Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University, formerly University of Wales Institute, Cardiff

Cardiff Metropolitan University, formerly University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, is a university situated in Cardiff, Wales. It operates from two campuses: Llandaff on Western Avenue and Cyncoed campus on Cyncoed Road

Cardiff Metropolitan University is justifiably proud of all its alumni and of its history starting in 1865 with the Cardiff School of Art. Since that time there have been many changes from merging institutions, name changes to eventually becoming what we know today as Cardiff Metropolitan University:

• University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC) (1996 – 2011)

• Cardiff Institute of Higher Education (1988 – 1996)

• South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education (1976 – 1988)

• Cardiff College of Food Technology and Commerce (1971 – 1976)

• Cardiff College of Education (1970 – 1976)

• Llandaff College of Technology (1970 – 1976)

• College of Commerce (1968 – 1971)

Cardiff Metropolitan University is made up of five Academic Schools:

Cardiff School of Art & Design
Cardiff School of Education
Cardiff School of Health Science
Cardiff School of Management
Cardiff School of Sport


Archers’ Arena

Cyncoed Inclusion Fitness Centre

Dance Studio

Llandaff Inclusion Fitness Centre

National Indoor Athletics Centre (NIAC)

Russell Rees Gymnasium

Sports Hall

Squash Courts

Swimming Pool

Syd Aaron Gymnasium

Regional Tennis Centre