Alumni

News, information and advice from Cardiff University Alumni who graduated from the Award in years gone by and are keen to help Cardiff’s students and graduates.


Students’ Union President Sophie Timbers on her Cardiff Award experience

Posted on 10 November 2016 by Leah Doherty

We asked Cardiff Award alumni and Students’ Union President Sophie why she joined the Award as a student, the benefits she gained from completing the programme and any advice she has for student’s thinking about applying. Why did you complete the Cardiff Award? I signed up to do the Cardiff Award during my final year at
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Facing your fears; the value of practicing presentations. A blog by Award alumni Gwenan.

Posted on 21 October 2016 by Leah Doherty

Scared of getting up in front of people and presenting? Think you can get through life without doing any public speaking? You’ll be in for a big shock once you start your career! Hi, my name’s Gwenan, and I completed the Cardiff Award during my second year at Cardiff University. Following completing the award I
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“I really can’t recommend it enough” – alumni Marc Falconer explains some key benefits of The Cardiff Award

Posted on 11 February 2016 by Wendy Blyth

February is the last month that students can apply for The Cardiff Award. We’ve already received around 200 applications for this year’s employability award programme, but there are still a few spaces left! There’s a lot to gain through the Award, no matter what your degree subject is. The programme will help improve your self
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Why employability matters, and how the Award helps: post by Eloise Brian (EY Associate)

Posted on 25 January 2016 by Wendy Blyth

This week, The Cardiff Award team will be holding Introductory Talks at the Internship, Work Experience and Vounteering Week located in the Students’ Union. These talks are a great opportunity for students to find out more about the Award, meet the team and ask any questions. To give some further insight about the Award, we
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Adam Dixon, his IBM experience (and what an experience!)

Posted on 14 July 2015 by Kathryn Foot

This post is written to document my experience winning the 2015 IBM Consulting Experience at Hursley and also highlight professional insights gained, to help you, the Cardiff University student, who could be studying anything from history to philosophy to medicine. About me: I am a 3rd year engineering student who didn’t even think of applying
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Guest Blogger: Past Award student, Barney Willis, Vice President, Societies and Campaigns.

Posted on 26 January 2015 by Kathryn Foot

Hi all, Kath (Award Manager) here.  This week’s guest blogger is none other than our very own Barney Willis, Vice President, Societies and Campaigns.  I first heard of Barney 2 years ago when he ran a very close campaign against Elliot (the Students’ Union President)  for the very role he is in now.  It was
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