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More than words

Rooted in Wales with an international reach, Cardiff Metropolitan University is a globally focused institution with a strong reputation for our work with industry and professions. 

We deliver education, research and innovation in partnership with our students and leading industry employers. In working collaboratively, we help our students and staff make outstanding contributions to society, the economy and culture locally, nationally and globally. 

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A reputation built on strong foundations
Cardiff Met has a well-established reputation that prepares students to achieve graduate outcomes and fulfilling lives.
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Playing our part: responding to a global pandemic
We have stayed true to our values throughout the global coronavirus pandemic, applying our ethical approach to every commitment we make.
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Placing wellbeing at the centre of everything
Our focus, as it always is, is on ensuring that students have what they need to engage successfully with their university education.
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Design with purpose: the sensory HUG helping people with dementia
The first HUG™ earned far-reaching interest having been found to have a beneficial impact.
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Harnessing the power of sport in the community
Open Campus is a collaborative programme that delivers opportunities to people within and beyond the Cardiff City Region.
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Fostering innovation, locally and globally
Our Global Academies are bringing together postgraduate students, researchers and stakeholders from Wales and around the world.