I never really enjoyed school, I felt like I never really found my “thing” until Sixth Form when I started A Level Business Studies. Once my passion for business was ignited, I applied for the BA (Hons) Business and Management at Cardiff Met and my mind was set. In the first year of the …READ MORE →
In my third year of University my flatmates bought me a homebrew kit, I brewed an undrinkable beer and for some reason it was at that point I decided I was going to set up my own brewery. So I bought (and read) every book on brewery start ups I could find, began homebrewing …READ MORE →
Just under three months ago, you would find me on Cardiff Met Llandaff Campus, completing assignments, reading, attending workshops, having meetings and gaining additional qualifications to enhance my Cardiff Met learning experience. I would have been training in the gym, competing for Cardiff Met RFC and socialising to unwind from my studies. My lifestyle …READ MORE →
I’m Katie and I am completing my first year of BA (Hons) Business & Management and have loved every minute of it! I have been lucky enough to make great friends and be able to learn from many talented lecturers.
I enjoy being in the bubble of university life; lots of socialising and group …
Hello, I’m Azadeh and I am currently studying BA (Hons) Business & Management with Law at Cardiff Met.
When Cardiff Met switched their teaching to remote and online learning, I was initially a little confused about how I was going to complete my studies. I haven’t done any online courses before …READ MORE →
Hello! My name is James Ikin, and I’m a first year student entering my second year at Cardiff Met studying BA (Hons) Business Management with Law. I came to Cardiff Met after my A Levels, and knew that the transferable skills this course had to offer are skills that would set me up for …READ MORE →
What did Foundation Year do for me and my life at Cardiff Met? Everything! I made friends that are still going strong. It taught me how to do university; how to get the best out of this experience and how to manage the workload whilst balancing other commitments. By the time I started my degree, I had already achieved a lot.READ MORE →
I’m James Sweeney and I studied BA (Hons) Events Management at Cardiff Met, graduating in 2016. Now I’m an Events Management and Crowd Safety Specialist, combining my work as a Regional & Senior Operations Manager at AP Security with running my own business, JRS Events.
With AP Security, I carry out multiple senior roles …
My name is Gianmarco Tortora, I am a BSc (Hons) Banking & Finance student and a Course Rep for my department. Here I am going to share what makes my experience of studying Banking & Finance motivating and enjoyable:
STRUCTURE OF THE COURSEIn the first year, of study I am learning …READ MORE →
Visiting New York as a BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing Management student was an experience of a lifetime; fun, educational and definitely very cold!
As a BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing Management student I was excited for my second visit to the city, however this time with a different perspective. Around New York you see inspiration …
Attending Cardiff Met whilst running a business has been a great combination for me. Why? I study BA (Hons) Business & Management with HRM and the course gives me fantastic skills and experiences which I can apply to my own business ventures.
I’m Sam Cockrell, a second year student and I …READ MORE →
Choosing to study BA (Hons) Marketing Management at Cardiff Met was one of the best decisions I could have ever made! Not only have I always been interested in how brands are such big influencers, but as a result of my degree I’ve been able to gain amazing work experience.
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Choosing to study BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing Management at Cardiff Met has by far been one of the best decisions I’ve made in life! From a young age I have always been fascinated and inspired by the world of fashion.
I started studying Marketing and Business at UWE in Bristol but soon realised that …
My name is Funmi Jaiyeoba, I’m from Nigeria and I’m studying the MBA Human Resources at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Before coming to the UK, I completed my undergraduate studies in Mass Communication at Caleb University in Nigeria. I’d always wanted to study my masters abroad, which is how I came to be studying in Cardiff.READ MORE →
Hello! My name is Kieran Bevan, 20, I am currently in my final year studying BA (Hons) Business and Management Studies with Law at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
Before arriving at Cardiff Met in 2017, I felt like I had not quite fulfilled my potential in my A Levels and was wary …READ MORE →
My name is Reda Raihani, I’m studying the MSc Digital Marketing Management at Cardiff Metropolitan University. I’m originally from Morocco, where I studied my undergraduate course in Economics before coming to the UK. My university in Morocco is a partner institution of Cardiff Met, named SIST. I was really pleased when I discovered SIST, as I really wanted to study the under the British Education System. Ever since I started at SIST, my goal was to come and study in the UK, in Cardiff.READ MORE →
When I was just a little boy, I always wanted to explore the world, meet people from other cultures, and travel to iconic places. With this in mind, I started my journey from my home in Thailand, to Cardiff Metropolitan University, where I’m now studying MSc Fashion Marketing Management.READ MORE →
My name is Cecilia Tandi and I work as a Finance Analyst at the FTSE 100 firm Legal & General in Cardiff. I graduated with a First Class BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance from Cardiff Met.
