Cardiff Award

As we head towards the end of another year…. by Cardiff Award Manager, Leah Doherty

Posted on 16 April 2018 by Amy

A message from Cardiff Award Manager, Leah Doherty……. It’s hard to believe we are coming to the end of another Cardiff Award programme. Yet again the programme has exceeded expectations and our outgoing cohort of students are our highest achievers yet, with over 300 students completing the programme and we have over 540 currently working through
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Become a Student Mentor!

Posted on 2 February 2018 by Amy

Lucy Ghent, a Student Mentor and Cardiff Award student talks about her experience of being a mentor and how it’s a great role to do alongside your Cardiff Award as part of your extra-curricular hours ……….. In today’s competitive job markets, students need to be able to demonstrate to employers that they have transferable employability skills, such
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Cardiff Award and Languages for All; the best duo since Nick Frost and Simon Pegg… by Megan Tomlinson

Posted on 28 November 2017 by Amy

Law and French student, Megan,  explains how getting involved in the Cardiff Award and Languages for All benefitted her…… From within the Cardiff University bubble of SU Wednesdays, orange VKs and outrageous fancy dress, the world of employment feels like a whole different, far more adult, world. And yet, as vacation scheme deadlines loom and
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Meet the Work Experience Team

Posted on 24 November 2017 by Amy

Employers are seeking graduates who have gained meaningful work experience during their academic studies. Cardiff University recognises this as a high-priority and students should too. Gaining relevant work experience and employability skills should be high on students’ agendas and we have a whole department of services dedicated to this. One section of this department is
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What does the Cardiff Award involve? By Sophie Manners

Posted on 6 November 2017 by Amy

Final year student, Sophie, shares her experience of The Cardiff Award… What is it? The Cardiff Award is structured extra-curricular employability programme which enables students to gain experience and reflect on their skills and attributes. With a focus on professionalism and employability, the programme offers workshops and masterclasses, the chance to practice a recruitment experience relevant to your career as well as
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