Application Process

Roy Jenkins Halls Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Roy Jenkins halls are located in Cathays, meaning that it is super close to all of the independent shops on Albany road and is close to two supermarkets; it is also less than a mile away from cathays campus. To learn more about these halls, I interviewed Aisha.   What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?   My favourite thing was probably being in loop of the university community, especially first
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Personal Statement: Applying for a Journalism/Media Degree

Posted on 28 July 2020 by Ellie

A question I am frequently asked is what exactly you should write on your personal statement when applying for a journalism/media course. Putting together a great statement can be a pretty stressful task as it is difficult to gage what exactly universities are looking for. However, all graduates have been through it and there is
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My Journey into Medicine

Posted on 14 April 2020 by Ellen

Hi everyone! I’m Ellen – a 3rd year medic! I started this blog, “Medic Tips”, in Jan 2020 as a platform to provide guidance for applying to Medicine, supporting offer holders and information to give more insight into a life of a medic at Cardiff particularly as well. To find out more about me, check
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How to start your medicine personal statement

Posted on 12 April 2020 by Ellen

I just wanted to do a follow up blog from the overview so that I could share some tips and more about my approach to writing my personal statement. INVEST IN A NOTEBOOK This was my treasured notebook (only cost £1!) – I kept all my notes in it from UCAS talks, open day talks, useful reflections, as
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University Interview top tips!

Posted on 13 February 2019 by Oliver

Hello everyone! I remember A Levels well and what stood out to me was the UCAS application. It took so much time, and let’s not even mention the personal statement! Well sadly, some students have another hurdle they have to overcome…the dreaded interview! As a (lucky) survivor of university interviews, I thought I’d write a
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Applying to University – VLOG

Posted on 17 January 2019 by Gee

Welcome to the first video blog of three, talking about different aspects of University. In this video, I discuss why I decided to go to University, when I applied and offer some advice for people who are in that position now! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to leave them in the
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Coming to Cardiff Uni Through Clearing

Posted on 8 August 2018 by Elin

With results day not too far away, it has been nearly two years since I woke up on results day morning and cried my eyes out after finding out that I hadn’t made it into my first or second choice university. I initially presumed that I’d failed one of my A Levels and that day
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