Where does the time go? It only feels like yesterday that I was looking forward to Christmas dinner, and now I’m sitting at my laptop – a month into the New Year – getting ready for lectures to start again after a hectic exam period. Hey, only eleven months and we can do it all Read more
In Cardiff OPSOC we like to celebrate the end of the 1st semester (or nearly the end) with a Christmas ball. This helps us to unwind after a long hard term, in which 1st years have started to learn the basics, 2nd years have seen their first paid patients and 3rd years have started testing Read more
So on Thursday night I went along with some friends to the Student’s Union’s Annual General Meeting, where about 500-600 students come together to vote on things that have been proposed to the SU. Up for debate this year were: a motion to make the Union Pro-Choice to create a new LGBT+ role specifically Read more
No, not the one you are probably thinking of or even the second one, this is the prestigious Boots Optom vs Pharmacy varsity that is now in it’s second year and happened this last weekend here in Cardiff. In this ultimate test of sporting prowess OPSOC and WPSA (the pharmacy society) battle it out for Read more
Hi everyone! This Thursday I travelled London to receive my Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award. It was an amazing experience, especially since I have waited a pretty long time to get there. I did my expedition with my school to Morocco in the summer of Year 11/12 and have been making up my hours Read more
Hi everyone! Long time no speak, lots has gone on. I’ve officially started my placement year! I’m working in Registry and Academic services as Student Surveys and Communication Assistant, basically continuing what I was up to over the summer 🙂 So far we’ve had the first Math Soc social of the year with a record Read more
Aikido meaning “the Way of harmonious spirit” is a Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba as a way of combining his spiritual beliefs with his philosophy and martial studies – he previously trained in judo and jiu jitsu. He envisioned it as an art that practitioners could use to protect themselves but without harming Read more
As some people start their first fresher’s week, and some people start to think about applying to be part of next years, I start my 7th so feel I can pass on a few little titbits: Do not worry about not going out every night if you don’t want to. You may have a fear Read more
Well hello there! Where has the summer gone? It’s completely flown by and here I am bracing myself for the uni packing, I can’t believe I’m finally back in the UK after my summer adventure and gearing up for my final year in Cardiff with freshers just around the corner. After having nine weeks of Read more
Welcome to all new Freshers! Today is the official start of the moving in period (and technically Fresher’s) so I am going to share a few hints and tips from my first week.. 1) Get involved The best thing about Fresher’s is the huge range of activities that is available; all the societies want people Read more
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