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Martin Lewis (PgDip 1998)

Posted on 24 April 2017 by Susie Bailey

Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis OBE (PgDip 1998) did a postgrad diploma in broadcast journalism at JOMEC in 1997-8. In 2003 he set up MoneySavingExpert.com for £100. It soon became – and continues to be – the UK’s biggest consumer help website, with more than 14m monthly users.
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Professor Karen Holford (PhD 1987) on achievement, aspiration and becoming Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Posted on 29 March 2017 by Alex Norton

Having been appointed Pro-Vice Chancellor of the College of Physical Sciences & Engineering five years ago, Professor Holford is now undertaking her final week in the role. It is “business as usual”, she insists – her diary includes completing her Performance Development Reviews, interaction with the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), a presentation on
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Six Nations fever hits Cardiff

Posted on 23 February 2017 by Susie Bailey

Rugby in Wales is like a religion. As January draws to an end you can almost taste the anticipation in the air for the coming Six Nations tournament. When asked about a favourite memory of Cardiff, rugby is often an occasion that Cardiff alumni fondly remember. Dragons painted on cheeks, daffodil hats and singing along to
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Examined Life: Myles Hopper (BA 2010)

Posted on 21 November 2016 by Susie Bailey

Myles Hopper (BA 2010) is co-founder of Mindful Chef, a healthy food subscription company. I studied Ancient History at Cardiff University and absolutely loved it. Understanding and learning about different cultures and history is something that has always interested me. But what you study doesn’t have to define you. I’m now part of an exciting
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