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 NHS Mental Health app


Cardiff Met Chaplaincy


Cardiff Metropolitan University is multi-cultural and multi-faith, with over 95 faith traditions from 140 different countries.

The Chaplaincy provide support through the difficult times and love to celebrate your successes too. We provide bereavement support, space to discuss spirituality and faith, coordinate efforts to improve cultural cohesion on campus, raise awareness of hate crime and are always a listening ear for when you need to talk. Our doors are always open to all students including asylum seekers and refugee students who can be offered further culturally sensitive support.

If you ever feel that you are being denied the right to express freedom of religion, you can contact Ameira Bahadur-Kutkut for advice and guidance;

Tel: 02920 417252 or 07917818524

Prayer Rooms


We have three multi-faith prayer rooms across our campuses. In Llandaff these can be found at rooms A0.22 (Female Prayer room) and A0.23 (Male Prayer Room) and include ablution facilities. In Cyncoed, the multifaith prayer room is the Chapel, room C018 with ablution facilities available in the same corridor (C0.T4B)


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. You can book in via MetHub or visit the i-Zone.

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 Girls Together group aims to ensure that girls and women across Cardiff are given an equal chance to participate in sports and have opportunities to develop coaching skills.
  • Sport Cardiff supports over 1500 Cardiff Met students with work related learning through the Open Campus programme.

For more information contact:

Tel: 029 2020 5286

Met Active


At Cardiff Met, access to our Health & Wellbeing provision is free for all students (yes free). As a member you will have access to the facilities available at our Cyncoed and Llandaff and the following benefits:

  • Free entry to Cyncoed and Llandaff Fitness Centres
  • Free swim access at Cyncoed (rec swimming only - see timetable for access)
  • Free health & Fitness class entry (8-day advance booking privilege)
  • Free off-peak squash court bookings (9:00-16:00-Mon-Fri)
  • Free off-peak tennis court bookings (9:00-16:00-Mon-Fri)
  • Member rates on all other court bookings (*facility bookings must be booked on the day)
  • Discounted access for physiotherapy and massage treatments


Check out our fantastic Cardiff Met Sport app which guides you through each of the above.


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