Take advantage of the services and discounts available to our alumni.

Further study discount

Cardiff Met offers a scheme that allows a 20% reduction in tuition fees for Cardiff Met graduates enrolling onto postgraduate programmes from September 2024.

If you are a graduate of the University or a current student studying at either undergraduate or postgraduate level, you could benefit from this discount for your future postgraduate study at Cardiff Met.

Career support

All graduates are entitled to use our Careers Service. We can help you find your first job, progress in your career, or make a change.

Our dedicated team can help with planning your career, CV and applications advice, job searching and interview practice.

Find out more about our Careers Service, or email careers@cardiffmet.ac.uk.

Centre for Entrepreneurship

Alumni are able to access all elements of support from the Centre for Entrepreneurship for 2 years after graduation, including workshops and 1 to 1 advice and funding.

Our networking events are often open to all, and we have a growing community of entrepreneurs and freelancers on both Facebook and LinkedIn.

The Centre regularly invite entrepreneurial Alumni back in to talk to students – either to talk about their business and their experience as a founder, or to deliver a workshop or talk about an area of passion or expertise. 

Contact us if you would like to help us to help our students.

MetActive Gym membership

MetActive Community Membership has returned!

For just £80 for 3 months, alumni get free entry to Cyncoed and Llandaff Fitness Centres, plus entry to all health & fitness classes.

Take a look at the MetActive website to join online or download the app.


Alumni can continue to use the Learning Centre spaces, physical collections and some e-resources.

Community Membership 

Alumni can apply for 'Community Borrower Membership’. It's free to join and you can borrow up to 5 items at a time. ​​


Alumni can also search Cardiff Met's [metsearch.cardiffmet.ac.uk]catalogue and can continue to access a vast collection of academic journals and e-books on campus through the ‘Walk-In Access’ scheme. ​

Cardiff Met spaces and conference facilities

Cardiff Met alumni can claim a 20% discount off facilities when booking a meeting or conference at the University.

A wide range of modern facilities are available and a dedicated conference team will be on hand to assist with your event. 

Hotel discounts

Cardiff Met alumni can access special discounts from many of Cardiff's premier hotels.

The Angel Hotel, Cardiff

The Angel Hotel

Ideally situated in the centre of Cardiff, this Victorian hotel is the perfect place to stay when visiting. 

Please quote Cardiff Met Uni when booking to take advantage of the £75 midweek rate. 

*rates are Sunday to Thursday, single occupancy Bed & Breakfast (£20 supplement for double /twin room), subject to availability and excludes town and sporting events. Or use code ‘TEN’ on our website and receive 10% off our best available rate 7 days a week- subject to availability at the time of booking, terms and conditions apply.

Clayton Hotel

The Clayton Hotel, Cardiff

Situated right in the heart of the city on St Mary Street, the 4 Star Clayton Hotel Cardiff is one of the most conveniently located hotels in Cardiff City Centre. 

Quote Cardiff Met Alumni to get the special rate from £79 B&B – subject to availability at the time of booking.

Park Plaza

Park Plaza Hotel 

The award winning Park Plaza Hotel in Cardiff is located in the heart of Cardiff city centre, with 129 stylish air-conditioned guestrooms and free Wi-Fi throughout.

Quote University to book a special rate for Cardiff Met Alumni at this luxury hotel for just £99*.

To book for larger groups, weekends and spa deals please contact Caroline, Director of Sales and Marketing on csims@parkplazahotels.co.uk

*rates are Sunday to Thursday, single occupancy Bed & Breakfast, Inc of free wifi and use of the Premier Spa facilities including 20m pool, spa bath and steam room plus 80 station gymnasium.

Voco St David's Hotel and Spa

Voco St. David's Hotel and Spa

Voco St David's Cardiff is a hotel and award-winning spa with spectacular views across the Cardiff Bay and Penarth Marina.

A striking building with wonderful facilities for all guests. 

Use Corporate ID code: 787062756 when booking online to receive a 10% discount off of flexible rates.

Research and business partnerships

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
The Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme has been running for over 40 years and is one of the UK’s leading programmes helping companies access expertise and resources available within universities. 

The UK-wide programme is part funded by several organisations including Government and research councils. A KTP is a partnership between a company, university and a graduate (Associate) who work together to deliver a strategic project for the business which the company would be unable to do without the knowledge and expertise provided by the university.

Find out more about these exciting opportunities

Collaborative Projects

Collaborative projects such as the Food Industry Skills Project (FISP) and Strategic Insight Programme (SIP), provide robust solutions for specific business sectors. 

If you feel that your business could benefit from working more closely with us, please get in touch with Research and Enterprise Services at business@cardiffmet.ac.uk.

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