When I was at Cardiff Met I had several jobs; working as a Student …READ MORE →
I first moved to the UK from Bangladesh back in 2015, when I moved to live in London. However living in London proved to be far too expensive, so I started to research other options. This is when I discovered Cardiff. . From that first day, I realised that this was the place for me.READ MORE →
Choosing to study Events Management at Cardiff Met was a no-brainer for me. I knew I wanted to be in the heart of a city, and the university offered some amazing opportunities. Having the opportunity to go out into the real world and experience an industry I am keen to be involved been has …READ MORE →
Hello! My name is Thomas Hiscocks, 24, currently living in Auckland, New Zealand and I graduated with BA (Hons) International Tourism Management from Cardiff Met in July 2018.
In my final year of university, I decided that I wanted to live and work abroad. Studying International Tourism Management, I wrote …READ MORE →
I’m Sam, a BA (Hons) Business and Management student at Cardiff Met and a member of the LGBT+ society. So, what is it like being apart of the community at Uni? Well there are many answers to this question, but I’ll try and give you a straight one (if you’ll pardon the pun!).
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My name is Connor and I’m a second-year Cardiff Met student studying BA (Hons) Business and Management.
Instead of celebrating with a few drinks at the end of exam season in my first year, I was at home packing my bag preparing to leave for the trip of a lifetime to …READ MORE →
In my second year, I got an opportunity to become an international student ambassador and help international students settle into the university and the city and make sure they have a great experience being a part of Cardiff Met, just the way I did. I was very excited to be a part of the team and take on responsibilities.READ MORE →
After high school, I was keen on joining a university and exploring in depth the field of management. I was seeking to study abroad and the UK was a dream come true. Post my research of universities, Cardiff Met stood as my top priority because of its ranking among the top new universities in Wales and for its first rank in overall international student support for five years in a row.READ MORE →
Hello everyone! My name is Katie and I am going into my final year of BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing Management.
My degree is my passion. I have always been encouraged by my
lecturers to seek sector-specific experience throughout my studies. I have had
the privilege to work for Cardiff Fashion …
My name is Ellis Smith and I am from a town in South Wales called Caerphilly. I am going in to my third year at Cardiff Met, studying BA (Hons) Business & Management.
I recently started my own business, The Barbell Club, which is a fitness wear company whose aim is …READ MORE →
I started at Cardiff Met in September 2015 on a Foundation year. The decision to pursue the BSc (Hons) International Economics & Finance was a tough one after learning so much in the Foundation year about several other courses in the Cardiff School of Management. However, it was in the Economics programme that I …READ MORE →
My name is Josh, I’m 26, living in Cardiff and I graduated with BA (Hons) Business & Management from Cardiff Met in 2017. Since graduating my time has been filled with enriching work experiences, mainly in small businesses. This blog is a reflection on how Cardiff Met has shaped my career so far…
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I’m Kelvin, a first year BA (Hons) International Tourism & Events Management and I applied to Cardiff Met through Clearing last year.
