Jobs and work experience

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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Summer Plans

Posted on 27 March 2016 by Leo

Hello everyone, so although by Uni standards it’s a pretty hectic time of year with essay deadlines nearing and lots of exams round the corner, one of the things that lots of people are pondering at this time of year is what to do with that long summer. In medicine as the degree progresses the
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Interview Tips

Posted on 18 February 2016 by Hope

The second year Psychology students hoping to do placement next year are all currently prepping for, or taking part in interviews for their chosen placements. I’ve heard loads of different pieces of advice get passed around about what to do in preparation for your interview so I’ve tried to make a list of a few
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Certificate of Professional Development

Posted on 20 January 2016 by Katie

  Hi all, I hope that you are all feeling rested after the Christmas break and that exams went well for everyone who had them. I thought that this month I’d let you know about the Certificate of Professional Developmentoffered by the Skills Development service, which is part of Cardiff University. I have completed a
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Volunteering in Cardiff

Posted on 31 December 2015 by Sophie

So as this is my second blog post I’ve been racking my brain trying to think of something that is relevant for the New Year period that’s almost upon us. I thought I would write about jobs and volunteering opportunities here in Cardiff University. Your time at university is a unique experience that most of
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Pleasure in the job

Posted on 15 December 2015 by Katie

The first term has drawn to an end, and although it doesn’t feel like it we are midway through the academic year. I think that everyone is glad of a break to spend time with family, friends and some cheesy Christmas telly! I’m sure that after the stress of exams and coursework, polishing off your
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Video Blog – Toby talks CUROP

Posted on 13 August 2015 by Toby

Two months spent on Creative Cardiff as part of a Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme really paid off. So what is it and why should you consider one yourself? In this vlog I attempt to answer those exact questions, and in the article that follows, I’ve also added some personal thoughts in regards to the
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I think I’m turning Japanese….

Posted on 1 July 2015 by Iain

Konichiwa. Senshuu, Nihongo wa benkyoo o shimashita. Watashi wa Iain o desu. Or for those of you who don’t speak Japanese: Hello. Last week I studied Japanese. My name is Iain. Yes, rather than spend the first few weeks of my holiday proper (after saying goodbye to all my friends) just moping around I decided
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What to do with your summer

Posted on 16 June 2015 by Hope

Hello all! As I was planning my own summer I thought it might be useful to give some advice about what you could be doing, whether you’re hoping to go to University in September (or next September) or whether you’re already at University! This summer I’m volunteering to help with two research projects carried out
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