Budgeting While Abroad

Posted on 11 Mehefin 2019 by Ellie

Cardiff offers a variety of opportunities to go abroad through its Global Opportunities department. Anything from volunteering in rural Nepal, sports coaching on a remote Fijian island or studying halfway across the world – any of this can become a reality during your time at University. Check out the Global Opps page to find out
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Internship Summer Plans

Posted on 11 Mehefin 2019 by Ellie

As the end of term draws to a close for the year, it is time to start thinking about this year’s summer plans! Last year I spent my long break across the other side of the world volunteering in Fiji which you can read all about here However, this year I am definitely starting to
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How to stay productive this Easter?

Posted on 2 Ebrill 2019 by Gee

Easter holidays are just a week and a half away and although I am really excited and ready for a break, it is important to still remain productive over the month of April. For University students, on the other side of April and Easter is exam season. Although this is exciting and marks the end
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Applying for Student Finance

Posted on 24 Mawrth 2019 by Gee

It is the time of year where students starting University in September need to start thinking about confirming their places and sorting out their student finance! First and foremost, you should finalize your first choice University and your insurance choice. For more advice about which University to attend and which course to take, please follow
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How to be professional on social media

Posted on 21 Mawrth 2019 by Hannah

Social media is now well and truly part of our everyday lives. I am on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat and Instagram. Of course, I primarily use these to connect with friends and to share things about my day, but since I’ve been at University (studying for a Journalism and Media degree) I’ve thought often about
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What you might not think about taking to uni…

Posted on 21 Mawrth 2019 by Hannah

There are countless – and endless – lists online advising you on what is best to take to university when you’re leaving home for the first time. I don’t want to state the obvious – I’m sure you’ve thought about taking your clothes, shoes, etc. and that’s why I’ve made a list of the things
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How to decide on Courses and Universities

Posted on 19 Mawrth 2019 by Gee

In a couple of weeks, I will have finished my three-year degree at Cardiff University. Suddenly, I find myself in a position where I need to decide where to do my master’s degree. Choosing a University and a course was hard the first time around and now I have to do it all over again!
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Money, money, money!

Posted on 19 Mawrth 2019 by Phoebe

You’ll realise very quickly that money is a big talking point at Uni. It is a slightly different experience coming from Guernsey, as you don’t get student finance and most Uni’s charge slightly higher tuition fees. This can often put Channel Island students in a harder situation, with many students deciding they need to work
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Why Cardiff?

Posted on 11 Mawrth 2019 by Phoebe

When in my first year of sixth form, we had lots of talks about what to do next, how to find your perfect university and were encouraged to look round as many as possible. Coming from Guernsey, choosing a Uni seemed like quite a big decision as I knew I would not come home for
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