Based in the brilliantly diverse and welcoming capital city of Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University is ranked among the best modern universities in the UK by the Complete University Guide. It is constantly developing as an institution and was found to be the 3rd most improved UK university in 2015.
A leader in supporting students in their job search, the institution came in at number one out of 159 universities for its Career Services. Alongside its award-winning Careers Team, Cardiff Metropolitan also provides a number of work placements and study visits to well-known companies to ensure that its students are ready for the world of work after graduation.
The university has an international reputation for providing outstanding professional and vocational degrees, and supports this with high-quality research that addresses real-world problems, such as medical provision in Rural Zambia and the advancement of surgical procedures.
With a ‘Silver’ rating in the prestigious Teaching Excellence Framework, Cardiff Met takes great pride in its teaching standards and has a Learning and Teaching Development Unit to help improve student learning, so that it is the best it can possibly be.
Cardiff Metropolitan prides itself on being a welcoming environment for students. The university has been ranked as number one in the UK for overall international student support for an incredible six years running, with students enrolled from 143 different countries.
The university does everything it can to ensure that its courses are industry-focused, and utilises links to over 5,000 companies to help develop students into successful and skilled graduate employees. This is evidenced by the fact that a huge 95% of Cardiff Met students are employed or engaged in further study within six months of graduation.