Nina Di Cara

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Alumni Profile: Lauren Matherick

Posted on 22 July 2016 by Nina Di Cara

Have a read of our latest alumni interview with Lauren Matherick, a Class of 2012 Law graduate! Hi Lauren! Why did you choose to study at Cardiff University? I chose Cardiff University for a number of reasons the top two being: Location; Cardiff is a beautiful city, it was far enough away from my family
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Alumni Profile: Ryan Marks

Posted on 20 July 2016 by Nina Di Cara

Our next Alumni Profile features Ryan Marks who is now a Research Associate at Cardiff University! Hi Ryan! Why did you choose to study at Cardiff University and what did you study? “I selected Cardiff for many reasons. I knew that I wanted to study Mechanical Engineering and Cardiff ranked highly for the subject in
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Alumni Profile: Professor Patricia Price

Posted on 18 July 2016 by Nina Di Cara

Welcome to the first of our Alumni Profiles, where we look at the successes and memories of Cardiff Alumni. Professor Price has been part of Cardiff University for many years, in many roles, most recently as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Student Experience and Academic Standards. Have a read of our interview with her below! Thank you
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Pathways Student Success!

Posted on 17 July 2016 by Nina Di Cara

This week 5 students from Cardiff’s Pathways scheme, which gives adult learners a route to study a degree, have graduated! Pathways is a series of schemes which enable adult learners to gain an entry route to a degree from Cardiff by basing teaching mainly on evenings and weekends and especially welcome those who have been
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Parting advice from Cardiff Careers!

Posted on 16 July 2016 by Nina Di Cara

Graduation Week 2016 is officially over, and no doubt the first question on everyone’s lips is “what’s your plan?”, “have you got a job?”, “what are you doing now then…?” For some students life after graduation is all sussed out, but for others questions like those strike fear into their hearts! Never fear though, we
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A Brief History of Graduation

Posted on 15 July 2016 by Nina Di Cara

Graduation is a funny process. You put on a robe and a big hat, you walk up onto a stage and shake a hand, you nod your head and suddenly… you’re a graduate! We wanted to have a quick look at where graduation came from and what the meaning behind it is. What are these
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Honorary Fellow: Nigel Owens MBE

Posted on 15 July 2016 by Nina Di Cara

Nigel Owens MBE is an international Rugby referee from Mynyddcerrig in Carmarthenshire. After spending time as a school technician and youth worker he became a referee in the early 2000s. Since then he has gone on to referee all over the world, including the Rugby World Cup final in 2015. On talking about how it felt to
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Honorary Fellow: Professor Emerita Dame Teresa Rees

Posted on 14 July 2016 by Nina Di Cara

Professor Emerita Dame Teresa Rees was made an Honorary Fellow of Cardiff University on Wednesday 13th July 2016. Her career has focussed on promoting gender equality and her research made important contributions to EU policy making, most recently with regard to women in science. As well as this Professor Rees was a Pro Vice-Chancellor of Cardiff
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Honorary Fellow: Dr Sarah Waters

Posted on 14 July 2016 by Nina Di Cara

Dr Sarah Waters is an acclaimed author from Wales whose first novel, Tipping the Velvet, was published in 1998 and won a Betty Trask Award. On Wednesday 13th July Dr Waters was made an Honorary Fellow of Cardiff University for her significant contribution to the arts. We spoke to Dr Sarah Waters just after she
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Graduate Profile: Tiffany Massey

Posted on 13 July 2016 by Nina Di Cara

Tiffany Massey is another one of this year’s Cardiff Grads who has been President of the Maths Society and C-Card Officer for the Cardiff University Sexual Health Awareness Group (SHAG). She is going on to do a Masters in the School of Maths and has told us a bit about her time as a Cardiff
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