Month: September 2013

The Cardiff Award: a view from a Politics graduate. Post by Natasha Siddiqi

Posted on 11 September 2013 by Kathryn Foot

Natasha is a recent Politics graduate who completed the Cardiff Award in 2012/2013. She now work as an Assistant Tax Advisor for EY. It has become very clear that employers place a high value on skills such as leadership, commercial awareness, teamwork and self-management, making proven extra-curricular activities and work experience really important. That’s where
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Why “stumbling” upon the Cardiff Award was so worthwhile! Post by Natalie Crawford

Posted on 3 September 2013 by Kathryn Foot

Natalie graduated in 2014 with a degree in Computer Science.  She completed the Award in 2011-2012.  During the summer of 2012 Natalie gained a summer placement at IBM. In October 2012 she became an Award mentor.   As a result of her hard work in this role she was nominated for and became the Welsh winner
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The Cardiff Award and me. Reflections of a humanities graduate – Post by Helen Cameron

Posted on 3 September 2013 by Kathryn Foot

Helen completed the Cardiff Award in the pilot scheme in 2011 and graduated in 2013 with a degree in English Language and Communication.  She has successfully gained employment with a successful large PR agency. My final year crept upon me, and graduate schemes, jobs and applications were at the tip of everyone’s tongues. However, this
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Has The Cardiff Award developed my skills? A reflection on my experience – Post by Laura Pollock

Posted on 3 September 2013 by Kathryn Foot

Laura completed the Cardiff Award in 2012-2013, she is studying Psychology and is currently on her placement year.  She will be graduating in the summer of 2015. In March of 2012 I decided to apply for the Cardiff Award and it’s safe to say I’m very pleased I did.  We all appreciate that having a
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I’m a scientist not a business student! Will the Cardiff Award really help me? Post by Emma Evans

Posted on 3 September 2013 by Kathryn Foot

Hi, my name is Emma and I am a final year student studying Marine Geoscience. I like going to the beach and enjoy spending time with my family and pets in Somerset, including my six alpacas. I also love scuba diving and like to spend my free time with Cardiff University Sub Aqua Club (CUSAC)
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