Hannah

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Tips for Getting the most out of Work Experience

Posted on 5 June 2017 by Hannah

Work experience, though a great thing to put on your CV, is much more than that. It can help you to learn valuable skills and can prepare you for the working world. Here are my top tips for getting the most out of your time on placement: 1. First impressions First impressions do count and
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How to get Summer Marketing/PR work placements

Posted on 16 May 2017 by Hannah

Though you’re probably ready for a break, the summer holidays can be the perfect time to get some work experience in. Here’s how I went about it…  Doing an Arts course, you’ll be told often that it’s not enough to simply graduate with a degree alone. Work experience is increasingly important and can teach you
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Languages for All

Posted on 28 April 2017 by Hannah

Looking back at my time at University, something I’m really glad that I tried out is a Languages For All course. Languages for All runs alongside your main studies and offers students a choice of languages to study with a variety of flexible study options. You can sign up to these via Sims and Languages For All offer a
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Top tips for saving money on travel

Posted on 25 April 2017 by Hannah

I travel to and from university by train. It can be a nightmare carrying all of my bags with me and trying to get them to fit in the luggage racks, but I try and make travelling less of a pain by saving money on transport. Here’s my top tips. Travel by train: Book as
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Don’t stress: ways to beat University stress

Posted on 31 March 2017 by Hannah

  A 2013 survey by Nightline found that 65% of students feel stressed – and it’s so easy to believe this number is low when you’re surrounded by university friends all feeling the pressure around exam season. Us students have a lot on our plate: part-time jobs, money worries, assessments coming up… trying to manage
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I’ve completed the Cardiff Award!

Posted on 6 March 2017 by Hannah

It’s done… just over a year after starting it, I’ve completed the Cardiff Award! Scarily enough, it doesn’t seem like a year ago when I first went along to the induction, but five workshops and 270+ extra-curricular hours later… I’ve finished! The Cardiff Award is Cardiff Uni’s employability award, and it’s something I’d really suggest
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Joint honours degrees. What are they all about?

Posted on 11 February 2017 by Hannah

Double the trouble or twice as nice? Here’s the low-down on my joint honours experience.  For as long as I can remember thinking about going to university, I’d wanted to study English Literature. However, having taken on media studies for four years throughout my GCSEs and A-Levels, I found another subject that I enjoyed studying
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