Progression Award

Due to the implementation of the No-Detriment Policy, as a measure to support our students' learning and assessment during COVID-19 pandemic, the assessment and payment of the Progression Award have been delayed.

We will notify successful student during the last week of September. Award payment arrangements will be made from the 2nd week of October onwards, and it will be linked to enrolment and attendance at Cardiff Met.  

If you have not heard anything from us by the 5th October 2020, please consider yourself unsuccessful.


The Progression Award rewards academic achievement in foundation and 1st year studies 


​Award Package      

The award comprises a cash payment of £1000


Undergraduate students who have completed their foundation or 1st year at Cardiff Metropolitan University in July 2020 and are domiciled in a higher education low participation neighbourhood (LPN).

You can check if you live in an LPN by using Cardiff Met's Criteria Checker which asks you to enter both your age and postcode. 

Limited numbers of this award are available and priority will be given to those with the highest final average percentage modular mark gained following the May/June end-of year examinations. In the event that two or more students being considered for the award have identical marks, priority will be determined by an analysis of applicants household income (lowest), date of reply to Cardiff Metropolitan University and date of application to Cardiff Metropolitan University

Terms & Conditions

Please see the Terms and Conditions for full eligibility criteria. It is important that you read these criteria fully to understand your rights and responsibilities with regard to the Progression award.

Offers of award will be issued at the earliest possible opportunity and by 31st October 2020 at the latest. Award correspondence will be sent to the applicant email address registered with Cardiff Metropolitan University.

How to apply

No specific application is required. As a student attending Cardiff Metropolitan University, you will be assessed automatically for eligibility.

If you have any questions regarding your eligibility for the award, contact us on

Final confirmation of receipt of award will be provided once the terms and conditions are met.

Contact us

Please email any enquiries relating to the Progression award to:

All correspondence regarding the award will be made by email, using the contact details provided in your application. For general queries try our FAQ page.

*Terms and conditions apply