Cardiff Metropolitan University (Welsh: Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd), formerly University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC), Prifysgol Athrofâu Cymru, Caerdydd is a university which is one of three non-Russell group universities located in the city of Cardiff.
The university offers degree courses in a variety of disciplines. Study is available at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, full-time and part-time, and research opportunities are offered. In the 2016/17 academic year, the university had just under 11,000 students. Cardiff Metropolitan University has a number of research and enterprise centres, including the Food Industry Centre, the Welsh Centre for Tourism Research, and the National Centre for Product Design and Development Research.