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A stressy rant from a final year flop

Posted on 25 November 2016 by Aarifa

Ehehehehe *nervous laughter* I have delayed this for so long. Truth be told, I don’t know where to begin. It is my fifth and final year at Cardiff University and the thought of leaving this happy bubble of existence for the real world absolutely terrifies me. To my core I am petrified. If I am
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Rainy Day Rant

Posted on 7 February 2016 by Aarifa

I want to turn myself into a sushi roll. I want to find every single blanket in this house, lay them on the floor and log roll myself away so only my ugly socks are showing. Yes. It is an ugly sock day. That is how dire the situation is right now. I THINK I
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Fourth year beginnings.

Posted on 16 September 2015 by Aarifa

Hello blank word document that I have been staring at for 9 months. I could have had a baby in the amount of time it has taken me to blog. I could have popped out quintuplets and received gift vouchers from Toys R Us for my amazing overactive womb. If I was magical I could
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Life tips for the soon-to-be freshers

Posted on 16 February 2015 by Aarifa

Some of you reading this may be newbies, cute little GCSE/A-level students wondering where to go next. Others may be post-grads, already with a head full of knowledge but buzzing for your next learning fix. Some of you may be adventurous “GAAP YAH” or international students desperate for a new place to explore and a
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Summer in Wales

Posted on 25 August 2014 by Aarifa

‘ello there! Long-time no speak?! How ya’ll doing? Firstly megatron congrats for those who got their uni offers and are coming to joinnn meeehh in good old Caerdydd…land of the Welsh! Bring yee wellies lassies ‘cause you’re in for a puddle filled adventure! Filled with the awesomeness of dee Cardiff waters and the fields of
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Day Trip to Oakwood and City Road Food Rampage

Posted on 17 July 2014 by Aarifa

Wanna know the best thing about Cardiff? City Road. Wanna know the worst thing about Cardiff? City Road. You will get fat…and you will like it. Not like “Oh look at my cute little food baby” fat… I’m talking discovering-my-long-lost-twin-and-endeavouring-to-ingest-her-so-now-my-BMI-has-doubled-and-I’m-a-chubba-monster…fat. Excuse the implied cannibalism and let me explain. So Cardiff is pretty multicultural. It’s a
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The final weeks of second year

Posted on 30 June 2014 by Aarifa

So its summer, the sun is shining, the skies are blueeeee and everyone is freee from university! Ah who am I kidding? I’m a dental student. We don’t finish until end of July. END OF JULY. What is this cruelty they inflict upon us?! And we’re in Wales so blue skies are like raining watermelons.
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Summertime in Cardiff

Posted on 23 June 2014 by Aarifa

*Random opening monologue* I blew up my laptop. It went boom. I was sad. So now I’m writing this in the library. Whilst eating cashews. Cashew rave. I am sad. To clarify my mental stability, I did not intentionally make my laptop go KABOOMBOOM. I was sat there watching a random llama video when my arm decided
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Second year projects and a wee bit of motivation!

Posted on 31 May 2014 by Aarifa

Second year is yummy. It’s been hard, there are plenty of things I have struggled at, but in terms of subject-passion and enjoyment… this year has definitely been interesting!! I’ve spoken a lot about second year in my previous blogs and there is much more clinical based learning in comparison to first year, but one
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