Allie Lawson

Allie Lawson

Allie Lawson is our graduation reporter. You can find her over on Twitter @CUGradReporter


Latest posts

Goodbye from me!

Posted on 1 August 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
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Honorary Fellows: Tony Woodcock

Posted on 31 July 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
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Alumni interview: Julian Gould-Williams

Posted on 28 July 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
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Spotlight on: George Sale

Posted on 28 July 2014 by Allie Lawson

  “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
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Spotlight on: Marianna Griffiths

Posted on 25 July 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
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Spotlight on: David Owens

Posted on 25 July 2014 by Allie Lawson

“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?
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Graduates gear up for volunteering challenge

Posted on 24 July 2014 by Allie Lawson

Meet David and Elliot, two graduates who are gearing up for a 10,000 mile, fifty week long, volunteering challenge. Not content with landing their degrees, two intrepid Cardiff graduates are gearing up for an audacious bid to visit and volunteer in all fifty European countries over the next fifty weeks.Theology graduate David Owen and History
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Alumni interview: Chris Jones

Posted on 24 July 2014 by Allie Lawson

“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?
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Alumni Volunteering at Cardiff University

Posted on 15 July 2014 by Allie Lawson

Volunteers are an important part of life at Cardiff University. Whether through mentoring, delivering talks to students, offering work placements or promoting the University on a national and international platform, alumni volunteers continue to be a vital element of University life, providing their time and expertise to support the employability of thousands of students and helping the University
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You’ve graduated, where will you be in 6 months’ time?

Posted on 15 July 2014 by Allie Lawson

After this year you and your fellow graduates will be sent a survey and asked to provide information on what you are doing 6 months after graduation. The Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) Survey helps to determine general employment and study outcomes from higher education courses. Please take this opportunity to support Cardiff
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