Advice for Students

How to save for an experience abroad

Posted on 7 Awst 2019 by Ellie

Whether you are going on a study abroad placement or a summer volunteering programme, it is always difficult to save up for them. All world-wide adventures, no matter where you go or what you do, require money and sadly, this does not grow on trees. Luckily, there are plenty of websites and apps that can
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7 Tips for Clearing

Posted on 1 Awst 2019 by Ayten

It has been about a year now since I went through the most stressful day of my life, results day. I remember waking up at 8am and seeing the email from my first-choice university giving me the dreadful news that I didn’t get in. I did not have a second choice, so I knew I
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Cardiff Award

Posted on 24 Gorffennaf 2019 by Ellie

Cardiff has a whole host of departments that offer fantastic opportunities for its students. The Cardiff Award is just one of these and is something that I only just signed up to in the last few months. What is it? Essentially, the Cardiff Award is an award that champions extra-curricular activity and experience outside of
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Moving out of my student accommodation!

Posted on 30 Mehefin 2019 by Gee

Between May and June is when University students start to finish their exams and start to think about moving out! Some students tend to stay in the same accommodation from second year onwards, but if like me you want to move to a new property or you’re moving back then you need to start thinking
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Why I chose to stay at Cardiff for my Masters

Posted on 28 Mehefin 2019 by Gee

I have finally finished my Undergraduate degree in Journalism and Communications and I am currently awaiting my graduation ceremony, which will be in three weeks! I am so excited and relieved and cannot wait to start the next step in my education. I have decided to do a Masters before joining the world of work
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Student 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 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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