Latest News and Opportunities

Please check this page regularly for information on what new opportunities are available specifically for Cardiff Met students.  Information will be published here and then moved to the specific ​opportunity page i.e. Cultural & Employability, Volunteering etc.

You can find information on specific opportunities for Cardiff Met students by accessing the following link - Global Opportunities for Cardiff Met students

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Babbel Language Competition

Are you interested in learning another language?  Yes, then the online Babbel language course is for you!!

We are offering five lucky Cardiff Met students the opportunity of a 6 month Babbel subscription.  Interested:  Email Global Opportunities - globalopportunities@cardiffmet.ac.uk telling us in no more than 500 words which language you would like to learn and why.

Deadline date: 19th November 2021

 

Travel passes for young adults available from DiscoverEU

Students born between 1 July 2001 and 31 December 2003 can apply for travel passes to explore Europe as part of DiscoverEU. Applications are open until 26 October 2021.

DiscoverEU is an initiative of the European Union giving young people the opportunity to experience travel around Europe. Travel is predominantly by rail, but there are exceptions to allow those living on islands or in remote areas to participate. Y ou can use a travel pass to discover Europe’s stunning landscapes and its variety of cities and towns.

Successful applicants will be able to travel between 1 March 2022 and 28 February 2023, for a maximum period of one month.

How to apply

DiscoverEU applications must be made through a form on the European Youth Portal. Applications opened on Tuesday 12 October 2021 at 11:00 (UK time) and will close on Tuesday 26 October 2021 at 11:00 (UK time).  Notification of results is expected by 6 January 2022.

Find out more

Full details on how you can take advantage of DiscoverEU and the rules for applying can be found at https://europa.eu/youth/discovereu/. Online support is available on the DiscoverEU Facebook group.

 

Language Buddy System

The University of San Jorge, one of our partner universities in Spain, is offering current Cardiff Met students, along with students from a wide variety of other universities, to be a part of a language exchange programme.

The concept? Simple: you get matched up with a student who speaks the language you want to improve, and you speak in that language for half of the session, then English for the other half. The idea is to get native speakers to help each other improve and exchange ideas. This is entirely online and free.

For more information, visit https://www.usj.es/en/be-international/incoming/language-exchange.