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Turning back time

Posted on 30 September 2019 by Alumni team

Did you know that when the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire was founded in 1884, it only had 102 full time students? It’s been an incredible journey since – and with the University’s archives now being digitised, we’ve picked out some highlights.
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Nia and Douglas raise a glass outside Wahaca's Cardiff restaurant

Game Changers: Nia Jones (Environmental Geography 2016-) and Douglas Lewns (Environmental Geography 2017-) – The No Straw Stand

Posted on 20 December 2018 by Alumni team

Nia Jones (Environmental Geography 2016-) and Douglas Lewns (Environmental Geography 2017-are students at Cardiff’s School of Earth and Ocean Sciences and founders of The No Straw Stand – a campaign to get companies to stop using plastic straws. This year, Nia will serve as Ethical & Environmental Officer at Cardiff University Students’ Union.
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