The Cardiff Met Award is the Student Unions’ employability Award that recognizes extra-curricular activities, which focuses on your personal development. It‘s designed for all year groups, from Foundation year to Post Grad, and students from every School have been involved, so there’s no reason why you shouldn’t be too!
Completing the Award will help improve your employability, increase self-awareness of your skills and abilities which will help enable you to articulate these effectively to future recruiters.
Overall the Award complements your university experience, shows a commitment to your self-development and better equips you for employment: With plenty of support and advice, we ensure that you move through the Award at your own pace and also have fun along the way!
All levels of the Award achieved will be noted on your HEAR report
"From doing the Met Award I definitely feel that my confidence in myself and in my work has grown immensely, I have achieved some incredible opportunities and guaranteed some creative internships that I originally thought I wouldn’t stand a chance in."
"Undertaking this programme has been one of the best decisions I have made which will benefit me in my career path and give me a head start from other graduates."
"I genuinely believe that the Cardiff Met Award has boosted my confidence, given me a taste of work and helped me gain knowledge, understanding and experience"
"Nearing the end of my journey with the Cardiff Met Award I feel a sense of accomplishment and pride that I have progressed so much in myself... That feels like mountains to me!"
"I am confident in saying that taking part in the Award was something that I wish I had done sooner."
"I can truthfully say that if I had not signed up for the Award, I would have had little incentive to source and attend seminars which turned out to be incredibly informative and will also give me an advantage when it comes to applying for jobs"
"Cardiff Met Award has helped me be interested and motivated me to keep going and do not give up. Now I feel excited about the future and I have decided to pursue my goals and go for more challenges in life"
Hi, I’m Alison and my role is to support your journey on the Cardiff Met Award! I will meet with you to discuss your own unique pathway which best compliments your personal development. Feel free to get in touch with me to find out more. I’m based at Llandaff campus in the Students’ Union offices, above Zen and next door to Starbucks.