Catrin Dafydd is a poet, author and campaigner. She was raised in Gaelod y Garth but has now settled in Cardiff. She has published novels in Welsh and English, produced scripts for radio and television and won the crown at the National Eisteddfod of Wales 2018 for a series of poems on the theme ‘Remains’.
While a student at Aberystwyth University, she was the UMCA President in 2003/04, and was one of the leaders of the campaign for establishing the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.
She is honored as a fellow in recognition of her personal contribution, and the contribution of Welsh students, to the establishment of the Coleg.