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A reputation built on strong foundations

Cardiff Metropolitan University, or ‘Cardiff Met’ to those of us who work and study here, is a  positive, friendly and internationally focused University with a strong reputation for our  work with industry and the professions. 

Cardiff Met has a well-established reputation for learning, teaching and assessment that prepares students to achieve graduate outcomes and fulfilling lives.  

Our approach is founded upon: high quality academic standards; working in partnership with students; active learning; work experience; volunteering; international mobility; global citizenship and research-informed teaching.

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. Our University delivers education, research and innovation in partnership with our students and leading industry employers. In working collaboratively, our aim is to ensure our students and staff make outstanding contributions to society, the economy and culture locally, nationally and globally.  

With over 11,000 students in Cardiff, and almost 20,000 worldwide – our diverse student population continues to be motivated by creativity, curiosity and a value-driven mindset. The latest National Student Survey (NSS) results place Cardiff Met with an 85% overall satisfaction rate, 2% above the national average.  

It is my privilege to lead a Cardiff Met community routed in creativity, innovation, diversity and freedoms that has risen to some of the biggest challanges of our times.

Professor Cara Aitchison
President and Vice-Chancellor

Who we are

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