Advice for Students

Tips when tackling a Dissertation proposal

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Tips when doing an English Literature dissertation proposal In third year, English literature students get the opportunity to do a dissertation. Unlike many universities, this is an optional equivalent to a module, meaning that if you do not wish to do a dissertation you don’t have to. You can pick an extra module instead. A
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Cardiff Student Memories

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

It’s the end of the academic year and for some it’s also the end of university. Reminiscing about their time at Cardiff University, some students share their favourite experience at university. Joe – 2nd year – Geology Undergraduate Going to university meant gaining independence: the freedom to explore a new city, create new routines and
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Boosting Your Employability

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Boosting Your Employability While Studying at Cardiff University You are at Cardiff university, congratulations. You are studying to get a degree that you hope will get you a job. With so many graduates competing for the same job, working on your employability is essential. There are many ways to do this and Cardiff University has
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What to Look for when Choosing a Student House

Posted on 26 June 2020 by Henry Liggins

Living in a student house a rite of passage that many people look forward to. A sign of independence, responsibility and an insight into adult life, for many students, university is the first time that they will living in private accommodation with people that they choose. But it can also be quite daunting, especially with
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Make the most of your time at home!

Posted on 18 June 2020 by Ellen

Thought it would be a good time to share some advice on how to make the most of your time at home to prepare for your medicine application during COVID-19! Hopefully, you should have already seen the guidance from the Medical Schools Council on gaining relevant experience. This contains some fantastic resources, so be sure
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Support available on my course

Posted on 15 June 2020 by Jess

During my course I have received different types of support and wanted to make prospective students aware of these.  At the start of my course, I was allocated a personal tutor. My personal tutor is someone I can email for support if needed and even to meet him/her for a meeting. I have found my
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12 Ways to Prepare for University over the Summer

Posted on 29 May 2020 by Ellie

So you’ve done it. You have secured a place at your university of choice, and after all that hard work, it is time to start thinking about the next phase of your life. There are many ways to use that glorious summer before university, and here are just a few to get you ready. Learn
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Managing Online Lectures

Posted on 28 May 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Thanks to Covid-19 and the government enforced lockdown, university systems and how lectures are delivered have been impacted in universities up and down the country. For many, this has meant online lectures, and it’s likely that some lectures may still be online for the 2020/21 year starting in September. While online lectures are certainly different, they really
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Top 10 Tips to Stay Productive at Home

Posted on 28 May 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Covid-19 has turned our lives upside down, altered our way of life and created many obstacles – one of which is studying at home.  Some of you may have brothers and sisters who make it difficult to stay focused and stay on task. You may find it hard to motivate yourself as it doesn’t feel like ‘real work’ since you’re not
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