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Your Induction at Cardiff Met

​This is the beginning of a new and exciting journey, with opportunities to make new friends and develop a range of skills, experience and knowledge to enable you to succeed in your future career choices.

You can start preparing for university in three simple steps: complete your online enrolment, find out about your course induction and explore the support and opportunities on offer to you here at Cardiff Met.

Your Induction Timetable has now been added to your Course Joining Information and has also been sent in the post to you. 

​Are you ready to join your programme?

To help ensure that you are fully prepared, your Programme Director/Subject Leader has put together key Course Joining Information for you, and information on how to prepare for your first week on campus. This may also include special requirements of the course before starting such as pre-arrival activities and reading lists.

You will receive a confirmed Induction Week Timetable in the post before you arrive and it will also be added to your Course Joining Information when it has been confirmed so make sure you check back on your information,  Induction Week is an important time because it is your chance to make friends, settle in to university life and get to know your programme of study.

Induction Week activities will primarily be programme-led. You will receive a programme welcome and meet key people, such as your Programme Director and Personal Tutor. There will also be a range of social activities through the week, which will celebrate the start of your new journey and help you meet fellow students.

Complete this pre-arrival checklist to ensure you are fully prepared to start your university journey.


Get to know Cardiff Met

We have listed some helpful links below so you can get familiar with Cardiff Met before you arrive, but if you have any queries at all, please dont hesitate to contact us. 


Contact Admissions with any queries on 02920 416010, on Twitter @cmetadmissions or on our webpages through Live Chat. 

Met Rider Services to the Freshers Fayre

For students living the following Halls, please see below the Met Rider bus timetable for the Freshers' Fayre at the Cyncoed Campus:

Plas Gwyn Campus

Bus stop on the opposite side of the road - 10.30am

Liberty Court 

Next to halls - 11.15am

Liberty House 

Llanishen St​ bus stop on Allensbank Road - 11.15am

Liberty Fields 

Blackweir Tavern bus stop - 12.00pm

Please Note: The Met Rider will be running its normal service will operate a double service from 1pm onwards. The Met Rider is free until 5pm*. Students who are not in Cardiff Met allocated Halls are advised to make their own way to Cyncoed Campus. The easiest way is via the 52 Cardiff Bus Service that runs from Westgate Street. Please note that there is NO PARKING available on campus or outside campus.

* The Met Rider bus stop for return journeys can be found outside Cyncoed reception.

Find out more about on how to purchase your annual Met Rider pass.

Met Rider Services to the MetFest

Please see below extra Met Rider services being provided for the MetFest on the Llandaff Campus:

Normal Met Rider services will also run throughout the day. 

Extra buses will run between Cyncoed Campus > Liberty House > Llandaff Campus every half hour from 1.30pm with the last bus service back to the Cyncoed Campus, via Liberty House, at 7.30pm.

Find out more about on how to purchase your annual Met Rider pass.