Ms Cadi Thomas
As the Academic Manager for Ysgol y Gymraeg I lead our Academic Support Team. The team supports a range of activities including student recruitment and admissions, enrolment, teaching support, student records, student cases, student voice and assessment and feedback issues. I work closely with the Director of Learning and Teaching and the School's Assessment and Feedback Lead to support learning and assessment.
Between November 2019 and April 2020, I was on secondment within the School as the National Project Coordinator for the Welsh Language Student Mentoring Scheme funded by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. As part of the role, I led recruitment and training to run mentoring programs for secondary school pupils in schools across Wales.
Originally from Anglesey, I forst joined Cardiff University in 2009 as an undergraduate student. I graduated in Welsh and History in 2012 before completing an MA in Welsh and Celtic Studies here at Ysgol y Gymraeg. I worked in the University's Student Recruitment Office for a period before moving to the School of Welsh as the Academic Support Officer in March 2015. Between November 2019 and April 2020, I was on secondment within the School as the National Project Coordinator for the Welsh Language Student Mentoring Scheme which was funded by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. I have been in my current role as the School's Academic Manager since November 2020.
Honours and awards
In 2020 I was nominated by students for the Most Inspirational Member of Staff award at the Students' Union Enriching Student Life Awards. In 2023 I was shortlisted in the Professional Services Staff Member of the Year category in the same Awards.
Accredited Member of the Association of Higher Education Professionals (AHEP).