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Athletic Union

FOCUS SPORTS Athletics Basketball Cricket

Women’s Cricket Women’s Football

Men’s Hockey

Women’s Hockey

 Ranked 2nd in BUCS 2013

 National Cup Finalists 2014

 MCCU Centre - have been BUCS Champions in all formats of the game (2 Day League, 1 Day, 20/20)

 Indoor Champions 2013 and 2014  BUCS Champions 2013 and 2014  Welsh Cup Champions 2012

 BUCS Premier League  Play English National League as Cardiff Met

 In BUCS Premiership promotion play-offs 2014

 Play National League in partnership with Swansea Ladies


 BUCS Champions 2013

Men’s Rugby

 5 BUCS Finals in 8 years

Women’s Rugby

 BUCS Champions 6 times in the last 8 years, including 2014

 BUCS Trophy Finalists 2014  National 7’s Champions 2012

 BUCS 7's champions 3 times


 BUCS Team Champions 2014




Badminton Golf

Triathlon (in partnership with Welsh Triathlon) This level of achievement results from bringing together talented and ambitious performers with elite coaches in excellent facilities. Add to that the vital ingredient - the Cardiff Met sporting culture - and you have the recipe for success. So, if you are looking to combine your sporting and academic ambitions, then Cardiff Metropolitan University is the place for you!

ATHLETIC UNION CLUBS | INTRAMURAL SPORT | HEALTH & FITNESS | JUNIOR ACADEMIES Cardiff Met Sport Athletic Union Intramural Sport Athletic Union Facebook Applicant Information Cardiff School of Sport



Cardiff Met Sport, the Student Union and the Cardiff School of Sport have a great partnership that supports the student sport and recreation experience in the University.

Cardiff Met Intramural Sport is located within the Athletic Union, and aims to drive student participation in social sport through the provision of opportunities for all students, across all campuses.

This partnership has created sustained success in student and National League sport over the past 25 years. The Student Union provides organisational and administrative support to all the AU clubs, Cardiff Met Sport provides the facility management infrastructure and academic staff from the Cardiff School of Sport provide the high level coaching and support services that are essential for delivering sporting excellence. The AU enters over 60 competitive teams in the BUCS Championship each year and a number of clubs also enter teams in national league and cup programmes. In recent years, certain sports have been designated as focus sports and they receive additional finance and services to support their sustained success.

Here at Cardiff Met we are fortunate to have a close knit community, partly due to the size of our campuses, but also due to our extensive competitive and participation sports provision. Intramural sport provides participation sport, offering competition with or against other members of the Cardiff Met student body. Thanks to the development of the SWISS leagues we are also able to provide friendly competition against neighbouring Universities. This successfully promotes the family atmosphere on campus and in the city itself, allowing individuals to extend their friendship network and develop social skills to make friends for life. Coupled with facilitating your social profile, participation in regular physical activity is also linked to a multitude of health benefits, improving your image, physical and psychological wellbeing. Intramural sport is your ticket to all these benefits while learning something new or improving on your existing love for sport in a safe, secure and fulfilling environment. Social competition is offered for all abilities through a diverse selection of sports that offers something for everyone. It also offers a potential pathway into our Athletic Union performance squads for those who wish to take sport more seriously.


7 a-side Football





Atomic Touch Rugby Rounders Pool



Table Tennis

Intramural Sport is run by the students, for the students, as 10 sports coordinators work within the student body to organise, facilitate and promote participation for physical, psychological and social wellbeing. They will listen to your voice as the student body and work to provide you with the best student sporting experience possible. The coordinators act as a direct link between the student body and the Student Union, providing students with a voice to shape their own student experience while studying at Cardiff Met. For further information: Email: Twitter: @cardiffmetims Facebook: Cardiff Met Intramural Sport

The University has a Sport and Fitness Club that allows students access to conditioning gyms, the swimming pool and recreational use of facilities such as the tennis centre and the squash courts. There is also a programme of exercise classes offered on both campuses including: Pilates


Express Circuits Boot camp


Power bag classes

SPORT IN THE CITY Cardiff is European Capital City of Sport 2014

The Millennium Stadium host 6/7 international rugby matches

each year

Cardiff City FC are playing in the Barclays Premiership

Glamorgan County Cricket Club regularly host one day

internationals and full test matches at the SWALEC Stadium

Cardiff Blues compete in RaboDirect Pro 12 and Heineken Cup

rugby matches

The Celtic Dragons compete in the Netball Superleague The Cardiff Devils Ice Hockey team compete in the UK

National League

JUNIOR SPORTS ACADEMIES Over 2,300 children attend coaching sessions on the Cyncoed Campus every week in term-time. We run 10 junior academies in a range of sports including swimming, athletics, gymnastics, netball and soccer. In terms of enhancing student employability, over 100 students are employed by Cardiff Met Sport as coaches and a further 50-100 have opportunities to volunteer to support the programme.

In 2016 Cardiff will host the World Half-Marathon Championship

Cardiff Met Sport has established a partnership with Cardiff City Council to deliver sport development initiatives across the City and works with all the major sporting clubs.

Cardiff Met Sport - Enhancing the Student Experience  

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