Growing success for Cardiff graduate

Posted on 4 October 2017 by Susie Bailey

A graduate who invented a hydroponic growing system for agriculture will compete in this week’s NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Adam Dixon (BEng 2016), has been shortlisted for ‘Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year’ in the Cardiff final on 4 October. The former Cardiff University engineering student is bringing to market Phytoponics – a revolutionary patent-pending
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Freshers’ Week – a look back

Posted on 28 September 2017 by Susie Bailey

Enrolment Week (colloquially and infinitely better known as Freshers’ Week) has been a fixture of University life for generations; a sleepless seven day period during which thousands of new entrants absorb the habits and rituals of the student. For many leaving home for the first time, Freshers’ Week is a rite of passage – albeit
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The running diaries – #TeamCardiff 2017

Posted on 27 September 2017 by Susie Bailey

Ahead of Race Day, here is another instalment from Alex Norton (BA 2015) on his race day preparations ahead of the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. “It seemed like such a good idea at the time. “Manning the #TeamCardiff stall in the Runners’ Village on Sunday, 2 October 2016, you couldn’t help but be inspired by
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Meet #TeamCardiff – Hannah Sterritt

Posted on 27 September 2017 by Susie Bailey

Hannah Sterritt (BMus 2015) shares an update on her training for Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon ahead of the race on 1 October. As the coordinator for all things #TeamCardiff  at Cardiff University, coming into the office every day and speaking to our runners has been a constant source of motivation to get my trainers on after work.
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Meet #TeamCardiff – Keith Lynch

Posted on 27 September 2017 by Susie Bailey

Keith is running the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon to raise funds for cancer research at Cardiff University in memory of his sister Rhona. I’m running to raise funds for cancer research, specifically the malignant melanoma that stole my youngest sister, and changed my life irrevocably. Rhona died in late 2011, about 18 months after she was
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Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon funds support neuroscience research

Posted on 13 September 2017 by Susie Bailey

At the 2016 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon, members of #TeamCardiff who raised money for neuroscience and mental health research have directly enabled three seedcorn grants to support research within Cardiff’s Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute. Seedcorn grants support the development of new research projects, of which the following have received funding: Professor Philip Taylor – Understanding microglial
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Meet #TeamCardiff Angela Foster-Swailes (BA 2001)

Posted on 13 September 2017 by Susie Bailey

I think the running community are a lovely, supportive bunch of people. I’ve lost count of the amounts of times a simple gesture like a smile or a thumbs up from another runner whilst out on my own has really lifted my spirits and helped me through. I’m fairly new to running and very slow but I make sure I celebrate all milestones and personal bests. I’ve learnt that comparison really is the thief of happiness and when I run I don’t compete with anyone but myself.
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Becoming business leaders

Posted on 29 August 2017 by Susie Bailey

Gary Partridge (BSc 1989) is co-founder and director of Cardiff-based financial advisory firm Lexington Corporate Advisors, following over 25 years business experience with companies like PWC and BT. He has recently been opening the door for Cardiff students to join Lexington through a variety of internship opportunities.
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Eisteddfod 2017

Posted on 25 August 2017 by Susie Bailey

Helo! Rhys Fletcher (BScEcon 2015) ydw i, ac rwy’n rhan o’r Tîm Cysylltiadau Cynfyfyrwyr ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd. Rwy’n gofalu am ein Llysgenhadon Cynfyfyrwyr, cynfyfyrwyr sydd am ysbrydoli’r genhedlaeth nesaf o fyfyrwyr Prifysgol Caerdydd. Mae wythnos gyntaf Awst yn amser pwysig i’r gymuned Gymreig gan mai dyna pryd y cynhelir Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru. Mae’r ŵyl, sy’n para
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Eisteddfod 2017

Posted on 24 August 2017 by Susie Bailey

“Hello! I’m Rhys Fletcher, and I am part of the new Alumni Relations Team at Cardiff University.  I look after our Alumni Ambassadors, alumni who wish to inspire the next generation of Cardiff students. “The first week of August marks an important time for the Welsh community with the arrival of the National Eisteddfod of Wales. The
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