It is important to adapt to the world of life online at Cardiff Met. There will be important phrases and programs that you may use or hear during your time here. Here are some need to know phrases before you go!
Your student portal is called The Student Room and is available to Cardiff Met students only. It has a range of resources and information for current students studying at Cardiff Met. This is your hub that contains important things like e-mail, Moodle, Personalised Timetable, Met Hub, MetSearch, etc.
Things are a little different this year, so we are mindful that our incoming students and even our current students need to be aware of how to effectively learn online.
The platform that Cardiff Met is using is Microsoft Teams. In a nutshell, Microsoft Teams combines workplace chat, video and audio calls, meetings, notes, and files. The service integrates many Office 365 applications, such as SharePoint Online, Planner and Stream and puts them in one easy to reach location. To learn more and to familiarise yourself about Teams before you come the follow this link to our online Flash Guide.
Office 365 is a collaboration platform with Office applications and other productive services that users can subscribe to. Users can access emails, contacts, calendar and other office apps like Word, Excel. PowerPoint, Outlook, Sway, Teams. Form and OneNote etc over the internet.
As a Cardiff Met student you can download this for free! If you need advice on how to use Outlook 365 then please use these helpful Flash Guides or book in some IT Training with the Library.
At Cardiff Met, our staff and students use Moodle. This is a learning platform which is home to your personalised learning environment.
It is home to all your Lecture and Seminar Notes, Module Handbooks, Submission Points, your Profile of Marks, and a place to blog discussion.
It is the main hub for your course information and can be accessed through your Student Portal.
Our colleagues in Cardiff Met have made this very useful app that is packed full of useful services and features, enabling you round the clock access to Email, your Personalised Timetable, Moodle, Student Services, Personal Tutor Booking, Library info and PC Availability -
This is worth downloading so no excuses about missing deadlines!
Follow both your SU and Cardiff Met social media accounts to for the fantastic things that we offer.