Zoe

Zoe

A 21 year old Biomedical Science student


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Scenic Places to visit around Cardiff

Posted on 18 November 2020 by Zoe

Cardiff city centre itself is full of so many gems, from Bute Park to Alexandra Gardens, there are so many gorgeous places to visit. During your time here at Cardiff University, take some time to venture out and explore the surrounding area too. The transport network in the area is great, with regular trains and buses, you can
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Getting Involved at University whilst Remote Studying

Posted on 9 October 2020 by Zoe

The social aspect is one of the best things about going to university, but with a pandemic still amongst us, this academic year is going to look very different. Lectures are being taught online where they can, and small group teaching is happening on campus. It can be a very isolating time for most students; however, you
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Working from Home

Posted on 9 September 2020 by Zoe

Working from home is something most of us hadn’t really experienced before COVID-19. However, with lectures starting to be taught through Zoom, and remote working becoming the new norm for a lot of people, it can be an overwhelming situation. Here are a few tips you can take on board to manage the situation!  Plan  At the
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5 Tips to Stay Motivated

Posted on 15 June 2020 by Zoe

5 Tips to Stay Motivated  With the end of semester being so near, keeping ourselves motivated can be quite the challenge. Here are 5 tips to keep you going!  Establish Your Why  Having a motive or an end goal really helps when it comes to studying. Think about why you’re doing what you’re doing, where it’s going to get you, and establish your why.   In order to achieve
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Cardiff Award – what is it, how do you get it, why is it worth it?

Posted on 21 May 2020 by Zoe

What is it?  The Cardiff Award is a structured award that offers recognition for your extracurricular activities, work experience and personal development. It aims to prepare students for the graduate recruitment process through a series of activities and tasks which can be accessed through your career journey account.   How do you get it?  Signing up to
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Preparing for Online Assessments

Posted on 27 April 2020 by Zoe

Given the current circumstances, the majority of us will now undertake online exams and assessments in place of our usual face-to-face exams. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for these. Structure Your Days With there being no real routine or structure to our days recently, it’s important to try and create some
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My Experience as a Student Mentor

Posted on 26 February 2020 by Zoe

Starting university can be daunting for many reasons, but the Student Mentor scheme aims to ease this transition by assigning students with a student mentor. A student mentor is there to offer their mentees insider tips and support, answer questions, give advice and signpost mentees to the correct services.  When I started university, I was someone who had so many questions, so having a
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Finding a Placement Year

Posted on 10 February 2020 by Zoe

A placement year, often known as a sandwich year, provides students with the opportunity to spend 9-12 months working within their chosen industry, gaining valuable skills and experience which will enhance their CV.   It’s an opportunity which should be taken advantage of, however, finding and applying for a placement can be challenging.   Research  Carrying out your research is important so you know exactly what sort of placement you’re looking for, and what
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How to Revise Effectively

Posted on 29 January 2020 by Zoe

Revision can be so stressful, no matter how early we start. I’m going to share a few tips which you can hopefully take on board to make your revision as effective as possible!  Planning  Having a calendar or diary and planning what you do with your time is important in order to prevent wasting time procrastinating.  Start
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