Cardiff University Experiences

An Insight into the Gair Rhydd

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

The Gair Rhydd is the official student newspaper at Cardiff University and has won numerous awards for its journalism. It is available printed in the student union and online on their website. It offers the opportunity to students to hone their journalism skills and gain invaluable experience in their chosen journalism sector. Gair Rhydd boasts
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Wales’ Natural Wonders: Walks in and around Cardiff

Posted on 17 June 2020 by Ellie

Wales’ natural outdoor beauty is one of the countries’ profound advantages in times like these. Whilst congregating indoors with those outside of your household is currently not possible, there are a number of places in the surrounding areas of Cardiff that offer a fantastic few hours away from your shameless Netflix binging routine. If you
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5 Things University has Taught Me

Posted on 22 May 2020 by Ellie

It’s official! I have finally handed in my very last assessment and have completed my degree at Cardiff University. What a three years it has been, and I can say with my whole heart that it has been the best three years of my life. It is a strange feeling now that I have finished.
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Studying during COVID-19

Posted on 21 May 2020 by Jess

During my time at university, we have experienced an unexpected outbreak of COVID-19. University has been very supportive during this time so I wanted to write a blog to inform prospective students of this, in case a similar situation was to occur again.  This unexpected pandemic came fast once Coronavirus had come into the United
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Societies

Posted on 22 April 2020 by Jess

Why go to a society?  Societies are a great way to meet new people of all ages, from a range of different courses, and accommodation options. Societies give you a chance to meet people with similar interests to you, whether that’s baking, dancing, singing – and so much more. In addition to this, there is
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Staying Fit at University

Posted on 16 April 2020 by Ellie

As the saying goes – a healthy mind is a healthy body. Whilst it’s easy to get sucked in to the cyclical student lifestyle of pizza binging and snack indulging, this is (I regrettably have to say) not the best thing for your health. Don’t worry, I certainly do not lead the most active, health-focused
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How Volunteering can Enrich your Student Experience

Posted on 5 April 2020 by Ellie

Most students are blessed with having a pretty decent amount of free time. Although this can be spent making a bit of extra cash or chilling with mates, using your time to volunteer will be one of the most rewarding decisions you make during your studies. Cardiff University’s volunteering department offers a whole host of
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