After you Apply

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​This section contains details of everything which is expected of you between now and the start of the programme.

We'll also be emailing yo​u at important times throughout the year to make sure you are kept up to date with everything you need to know about your application. If you change your contact details, it is important you update these with UCAS - Teacher Training so you don't miss out on important information and keep checking those emails (make sure you check your junk folders and make us a known sender)! 

In the meantime if you have any questions or need any further information, you can contact admissions on 029 2041 6010, by emailing askadmissions@cardiffmet.ac.uk​ or on Twitter @CMetAdmissions​.


Interviews​

If you have been selected for interview, Cardiff Met will have 40 working days in which to consider applicants fully and make a final decision.

Primary Interview Process
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  • You will be notified through UCAS - Teacher Training and Cardiff Met whether or not you have been invited to attend interview.
  • If invited, you will be required as part of the interview process to undertake time-constrained tests in literacy and numeracy. This will be additional to your personal interview. Please click here for more information. Due to the high demand for this programme, no alternative dates can be given.
  • You will be required to bring in your GCSE and Degree certificates (if achieved) to show the interviewer in order to verify your qualifications.
  • You will be required to bring in your reference from the head teacher on the required school experience.
  • You will be notified through UCAS - Teacher Training and Cardiff Met on the outcome of your application.

Secondary Interview Process:

  • You will be notified through UCAS - Teacher Training and Cardiff Met whether or not you have been invited to attend interview.
  • If invited, you will be required as part of the interview process to undertake time-constrained tests in literacy and numeracy. This will be additional to your personal interview. Please click here for more information.
  • You will also be required to bring in your GCSE and Degree certificates (if achieved) to show the interviewer in order to verify your qualifications.
  • You will be notified through UCAS - Teacher Training and Cardiff Met on the outcome of your application.

Understanding Your Offer

  • You should have seen the conditions of your offer through UCAS - Teacher Training. If you have not yet logged on, please do so at http://www.ucas.com/.

  • If your offer is conditional on your current studies, i.e. you are currently undertaking your Degree or resitting GCSEs etc. you will need to send these into Admissions on completion to newstudent_qualifications@cardiffmet.ac.uk.

  • If your offer is conditional on proof of qualifications only, you need to provide Admissions with the qualifications disclosed on your application, if you didn't produce these at interview. You can do this by scanning your certificates and emailing them to newstudent_qualifications@cardiffmet.ac.uk. Alternatively, you can drop into our i-Zone based in main reception on the Llandaff campus CF5 2YB. Although we accept photocopies of certificates, we may request the originals if these are not deemed sufficient.

  • The PGCE Primary and Secondary programmes require an Enhanced DBS Certificate, which will also be a condition of your offer. You will be sent the application forms for completion with your offer letter. If you do not receive these forms, please contact us. For further information and guidance on the DBS disclosure (formerly known as CRB) application process, please refer to http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/dbs.

GCSE Equivalency Exams

Cardiff Metropolitan University will be hosting GCSE equivalency 'test days' with the external company, Equivalency Testing, ​for Maths and English exams at our Cyncoed Campus. These days will give applicants additional opportunities, on top of any GCSE exams currently being studied for, to attain the required 'B' grades in Maths and/or English.

For more information and exam dates please refer to our Equivalency Testing​ page.​

Cardiff Metropolitan will also accept GCSE equivalency qualifications gained from undertaking equivalency exams held by the University of South Wales. Visit the University of South Wales Website​​ for more information. 

Book Your Bed with Accommodation​

If you require accommodation or would like a list of approved landlords, please get in touch with Accommodation on accomm@cardiffmet.ac.uk or Tel. 029 2041 6188.

Disability​

If you have indicated a disability on your application, or you wish to speak to someone about support during your studies, please contact our Disability Service on Tel. 029 2041 6170 or email: disability@cardiffmet.ac.uk.

Applying For Student Finance

  • If you are a Welsh student looking to apply for student finance, you will need to register with Student Finance Wales – http://www.studentfinancewales.co.uk/. It is recommended you apply by early May to make sure that you receive your first instalment ready for the start of term.

  • If you are an English student looking to apply for student finance, please refer to the information on the Gov.uk website on the following link www.gov.uk/student-finance.

  • If you are an EU student looking to apply for student finance to study at Cardiff Met, you will need to register with Student Finance Wales - http://www.studentfinancewales.co.uk/. It is recommended you apply by early May to make sure that you receive your first instalment ready for the start of term.

  • If you are an applicant from Northern Ireland looking to apply for student finance, please refer to the information on http://www.studentfinanceni.co.uk/.

  • If you are an applicant from Scotland looking to apply for student finance, please refer to the information on http://www.saas.gov.uk/.

  • For information on financial incentives that may be available to you, please refer to http://www.education.gov.uk/.​

May / June Information

You will be notified through email when the May/June literature is available and directed to our dedicated website. This will include your start date and information on your primary placement. Keep a look out for this information!

Confirmation Of Your Place At Cardiff Met​

  • Don't forget to send in evidence of your Degree and/or GCSE certificates to confirm your place.

  • If your place is not confirmed by mid August, please contact us to find out why. This may be due to us not receiving your results, at which point you can send us evidence of your results. If you have not yet received your certificates, email confirmation directly from your University will be sufficient.

  • You will be sent your Student Planner to be used in conjunction with our dedicated Newstudents website, where you will be able to download your joining information. Please make sure you read this information.

Online Enrolment​​

  • You will be made enrolment ready when all offer conditions have been met. You will be sent an email with your login details and password when you are eligible to start this process and then directed to www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/enrolment.
    If you were a previous Cardiff Met student, you will already have a self service account where you will need to use your previous username and password to enrol. If you have forgotten your password, this can be reset by contacting enrolment.

  • If you have any queries relating to online enrolment please contact enrolment@cardiffmet.ac.uk or call 029 2020 5669.

  • If your place has been confirmed through UCAS - Teacher Training, but you have not been sent your enrolment details, this may be due to pending DBS disclosure (formerly known as CRB).

  • You should have enrolled prior to attending campus.

Changes & Discontinuation of Programmes​

The University makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information provided to applicants on programmes offered is as accurate and up-to-date as possible. However, programmes of study are continually revised and there may well be some changes between the time of publication and the time the student starts the programme. The running of University programmes is also subject to numbers, i.e. a certain number of students need to undertake the programme for it to be viable.

Where changes are made or a programme is discontinued, applicants are informed of this as soon as possible preferably before accepting the offer of a place, so that opportunity is given to consider an alternative programme at Cardiff Met or elsewhere. If a decision to discontinue a programme is made after applicants have been offered a place, Admissions will make every effort to offer relevant alternatives and provide assistance to applicants to find that alternative choice.

If offered a place on a programme of which the viability is uncertain, applicants with unconditional offers will not be able to enrol until such time as viability for the offered period of study is confirmed. Applicants affected will receive communication updates and confirmation of when they are able to self enrol.

For further information on changes to programmes, please refer to the disclaimer included in the Student Handbook (www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/studenthandbook) which you will receive as part of your joining instructions in the Summer.

Terms & Conditions

Please visit our Terms and Conditions page for full information.


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