Know your robes

Posted on 16 July 2018 by Jonathan Barnes

Graduation is the culmination of years of hard work, and the pageantry and processions rightly celebrate that. But just what is the significance of those robes? Why are some hoods different colours?
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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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What is an eisteddfod?

Posted on 29 June 2018 by Jonathan Barnes

An eisteddfod is a festival of literature, music and performance which celebrates the language and culture of Wales – and often a competitive event, with choirs, poets, singers, musicians and dancers performing in pursuit of prizes.
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Celebrating you

Posted on 28 June 2018 by Jonathan Barnes

“In life, we can be selfish in many ways,” writes entrepreneur Lyndon Wood. “We try not to be selfish by giving.” Lyndon’s message set the tone for Cardiff Day, a highlight of the University calendar where Cardiff donors, fundraisers and volunteers are invited to receive a heart-felt thank you and hear about the impact of their contributions. 
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