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Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Charity information

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Met is a modern, forward looking university that contributes significantly to Wales, the UK and internationally through high quality teaching, applied research and knowledge transfer.

Founded 1865

  • Mission statement

    Cardiff Metropolitan University is a modern, forward looking university with a proud history tracing back to the 19th century. Since then the institution has grown in every sense. It now boasts a comprehensive academic portfolio and an expanding research base which informs the curriculum and stimulates enterprise excellence.

    Cardiff Met has a wealth of history and tradition in professional and vocational education and training. It continues to provide education and training opportunities that are accessible, flexible and of the highest quality, and which recognise the reality of the global economy.

    The University contributes significantly to Wales, the UK and internationally by engaging in diverse research collaborations that are at the interface of new knowledge creation and its application.

    We are committed to fostering a genuinely internationalist learning environment through a process of integrating international, intercultural and global dimensions.

    The University makes significant contributions to and is an intrinsic part of the local community; providing access to its facilities for schools and community groups, running educational outreach projects for children and delivering free summer school courses.

  • Aims

    Cardiff Metropolitan University aims to:

    • Cardiff Met aims to strengthen our research portfolio to address the challenges that face our society today.
    • Cardiff Met aims to be one of the UK's top 5 new universities – attracting outstanding students from across the globe, irrespective of their social and cultural background.
    • Cardiff Met is committed to enhancing our campuses for everyone in our local community to enjoy.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1865

    Registered Charity Number: 1140762

    Full time staff: 862

    Part time staff: 343

    Volunteers: 60

    Phone number: 029 2020 1590

    Address: Development Office Cyncoed Campus Cyncoed Road Cardiff CF23 6XD

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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