Cardiff Capital Region

City Deal


The CCR City Deal is a programme to bring about significant economic growth in the region.

With an investment of £1.2 billion, the programme aims to deliver up to 25,000 new jobs and leverage an additional £4 billion of private sector investment.

Both the UK and Welsh Government are contributing £500 million to the Capital City Region Investment Fund respectively, while the ten local authorities will contribute a minimum of £120 million over the 20-year duration of the Fund. £734m of the investment will fund the proposed Metro network for South East Wales.

The City Deal is building on the region’s sectoral strengths, its current skills base and three successful universities, creating a regional way of working which has never been seen before in South East Wales, developing a region where people want to live and work.

CCR Graduate Scheme

The scheme can work with any company looking to recruit a graduate within the region but, we have recently targeted sectors within technology, life sciences and manufacturing . Please look at our vacancies and see if we can match you to one of these opportunities.  

The scheme offers:

  • Paid graduate level employment in the Cardiff Capital Region;
  • A fully funded professional qualification;
  • Networking opportunities with other graduates;
  • Support whilst on placement including access to a mentor;
  • Free events from range of speakers including businesses, the 3rd sector and more!

Get in touch

Contact the Graduate Development Officers:
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