Health And Wellbeing



Register for a GP / Dentist / Optician


Whether you are living in Cardiff Met Campus halls/Private halls or a house in the surrounding area, you will need to register with a GP/Dentist and Optician as soon as you arrive or indeed beforehand if you know your address. As GP’s have catchment areas, you will need to find a local GP surgery and contact them about registering with them. This useful list will locate your nearest GP/Dentist and Optician.


Reading Well Scheme and Student Mental Health App


At Cardiff Met we empower students to combat their own Wellbeing and Mental Health head on. We believe that self-help is useful to understanding and managing your own mental health and research suggests that reading is a useful method. Use this link here for books that are prescribed by the NHS; these can be accessed as e-books as well for those who dislike pulling out books!

Click here for the International Student app


Cardiff Met Chaplaincy


The Chaplaincy Service is a unique and vibrant part of Cardiff Met providing a welcoming, safe and confidential environment for students of all faiths and none. 

We offer bereavement support and general pastoral care for students who are feeling isolated or just need someone to talk to.  We offer culturally sensitive support for ethnic minority students and support for students who may suffer racial harassment/racism or hate incidents. We also offer additional support to refugee and asylum seeker students. 

We have three multi-faith prayer spaces across our campuses and can assist you in finding faith communities in your local area. The chaplaincy is also a space to explore spirituality, faith and/or philosophy. We also run interfaith events in partnership with the Student Union as well as organising faith festival celebrations.  

We are a listening ear for anyone who needs us. If you would like to have a chat then you can contact us on  

Tel: 02920 416170

Prayer Rooms


The new prayer room in Cyncoed is B009. The new ablution room is B0T1 which is further down the same corridor.


Sexual Health


The NHS provides clinics at Cardiff Royal Infirmary (CRI) and in other locations across Cardiff. All clinics are confidential.

The CRI provides the most comprehensive Sexual Health service and would be the recommended point of contact for most issues.

See this website for more in-depth information regarding the available services Cardiff has to offer.


Disability and Wellbeing Service


Student Services and Employability have a Wellbeing service that offers support in the shape of 1:1 wellbeing appointment, counselling sessions and access to resources around the clock.

Cardiff Met is committed to removing the stigma around mental health and aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive. If you have a disability or any additional needs, specialist advisors will work with you to develop a support package that addresses the challenges that you may encounter during your studies.

Student Services and Employability will help to identify your support needs and any reasonable adjustments you may require as well as providing you with access to further resources.

To access support simply complete the Disability, Wellbeing and Counselling support form on MetHub.

Sport Cardiff


Sport Cardiff is the "go to" body for sport in Cardiff. As the City's sport development team are based at our Cyncoed Campus, there are lots of opportunities for you as students to get involved, for personal and professional development purposes. Have a look below:


  • Disability Sport provides opportunities for disabled people to have coached sessions, with over 70 clubs operating throughout Cardiff.
  • The Cardiff BME network is a local and national collaboration which ensures that everyone, young and old, has the same access to sporting opportunities regardless of their cultural background.
  • The Move More programme works directly with exercise referrals and the over 60s age group within the city; supporting those most in need.
  • Sport Cardiff supports over 1500 Cardiff Met students with work related learning through the Open Campus programme.
  • This year will see the relaunch of Student Coaching Pathway within the City, aimed at you as students no matter the course you are studying – Keep an eye out for correspondence.


For more information contact:



Tel: 029 2020 5286

Met Active


Met Active offers a range of different programmes for all abilities. Our fantastic membership gives you access to the excellent facilities and programmes on offer here at Cardiff Met.

Based across both Cyncoed and Llandaff campuses we aim to have an impact on all students and staff at Cardiff Met as well at the community we serve.



Membership Opportunities

You can see the membership opportunities by clicking the link below. If you are a Cardiff Met student, you can access your sport membership for free, so please sign up and make the most of this amazing opportunity.


Cardiff Met Sport App

You can download the Cardiff Met Sport App which gives you an overview of the Sport and Fitness Programmes you can book onto, Opening Times, Membership Opportunities, and further Sports Facilities Information. Click the link below.


Fitness Centre Opening Hours


Met Active - Cyncoed

Mon - Friday, 7am - 8pm

Sat & Sun, 9am - 5pm


Met Active - Llandaff

Mon - Friday,  8am - 4pm

Sat & Sun, Closed



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