Going to university and studying away from home is a big commitment and can be intimidating. This made me a little anxious and I felt under pressure, as I would have to …
My name is Catherine and I’m currently in my second year studying Business Management with Human Resources at Cardiff Met. I can’t believe that I’m in my second year and half way through my course.READ MORE →
My name is Faye Stockwell. I’m a final year BA (Hons) Accounting student and Lead Course Rep for the department. Here are six things I love about studying Accounting:READ MORE →
We were lucky enough to be invited the Inspirational Lunch as part of the BA (Hons) International Hospitality and Events Management at Cardiff Met.READ MORE →
These are some of my favourite things about the BA (Hons) Marketing Management at Cardiff Met – not all of them though, as there’s too many to mention!READ MORE →
After one term studying Events Management at Cardiff Met, I’ve made lots of friends and things are going great with my course!READ MORE →
Now that I’ve graduated from the MSc Fashion Marketing Management course at Cardiff Met I can look back on my experiences on the course and life in Cardiff.READ MORE →
In the summer of 2018 I graduated from Cardiff Met with a first in Events Management – it was time for me to take my first steps into the working world!READ MORE →
When I first came to Cardiff Met, I decided that I was here to focus on my degree – but I soon realised there was more to my university experience!READ MORE →
Events Management at Cardiff Met has provided me with many opportunities that have allowed me to gain the skills required in the world of work – including the opportunity to work at the Between the Trees festival.READ MORE →
Studying Marketing Management at Cardiff Met provided me with great communication skills, plus confidence in myself and my decision-making abilities.READ MORE →
I needed time to decide what I wanted to do. The option of clearing allowed me to do that and it all fell into place – I couldn’t be happier at Cardiff Metropolitan University.READ MORE →
I can absolutely say that the decision to study at Cardiff Met as an international student has been one of the best I have ever made.READ MORE →
As part of the Events Management degree at Cardiff Met our lecturers encouraged us to go out and seek a range of work experiences to help us gain real life experience of the events industry. I didn’t realise it then but my placement would lead to my future career!READ MORE →
Earlier this month my team from the Cardiff Met Marketing Management course were chosen as one of 11 from across the entire UK to go through to the Pitch 2018 marketing challenge finals. Here’s how it went…READ MORE →
As someone studying International Tourism at Cardiff Met, a field trip to The Gambia was an excellent opportunity for me to see how the tourism industry operates in the real world.READ MORE →
I study Economics at Cardiff Met, and I’d recommend it as a subject that can put you a step above the rest – here’s why…READ MORE →
I always wanted to study abroad and Cardiff Met offered me the perfect opportunity to do so. Here are a few reasons why I love studying abroad in Wales.READ MORE →
I know what you’re thinking, all accounting students do is maths all day, right? Adding numbers together? Wrong! Here’s what we actually get up to…READ MORE →
I’ve just returned from a once-in-a-lifetime experience after being granted a Cardiff Met Santander Scholarship to visit Brazil – here’s what I got up to!READ MORE →
It was a no-brainer for me to spend a year in industry, and I’ve gained more skills than I would have ever imagined through the placement.READ MORE →
Exam season is never going to be fun, but there are a few things you can do to help make it a little bit less painful.READ MORE →
My tourism field trip to Alicante was a perfect way for me to experience how the tourist industry works in the real world.READ MORE →
This year, we had the chance to explore rural Greece on a field trip. It was a fantastic experience, giving us tools and knowledge for the future – as well as some great memories!READ MORE →
Everybody says “it’ll be the best time of your life” or “you’re only young once” – and they’re right! Taking the plunge and spending a year or a few months studying abroad really is one of the best choices you can make at uni.READ MORE →
I’ve been living in halls at Plas Gwyn in Cardiff Met for four years now, so as you can imagine I’ve seen it all! Here’s what I’ve learned…READ MORE →
I was very impressed with Cardiff Metropolitan University when I attended the open days before enrolling. Now that I am in my second year of study I am still happy with my choice!READ MORE →
Julie Whiting is a fourth year International Business Management with French student. She’s also a Great Britain U-23s Hockey International. We caught up with Julie and asked her to tell us about her Cardiff Met experience so far…READ MORE →
Two of our graduates, Carys and Kelsey, tell us about their summer working at Glastonbury music festival as part of their BA Events Management degree at Cardiff Met.READ MORE →
Changing home, leaving your family & friends and starting University in a different country is not easy, but it is better with some help from those who have already experienced this situation! If you are an international student and feeling nervous about applying to Cardiff Met, my only advice for you is not to be nervous at all! I know everything is completely new here but Cardiff Met will make you feel at home.READ MORE →
Back in Liverpool where I’m from, there’s a venue I love called Camp and Furnace. It’s essentially a warehouse that’s been transformed in to a permanent festival of food, drink, art and music.READ MORE →