Class of 2014

Spotlight on: George Sale

Posted on 28th July 2014 by

  “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 25th July 2014 by

“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 25th July 2014 by

“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 24th July 2014 by

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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A Taste of Television

Posted on 17th July 2014 by

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
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A Taste of Europe

Posted on 16th July 2014 by

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
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Graduate’s future goes nuclear

Posted on 14th July 2014 by

Getting the chance to shape the design of the next generation of nuclear submarines is set to be an average day’s work for Physics and Astronomy postgraduate, Chris Reynolds. Chris is one of only a handful of students to be accepted onto the highly competitive Nuclear Graduate Scheme. The scheme is run by a group
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A Taste of Law

Posted on 14th July 2014 by

Victoria Northedge will graduate on Thursday with a 2:1 in Law and French. Following this, she will embark upon LPC at Cardiff University with the ultimate aim of becoming a solicitor. Here, she explains how one the schemes offered by Cardiff University has helped her prepare for the future. It goes without saying that graduates
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Spotlight on: Phil Anderson

Posted on 13th July 2014 by

“People often ask me how I managed to do everything alongside my degree, but if you enjoy doing what you do, then you make time to fit it in.” Today we’re chatting to Phil, who’s graduating with a First in Criminology and Sociology.  Why did you choose to study social sciences? I find people fascinating.
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Award winning graduate sets his sights on academic career

Posted on 12th July 2014 by

Thomas Lemon celebrates becoming a doctor this week, hot-on-the-heels of what has been an award winning undergraduate career for the aspiring academic.  Not content with juggling the demands of a full-time medical degree Thomas, or Dr Lemon, has got used to picking- up national awards for his research and teaching efforts. Recently, Thomas was selected
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