Advice for Students

How to time manage during the holidays

Posted on 11 Ionawr 2021 by Jess

As we have just finished the Christmas break, I thought it might be useful to write a blog about time management during this holiday period.  I am in my 3rd and last year at university so there is a lot of work to complete throughout the year and I want to ensure I can manage
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Get ready for MMIs!

Posted on 9 Ionawr 2021 by Ellen

Firstly, if you are reading this with an invite to interview, congratulations! You have overcome the first big hurdle in your journey into medicine! This blog is going to tackle the type of interviews hosted at Cardiff – MMIs with some insight into how they will run virtually, advice for practising and on the day!
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Advice for first child students

Posted on 4 Rhagfyr 2020 by Jess

I was the first child in my family to go to university. I can remember feeling the pressure to get into university and do well as a ‘role model’ to my brother and sister. Being the first born also means you can’t take advice from older siblings on what to expect when studying a degree
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Bringing your car to Uni

Posted on 17 Tachwedd 2020 by Rowenna

Bringing your car up to Uni is a subject often entangled with anxiety and irritation at the lack of parking. This is your how to guide for having a car at Uni and making sure you make the most of it.   Tip 1  My first tip is to check with your estate agent and landlord
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Dealing with Burnout

Posted on 17 Tachwedd 2020 by Rowenna

It’s almost half way through the first term and, even without Covid rampaging and confusing everything, many students would be experiencing a certain level of burnout by now. Stress, anxiety, and depression are common in the student population. Navigating mental health while staying on top of your studies can be a task, but there are ways to get through it.  
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Study space ideas

Posted on 24 Hydref 2020 by Jess

I thought I would write about study space ideas, because especially during this time when most lectures are virtual, I find it important to have a study space I feel motivated to work in. Here are some study space ideas:  Wall Planner I have a big wall planner pinned up on my pinboard next to
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