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 Read more
Three weeks ago today I graduated from my undergraduate degree (BSc Psychology with Professional Placement) at Cardiff University, bringing four years of hard work to an official close. It’s safe to say that it has both been very challenging at times (contrary to what some people will tell you, psychology is no walk in the Read more
Without a doubt, one of the best things about my degree at Cardiff University has been the wealth of opportunities to gain experience and skills outside of the undergraduate teaching. For me, this has involved doing a placement year, two research internships, research assistant roles and voluntary work – all of which I think helped Read more
With A level results day 2018 fast approaching, there are some key questions for anyone hoping to start university this September: What is it like to be a student? Which university should I study at? So, I will be writing a series of guest blogs, over the next week, reflecting on my time at Cardiff Read more
It’s really weird being a recent graduate living in a city like Cardiff which is populated by so many students. I find myself looking out of coffee shop windows (enviously) as fresher’s rock up for their first term here, or final years moving into their new place in Cathays. There’s so much excitement in the Read more
A level results day didn’t go exactly as I’d hoped, I didn’t get the grades for the course I wanted to do at university and I remember feeling as though all my future plans were ruined. I cried, a lot, I made a number of desperate phone calls attempting to negotiate, I think I even Read more
Calling his experience a far cry from MTV’s ‘Jersey Shore’, Cardiff University’s Rory Hollings calls his Study Abroad year in Rutgers University a ‘phenomenal’ one and something he can only recommend to others. Picking modules from the School of Engineering, Earth Sciences and Geography, he says he’s come home a far more organised person, raring Read more
I suppose my Cardiff story starts in the social area at sixth form, where my friend and I pored over University guide after University guide. We analysed their facilities, the cities and the courses but really, I chose Cardiff because of its atmosphere. The city seemed welcoming, the people unintimidating, the layout simple and the Read more
Hi, I’m Eleanor and I am a second year undergraduate at Cardiff University. Hopefully this blog post will give you an insight into what it is like to be an English Language student and also the wide range of extracurricular activities which you can (and should) get involved with here. Firstly I should discuss the Read more
When people ask me how long I have been learning German for, they are always surprised to hear me tell them that I began studying it properly at university. Having always wanted to learn German since dabbling in it a little at school, Cardiff offered a brilliant opportunity to start right from the beginning, alongside Read more
Our student bloggers are current Cardiff University students, sharing their real-life experiences in their own words.
Each student has their own blog but you can also ask them questions on the Cardiff University Admissions Facebook page.