I have to walk through first year halls to get to my flat, and I had a bit of a weird nostalgic moment last night. As I was walking down the path, littered with playing cards presumably from drinking games, and hearing a truly awful group performance of Bleeding Love coming from one of the Read more
I’m currently in the process of applying for a PhD (eek!), so I thought I would give you guys some things I wish I had known a few months ago. 1. You do not need a Masters. I was under the impression that I needed a Masters to even be considered for a PhD, this is Read more
I know I post something like this pretty much every Semester…BUT it is a good way of reminding myself, and everybody else to do these things. It is very easy to forget very basic stuff when you’re in the last year of your degree. I also like to tell myself I have learnt and grown Read more
First of all I just wanted to say well done to all of you who got what you wanted on results day! As I am now a couple of weeks away from moving back to Cardiff myself, I thought I would run through a quick list of things that you shouldn’t forget (because I totally Read more
When I moved to Cardiff for my first year of University, it was a massive change for me. I moved 5 hours across the country, from York, which is pretty small, to Cardiff, the capital of Wales. I was terrified that I wouldn’t know my way around, or that there would be too much going Read more
There are quite a few benefits that come with being a student. Ignoring the obvious stuff like getting to learn about something you love, more freedom, and meeting a lot of new people, there are a lot of other perks. I’m going to give you guys my top seven money saving student perks. These might Read more
As we all unfortunately know, University is very much about somehow trying to balance studying, with your social life, with societies, with sleeping, with exercising, with actually remembering to feed yourself…and so on. It’s important not to sacrifice anything so I thought I’d write a little list of tips for saving time. This might not Read more
I’m currently trying to save up some money so I don’t have to rush into anything after University. Hopefully if I save up a bit of money I can take a little bit of time deciding what I want to do, rather than panic and rush into something. I think watching what you’re eating is Read more
Sorry this is a bit of a short one today, I’m currently attempting to find somewhere else to finish my placement year at the moment, so I’m a little stressed! After my 3rd hour sat in exactly the same spot at the computer, I decided that I should probably give myself a break, and practice Read more
Hell guys! I thought I would do another post with some frequently asked questions about Cardiff University and placements. 1. Where can you go during placement year? I think I’ve answered this a couple of times already but I’ll try to give a few examples of some of my friends’ placements this time 🙂 You can Read more
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