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Cardiff Metropolitan University
Welsh: Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd
Cardiff Metropolitan logo.jpg
Former names
University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
MottoThe most valuable possession is knowledge
TypePublic
Established2011 – Cardiff Metropolitan University
1996 – University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC)
1976 – South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education
1865 – Cardiff School of Art
PresidentCara Aitchison
Vice-ChancellorCara Aitchison
Students10,995 (2016/17)
Undergraduates8,790 (2016/17)
Postgraduates2,200 (2016/17)
Location,
CampusLlandaff, Cyncoed
Colours
AffiliationsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities
Wallace Group
Websitewww.cardiffmet.ac.uk

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

In the 2016/17 academic year, the university has just under 11,000 students. The university offers degree courses in a variety of disciplines. Study is available at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, full-time and part-time, and research opportunities are offered. Cardiff Metropolitan University has a number of research and enterprise centres, including the Food Industry Centre, the Welsh Centre for Tourism Research, and the National Centre for Product Design and Development Research.

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