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The running diaries #TeamCardiff 2017

Posted on 17th March 2017 by

Alex Norton (BA 2015) shares his latest musings on running, Morrissey and meeting his fellow #TeamCardiff runners in his latest running diary. In the form of this disclaimer, I give you fair warning that a gloomy paragraph or two lie ahead. But persist, dear reader, as I promise uplifting words ahead. For the aspiring runner,
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The running diaries – #TeamCardiff 2017

Posted on 23rd January 2017 by

Alex Norton (BA 2015) has joined #TeamCardiff for the 2017 Cardiff University/ Cardiff Half Marathon. In the 8 months leading up to the race he’ll be sharing his training highs and lows – currently the lows are winning but Alex is hoping a high is just around the next bend. “In deepest, darkest January, the prospect
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Peidong Yang (MPhil 2011)

Posted on 10th January 2017 by

Peidong Yang studied his MPhil (by Research) in Social Sciences, in conjunction with Seafarers International Research Centre, under Nippon Fellowship. Here, he shares some of his highlights. I chose Cardiff University because it offered a unique opportunity to pursue a research degree in the social sciences. Given my non-social science background at the undergraduate level,
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Examined Life: Myles Hopper (BA 2010)

Posted on 21st November 2016 by

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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Aberfan remembered

Posted on 18th November 2016 by

On 21 October 1966, a massive spoil-heap slid onto the mining village of Aberfan near Merthyr Tydfil, burying Pantglas Junior School in the valley below and killing 116 children and 28 adults. This tragic event changed the lives of many and the way mines and quarries were managed for the future. To commemorate the tragedy,
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Class of ’66 return to Cardiff’s School of Geography and Planning

Posted on 19th October 2016 by

Fifty years since the first class graduated from what was then ‘Town Planning Studies’ at the School of Architecture and Environment, the Class of ’66 returned to Cardiff  University for their gold reunion. The class were joined by both current students and staff from the School of Geography and planning and were eager to share stories and relive memories from their time
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