One week till Easter? ALREADY? With that in mind, I think it’s best to start sorting out my plans for the upcoming summer! Seeing as uni summer holidays are between 4-5 months long (£9,000 a year for what you say??), this is definitely a time to use effectively. Many people opt to undertake internships Read more
Hello everyone! Sunday was my 20th birthday. To celebrate this milestone, I will be writing 3 blogs titled “20 Things I have XXXXX”. This is the first. Hope you enjoy it. 1. Learning is an eternal process. I have always been interested in gaining knowledge and becoming wiser as I age. One thing I have Read more
‘Just because we have something today does not mean we will have it tomorrow’. Well, the original quote by Ren Zhengfei (founder of Huawei) is, “Just because we are here today, does not mean we will be here tomorrow“. I first heard about this opportunity under two years ago in a mandarin class. Someone from global Read more
The CUSEIP (Cardiff University Education Innovation Project) scheme is a new project similar to the CUROP (Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme) scheme where students intern with lecturers on a chosen project for a few weeks over the summer. The idea is to get students and lecturers working together in a partnership and to contribute some Read more
Work experience, though a great thing to put on your CV, is much more than that. It can help you to learn valuable skills and can prepare you for the working world. Here are my top tips for getting the most out of your time on placement: 1. First impressions First impressions do count and Read more
For some reason exams this year turned out to be more stressful than last year’s exams, even though I am now far better at dealing with exam stress than I was in first year. My first exam wasn’t particularly difficult, but as it was a cross semester module there was a fair amount of info Read more
Though you’re probably ready for a break, the summer holidays can be the perfect time to get some work experience in. Here’s how I went about it… Doing an Arts course, you’ll be told often that it’s not enough to simply graduate with a degree alone. Work experience is increasingly important and can teach you Read more
The main thing drilled into us the minute we walked through that door to the first lecture of first year was – WORK EXPERIENCE IS ESSENTIAL. It’s very true, though – we’re all going to be graduating with excellent degrees, sure. But it’s very clear we need to boost our CVs in order to get those Read more
It’s done… just over a year after starting it, I’ve completed the Cardiff Award! Scarily enough, it doesn’t seem like a year ago when I first went along to the induction, but five workshops and 270+ extra-curricular hours later… I’ve finished! The Cardiff Award is Cardiff Uni’s employability award, and it’s something I’d really suggest Read more
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. 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.