The HEAR - Verified Activities

 

The following activities are verified for Cardiff Met graduates from July 2016 onwards.


Activity Name Description HEAR 6.1 Text
Student AmbassadorStudent Ambassadors represent the university at Open Days and other events.

Undertook the role of Student Ambassador, including welcoming visitors to Cardiff Met's campuses, speaking to prospective students and supporting the successful delivery of events.

 

Athletic Union MemberMembers of Cardiff Met sports teams who participated in BUCS or other national, regional or local level competition.Became a member of the Athletic Union with the opportunity to train and represent Cardiff Met in their chosen sport.
School RepAppointed through a competitive selection process to represent the voices and opinions of students to the Students' Union and the Senior Management team of their school.Acted as a School Rep for one or more years during their time at Cardiff Met, including attending Learning and Teaching committees, meetings with the Vice-Chancellor and being a trustee of the Students' Union.
Lead RepLinking the Course Reps with the School Reps at either department or year level. Chosen through a competitive selection process to ensure that students' voices are heard.Acted as the Lead Rep for a department or year cohort for one or more years during their time at Cardiff Met, including attending Student Staff Liaison Committees, completing relevant training and representing the voices of students in their cohort.
Course RepsEach course has two reps per year group, resulting in approximately 350 course reps feeding information back into the SU and University. They are elected by their peers and represent the voice of the students on their course to the School and the Students' Union through the rep structure.Acted as a Course Rep for one or more years during their time at Cardiff Met, including attending Student Staff Liaison Committees, completing relevant training and representing the views of students on their course.
Cardiff Met AwardThe Cardiff Met Award is an employability initiative which helps students to prepare for their future alongside their studies whilst recognising the extra skills and experience they gather on the way.Successfully completed the Cardiff Met Award having undertaken 100 hours of work experience, attended 5 workshops, reflected on their experience and delivered a presentation at interview.
Cardiff Met Award Specialising in Enterprise and EntrepreneurshipSuccessful applicants to the Cardiff Met Award can chose to undertake an extra level requiring further skills and experience in their chosen specialismIn addition to the requirements of the Cardiff Met Award, extra skills and experience relating to enterprise and entrepreneurship were achieved.
Cardiff Met Award Specialising in LeadershipSuccessful applicants to the Cardiff Met Award can chose to undertake an extra level requiring further skills and experience in their chosen specialismIn addition to the requirements of the Cardiff Met Award, extra skills and experience relating to leadership were achieved.
Cardiff Met Award Specialising in Global Mind-setSuccessful applicants to the Cardiff Met Award can chose to undertake an extra level requiring further skills and experience in their chosen specialismIn addition to the requirements of the Cardiff Met Award, extra skills and experience relating to global mind-set were achieved.
Cardiff Met Award Specialising in Sustainable ThinkingSuccessful applicants to the Cardiff Met Award can chose to undertake an extra level requiring further skills and experience in their chosen specialismIn addition to the requirements of the Cardiff Met Award, extra skills and experience relating to sustainable thinking were achieved.

 

In addition to these activities, a prizes awarded for exceptional achievement or contribution are included in this section of the HEAR.

For details of how these activities were selected for inclusion, please see our Activity Validation pages.

Activity Validation

In order to be validated for inclusion on the HEAR, activities must support Cardiff Met students to develop at least TWO of our nominated Graduate Attributes. These attributes are

Problem solving and analytical ability                          

Inter-personal skills and networking                           

Global citizenship (diversity and sustainability)                       

Flexibility and adaptability (lifelong learning)               

Effective communication                                            

Creativity and innovation

For more information about these attributes, including the definitions, please click here,

Any member of staff from Cardiff Met or Cardiff Met Students' Union, or any student or group of students can nominate an activity for inclusion in the HEAR. As well as meeting the criteria for developing graduate attributes, the activity must also

  • Take place between enrolment and graduation
  • Have verifiable records
  • Be open to all students, or to a designated group of students

A validation panel made up of representatives from across Cardiff Met meets twice per year to consider new nominations and agree which ones will be added to the list. Once an activity is agreed, any current or future student who participates in it will have it added to their HEAR. ​