Cardiff’s Attractions

Posted on July 7, 2015 by Meaghan Crancher

For many students graduation will be a time when their families can celebrate their success and enjoy the wonderful Cardiff. If like me your family are staying for a few days you will be wondering what kind of things you can do to entertain everyone! Showing your family around the place that you have lived Read moreabout Cardiff’s Attractions


Alumni 2015 – Laura Hodges

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We interviewed Cardiff alumna Laura Hodges. She speaks about her experiences in Cardiff University and how grabbing every opportunity is vital for graduates to succeed! 1. Hello Laura, what did you study at Cardiff University? And why did you choose to study this? I studied Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff, I chose this course Read moreabout Alumni 2015 – Laura Hodges



Graduation Reporter 2015

Posted on by Meaghan Crancher

Hello guys, I’m Meaghan Crancher and I will be reporting during the build-up of graduation and throughout graduation week. Now, graduation is nearly upon us and I cannot believe I have hit this milestone. I remember when I was a child thinking that graduation was a million miles into the future. For me and for Read moreabout Graduation Reporter 2015


Goodbye from me!

Posted on August 1, 2014 by Allie Lawson

The time has come for me to say goodbye to you. Before we knew it, graduation has come and gone, and the realisation that we are actually graduates has finally started to sink in. This year’s been a whopper, with a fantastic group of honorary fellows, a week of lovely weather, and of course, hundreds Read moreabout Goodbye from me!


Honorary Fellows: Tony Woodcock

Posted on July 31, 2014 by Allie Lawson

Tony Woodcock became President of New England Conservatory in June 2007, following a career as an orchestra manager in both the UK and the United States. After graduating from Cardiff University in 1974 he began a career in arts management with positions at the Welsh Arts Council and South East Arts, returning to Cardiff in Read moreabout Honorary Fellows: Tony Woodcock


Alumni interview: Julian Gould-Williams

Posted on July 28, 2014 by Allie Lawson

“For those entering the job market, remember the skills you’ve learnt at university, and apply them to your work situation. Don’t forget them – use them!” Cardiff alumni Julian is now a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management in the Cardiff Business School.  Hi Julian! What did you study at Cardiff University? I did a BSc Read moreabout Alumni interview: Julian Gould-Williams


Spotlight on: George Sale

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“Cardiff enabled me to make the most of both work time and play time, and really find and realise the things that I enjoyed. I made a lot of new friends and had lots of new and fun experiences.” Meet George, School of Computer Science graduate and future Digital Forensic Officer in the police force. Read moreabout Spotlight on: George Sale


Spotlight on: Marianna Griffiths

Posted on July 25, 2014 by Allie Lawson

“Being involved with Student Volunteering Cardiff allowed me to meet some lovely people and it has been a vital part of helping me get my PGCE places.” Volunteer, sign language student, and Geography graduate Marianna is going on to do a PGCE. Hi Marianna! Why did you study Human Geography and Planning? I always loved geography Read moreabout Spotlight on: Marianna Griffiths


Spotlight on: David Owens

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“You can’t argue with having your Varsity hosted at the Millenium Stadium and the possibility of bumping into Dr Who on your walk to lectures.” Athlete and avid volunteer David Owens has just graduated in theology.  Hi David! Thanks for chatting to us, and congrats on your 2:1! Why did you choose to study Theology? Read moreabout Spotlight on: David Owens