Why University?

PART 3: What’s it like on placement?

Posted on 21 March 2020 by Ellen

I’d thought it’d be interesting if I shared a bit more on what you get to do on placement, which you do once a week when CBL teaching starts. It’s been one of the most favourite parts of the curriculum, because it starts to develop your clinical side early on! So where do you go
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PART 2: What’s it like doing CBL?

Posted on 20 March 2020 by Ellen

So last blog, we talked about how PCS (the first term) was so important to build the foundations for CBL = case based learning. This blog, I will talk about how it works and share some more quotes about it! So how is CBL organised? CBL is spread over Year 1 & 2 with 17
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PART 1: What’s it like in the first term?

Posted on 19 March 2020 by Ellen

So let’s get started! Firstly, I’ll talk about the very first week, which like all other courses, is the induction week! Then, I’ll jump into some details about PCS (Platform for Clinical Sciences) in FAQ style. Happy reading! So what happens in the induction week? Throwback to my very first day – Medsoc organised a
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School/College vs University

Posted on 5 February 2019 by Ellie

Going to university is for many, the first major decision people make in their lives these days. Of course, university isn’t the sole road to success and no-one should feel like they have to go. However, the experience has too many benefits to name and is a time where you really do (cliché imminent) find
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My Experience of University Life So Far

Posted on 30 January 2019 by Katie

Everyone’s first semester at university is bound to be different. It’s a major step up from high school or college – bringing new friends, new places and new experiences. My experience has been a mix of both positive times and challenges which I had already anticipated before starting. After an interview with The Seren Network
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Languages for All!

Posted on 24 January 2019 by Gee

Okay, so today I am going to discuss something that Cardiff University offers that I did not know until third year, which thankfully was not too late! Cardiff Universities modern school of languages offers all students FREE language courses alongside your studies. It does not matter what degree you’re are studying, you are still eligible
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Why I chose Cardiff

Posted on 10 August 2018 by Barbara

The city is beautiful. I visited Cardiff when I was 15 in December and found the Christmas atmosphere captivating. The Winter Wonderland and city centre stalls make you feel cheerful. On a long-term basis, the city has many large parks, a castle, river, bay, many shops and restaurants as well as fantastic cinemas scattered throughout
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My Results Day Experience

Posted on 5 August 2018 by Gee

Results Day is less than two weeks away and I can imagine that the nerves are truly beginning to settle in – except those lucky people with unconditional offers! My results day was two years go and I can still remember the experience like it was yesterday. There is no way to describe the nerves
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Student Life Vlogs – Picking a University

Posted on 27 June 2018 by Dan

Hello! Welcome to my third Vlog. In this episode I talk about why I chose Cardiff for my course and some of the things you should consider when picking a university. Enjoy! If you haven’t already please see my first Vlog here as I introduce myself and what I’m doing! As always feel free to
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Student Life Vlogs – Choosing a Course

Posted on 6 June 2018 by Dan

Hello again! Welcome to my second Vlog. In this episode I will talk about how and why I chose Electrical and Electronic Engineering as a degree and what you should consider when picking a course. If you haven’t already please see my first Vlog here as I introduce myself and what I’m doing! As always
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