As a new Home student, when your place is confirmed and you have met all the other non-academic conditions of your offer such as DBS if applicable to your course, you will be sent an email with instructions of how to enrol from July.
Please note: You will not be able to enrol and should not attempt to do so until you have received your email from Admissions.
To maintain your status as a Cardiff Met student, you are required to enrol for each year you study with us. You will be directed to the relevant information by our Enrolment Team when you are ready to re-enrol. Please see the information below regarding the relevant process for you.
As a new applicant, you will have been sent an email informing you that you are ready to enrol online once your place has been confirmed and you have met all conditions of your offer. You will be given details of your student account log in details within your enrolment notification email and directed to our online enrolment facility to complete your enrolment.
If you have applied for one of our Part-time, Postgraduate or Research programmes, starting January, April or July, you will receive this email nearer to your particular start date.
If you have not received the enrolment email, there could be a number of reasons for this:
- You are starting a programme that requires an Enhanced DBS check which has not yet been completed online
- You are starting a programme that requires an Occupational Health check for which Admissions have not received acknowledgement of completion
- You have not sent in your qualifications as requested by Admissions
- Your email has been sent to an old account which you no longer use; or may be sat in your Junk folder
If you fall into any of the above, please contact Admissions who can advise you further.
If you are a
previous Cardiff Met student, you will already have a student account and will need to use your previous login details. If you just need to reset your password, please
Existing students progressing from Foundation into Year 1
If you are a student going from Foundation into Year 1 of your relevant degree, you should have already received, completed and returned a Declaration of Intent to Progress Form to our Enrolment team or your relevant School. On this form you would have specified the degree you intend to progress onto. Once the exam boards have confirmed you are eligible to progress, you will be sent Terms and Conditions to sign and return as final confirmation of your chosen degree progression. Following this you will be automatically enrolled onto your chosen degree by the Enrolment team.
Exception - if you started the Foundation leading to BSc Health Sciences with an agreement to progress into one of the listed degree programmes below, your offer will have been processed via your UCAS application received in the current academic year with your conditions detailed on UCAS Track. Progression is conditional on your Exam Board Final Marks on first attempt and the agreement of the Programme Director. Please refer to the New Students tab above for details on the relevant enrolment process for you.
BSc (Hons) Dental Technology
BSc (Hons Healthcare Science
BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics
BSc (Hons) Podiatry
You will need to read your degree
Induction Information and make a note of your induction week events which are compulsory events for your new course. You will also need to get a new MetCard to make sure you are given the correct access across the campus for rooms and facilities.
Please also access our
Programme Specification Library by logging in as an existing student with your Student ID, Surname and Date of Birth.
Once you have been enrolled, you should be able to access your student portal using your original log in details. If you have forgotten, or need to change, your Cardiff Met password you can use this link -
If you have any queries regarding your student finance, please click on the
Enrolment Help Link.
Existing students progressing into next level of study - Degree and Postgraduate
The earliest date the notification to re-enrol will be sent out to those students who are eligible to progress is:
6th July 2023
If you are either a full-time or part-time student returning to Cardiff Metropolitan University you will be able to enrol via the Re-enrolment Icon on the Student Homepage once you have received your notification to re-enrol.
Retrieving Students (those required to re-submit coursework or re-sit assessments) will be able to self-enrol using previous log in details on successful completion of outstanding assessment. You will receive an email to both your Cardiff Met email and your personal email address between 19th and 21st September.
Please note: It will not be possible for you to enrol before you receive this information. If you have not received an email regarding your enrolment by 26th September, please click on the
Enrolment Help Link who will be able to advise on your status to re-enrol.
Existing students progressing to a Top-Up programme
If you are a student finishing one of our
HND/Foundation Degrees and want to
top up into the final year, you should have already received, completed and returned a Declaration of Intent to Progress Form to your School. On this form you would have specified the degree you intend to progress onto.
Once the exam boards have confirmed you are eligible to progress, you will be sent Terms and Conditions to sign and return as final confirmation of your chosen degree progression. Following this you will be automatically enrolled onto your chosen degree by the Enrolment team.
Students are able to top-up to the following programmes:
Cardiff School of Art and Design
FdN Degree in Graphic Communication may top-up into the final year of BA Hons) Graphic Communication
FdN Degree in Ceramics may top-up into the final year of BA (Hons) Ceramics
FdN Degree in Contemporary Textile Practice may top-up into the final year of BA (Hons) Textiles
In the third year at Cardiff Met, a Dissertation is completed. In preparation for this intensive period of study, Cardiff Met invites interested students to attend Dissertation Preparation classes in the last term of the Foundation Degree.
Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
HND Sport Coaching & Performance may top-up into the final year of BSc Sport Coaching or BSc (Hons) Sport Performance Analysis
HND Sport Performance and Coaching may top-up into the final year of BSc Sport Coaching or BSc Sport Performance Analysis
Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy
HND Health & Social Care can top-up into the final year of BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care
HNC Housing Studies into BSc (Hons) Housing Studies
BSc Health & Social Care Ordinary graduates may top-up to a BSc Honours
Completing the Enrolment Process
new applicant, you will receive an email to the personal email address given on your current application, with a link to our online enrolment facility. You will be given your student account details within this email, to use to log in and complete your enrolment.
For guidance on the enrolment process and a walk through guide as a
new student please refer to
existing student, for guidance on the enrolment process and a walk through guide please refer to
Please ensure that you continue to the end of all the screens within the enrolment system to fully complete the process. On the final page of the process, please click the
Continue button in the bottom right of the screen to confirm your enrolled status. This will take you through to our
After you have Enrolled page where you will find useful information and what to expect next.
Enrolment FAQs (for all students)
Please click below for
a list of common queries that students have asked:
If you can't find the answer to your query below or you have any other questions, please click on the
Enrolment Help Link.