Housemates

Living with Other People

Posted on 18 September 2017 by Hope

Among the many changes you will have to make when you go to uni, living with other people and adapting to a new living situation will most likely be one of the biggest adjustments you’ll have to cope with. Whether you’re moving into halls with strangers, moving into a house with friends, or moving into
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Moving In

Posted on 2 August 2017 by Hope

I’m currently preparing to move back to Cardiff at the end of August. This will be my fourth (and hopefully final) time packing the majority of my stuff up and moving it distressingly far away. As I’ve been packing all of my possessions up once more, I’ve been thinking about all of the places I’ve
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Endings

Posted on 1 June 2017 by Jack

  Kingswear Station – Devon (Summer 2016) You know, university has made me realise a lot of things I really wouldn’t have expected, for better or for worse. Perhaps the biggest shock though, is that it has made me realise that I’m actually going to find leaving halls almost as difficult as leaving home to
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Loneliness at University

Posted on 31 May 2017 by Nancyanne

I have always struggled with loneliness. I enjoy being in the company of others yet at the same time, I love being alone. There are various forms of loneliness. Sometimes people think being lonely only includes having no friends and being by yourself all the time. How about those who have friends yet still feel
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Five Things I Learnt During Exam Period

Posted on 29 May 2017 by Chloe

Hello all! By the time you are reading this I will have just finished my sixth exam of this exam period! I know that my posts have been very revision and exam-centric lately. But it’s such a huge part of my degree! I have very few items of coursework due in throughout the year but
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My Revision Tips

Posted on 13 April 2017 by Chloe

It’s April, we’ve finally reached the Easter holidays (longest Semester EVER) and the sun is shining. Life would be just perfect if I didn’t have six exams looming over my head, starting in less than two weeks *screams*. However, right this moment I’m feeling (scarily) chilled out so I’m just going to take half an
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Societies, Revision and Nights Out, oh my!

Posted on 19 March 2017 by Chloe

Hi all, I feel like it’s been the LONGEST time since I last posted. Part of that is because I’ve been so busy this last month or so! I’m just going to take this opportunity to blog about what’s been going on in the Life of Chloe over the past few weeks – just so
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(Mis)adventures in cooking

Posted on 28 February 2017 by Johanna

Learning to cook (or avoiding learning to cook) as a student is a very different experience for everyone, and how flatmates approach this can tell you a lot about the people you’re living with. For example, in my first year I lived with a girl who was capable of cooking full Sunday roasts and often
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How to throw a perfect uni house party

Posted on 21 February 2017 by Chloe

One of the best things about second year is living in shared housing rather than halls – and that means opportunity for house parties. Now it’s Semester Two, myself and my flatmates are pretty well-versed in the art of throwing a party. It’s a delicate art: but get it right, and you’ll make tonnes of
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Welcome to the life of Chloe

Posted on 10 February 2017 by Chloe

Hi – my name’s Chloe and welcome to this little corner of the internet where I, along with other Cardiff students, will be sharing our thoughts and experiences of university. I’ve got all sorts of blog posts planned, but I thought I’d start things off easily with a little introduction to me, and my course.
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