Alex Norton

Alex Norton


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“The city will come alive with graduation buzz”

Posted on 29 June 2018 by Alex Norton

Over the past 135 years Cardiff has awarded degrees to hundreds of thousands of graduates. The rituals of Graduation Week have changed just a little since 1883, but in mid-July – as in so many summers past – the people of Wales’ capital will again stop to welcome a colourful influx of graduands, academics, friends, and family.
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Happy 45th birthday, Gair Rhydd

Posted on 30 October 2017 by Alex Norton

On 3 October, the critically acclaimed Gair Rhydd celebrated its 45th birthday. Cardiff University’s student newspaper came into being in 1972; nearly half a century on, and with more than a 1000 issues under its belt, it is more widely read than ever.
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Cardiff’s summer of sport

Posted on 24 August 2017 by Alex Norton

It’s been a spectacular sporting summer for students and alumni alike, with Cardiff represented across a range of disciplines. Rugby Union was the source of great success – not least in the form of Sam Warburton (Hon 2015) leading the British & Irish Lions to a historic 1-1 draw in a high-stakes series in New
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