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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Growing success for Cardiff graduate

Posted on 4 October 2017 by Susie Bailey

A graduate who invented a hydroponic growing system for agriculture will compete in this week’s NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Adam Dixon (BEng 2016), has been shortlisted for ‘Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year’ in the Cardiff final on 4 October. The former Cardiff University engineering student is bringing to market Phytoponics – a revolutionary patent-pending
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Freshers’ Week – a look back

Posted on 28 September 2017 by Susie Bailey

Enrolment Week (colloquially and infinitely better known as Freshers’ Week) has been a fixture of University life for generations; a sleepless seven day period during which thousands of new entrants absorb the habits and rituals of the student. For many leaving home for the first time, Freshers’ Week is a rite of passage – albeit
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