My Journey into Medicine

Posted on 14 April 2020 by Ellen

Hi everyone! I am a 2nd year medic and this is my first time blogging! I want to use this platform to inspire and provide guidance to applying to Medicine. I intend to achieve this through my series of blogs called “Medic Tips”, where I will be blogging on different parts of the process highlighted
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An Insight into Quench

Posted on 6 August 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Quench is an award-winning student-based magazine, offering a comprehensive guide to Cardiff life and culture. Founded in 2007, Quench has collected six awards for best student magazine over the years and publishes five magazines a year. The magazine has a multitude of sections: Features, Column, Culture, Film and Tv, Music, Literature, Fashion, Travel, Food and
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What to do with your leftover food at University

Posted on 5 August 2020 by Jess

Whilst being at University, there have been many times when I’ve opened my kitchen cupboards to realise I have so much leftover food. Before my budgeting skills got better at university, I had always just chucked my leftover food. However, during COVID-19, I have ensured I have used every bit of leftover food I have
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Personal Statement: Applying for a Journalism/Media Degree

Posted on 28 July 2020 by Ellie

A question I am frequently asked is what exactly you should write on your personal statement when applying for a journalism/media course. Putting together a great statement can be a pretty stressful task as it is difficult to gage what exactly universities are looking for. However, all graduates have been through it and there is
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What’s it like to be in a society at uni?

Posted on 7 July 2020 by Ellen

Firstly, I’d like to start by clearing up a common misconception – yes, medics do have time to socialise and get involved in societies! Although our timetables can get hectic at times, every Wednesday afternoon is free in Year 1 – 3, with society events on weeknights. It is so important for your work-life balance
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An Insight into the Gair Rhydd

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

The Gair Rhydd is the official student newspaper at Cardiff University and has won numerous awards for its journalism. It is available printed in the student union and online on their website. It offers the opportunity to students to hone their journalism skills and gain invaluable experience in their chosen journalism sector. Gair Rhydd boasts
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Tips when tackling a Dissertation proposal

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Tips when doing an English Literature dissertation proposal In third year, English literature students get the opportunity to do a dissertation. Unlike many universities, this is an optional equivalent to a module, meaning that if you do not wish to do a dissertation you don’t have to. You can pick an extra module instead. A
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Cardiff Student Memories

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

It’s the end of the academic year and for some it’s also the end of university. Reminiscing about their time at Cardiff University, some students share their favourite experience at university. Joe – 2nd year – Geology Undergraduate Going to university meant gaining independence: the freedom to explore a new city, create new routines and
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