• University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC) (1996 - 2011) 

• Cardiff Institute of Higher Education (1988 - 1996) 

• South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education (1976 - 1988) 

• Cardiff College of Food Technology and Commerce (1971 - 1976) 

• Cardiff College of Education (1970 - 1976) 

• Llandaff College of Technology (1970 - 1976) 

• College of Commerce (1968 - 1971) 

• Reardon Smith Nautical College (1956 - 1970) 

• Cardiff College of Food Technology (1957 - 1971) 

• Llandaff Technical College (1954 - 1970) 

• Cardiff College of Art (1949 - 1976) 

• Cardiff Teacher Training College (1945 - 1970) 

• School of Nautical Cookery (1911 - 1973) 

• Cardiff College of Technology and Commerce (1949 - 1961) 

• Cardiff Technical College (1916 - 1949) 

• Cardiff Technical School (1889 - 1916) 

• ​Cardiff School of Science & Art (1865 - 1916) 


We are sensitive to the loyalties you may feel towards a particular institution, campus, or department. If you have any photos, memorabilia or memories of your time here, we would be delighted if you would share those with us! 

To do this please send them to alumni@cardiffmet.ac.uk or by post to:

Development & Alumni Office
Cardiff Metropolitan University 
Cyncoed Campus 
Cyncoed Road
Cardiff
CF23 6XD