Month: November 2013

Opportunity knocks: why The Cardiff Award is ideal for first years. Post by Christina Cunliffe

Posted on 27 November 2013 by Kathryn Foot

As a final year humanities student, who has the dawning prospect of graduation over their head, I believe I am the perfect person to persuade first years to take up the challenge of the Cardiff Award. Anyone that knows of the Cardiff Award understands that the benefits are unquestionable. An employability award that recognises extra-curricular activities
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The Cardiff Award: An international student’s perspective. Post by Jennifer Cheng.

Posted on 11 November 2013 by Kathryn Foot

Jennifer is a final year international student, studying Sociology and Criminology.  She completed the Award in 2012-2013. In my first year, I didn’t join any societies, nor did I do any volunteer work because I was new to the university and wasn’t sure of what I could do. I concentrated on my studies and thought
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