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



Alumni interview: Chris Jones

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“Cardiff University is an amazing place to work. The people make this place. If you get a chance, try and give something back – however small.”   Chris Jones is an alumni of Cardiff University, and he now works in Public Relations.    Hi Chris! Why did you choose to study Politics at Cardiff University? Read moreabout Alumni interview: Chris Jones


A Taste of Television

Posted on July 17, 2014 by Lauren Williams

Louise Collings graduated today with a 2:1 in Law and French. She is now the Magistrates Courts Act Officer for Warwickshire Police. Here, she explains how becoming a member of Cardiff Union TV allowed her to experience life outside of her comfort zone. Going into the final year of University, the prospect of taking my last Read moreabout A Taste of Television


A Taste of Europe

Posted on July 16, 2014 by Lauren Williams

Rachel Lee graduates today with a 2:1 in French and Italian. She is hoping to continue her studies with an MA in Translation. Katie Wilson also graduates today with a 2:1 in Spanish and Italian. She will be moving to Spain in September to work at the Universidad de Castilla La Mancha. Here, they each Read moreabout A Taste of Europe