Jobs and work experience

What’s it like to be on placement?

Posted on 16 February 2015 by Nina

Hi everyone! How weird is it that it’s already February? I’m nearly half way through my placement year now which is a terrifying thought, but things here are going really well! To recap, I’m working as ‘Student Surveys and Communication Assistant’ in Registry and Academic Services in Cardiff University. They are the department in charge
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To placement, or not to placement?

Posted on 26 November 2014 by Nina

So I know UCAS time will have passed for many of you but some may still be making decisions about whether or not to go to uni. If you’ve got the option to do a placement year maybe you’re mulling it over… I’m here to give you some reasons why YES – you definitely should!
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Video Blog – Toby talks Work Experience

Posted on 30 July 2014 by Toby

You could be forgiven for thinking that a spot at University (and the degree that comes attached should you put the hours in) guarantees you subsequent employment in your selected industry, and there was a time where this assumption would have been generally correct. As with everything, however, an increase in prevalence results in a
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4 Key Extra-Curricular areas to help build your CV

Posted on 16 July 2014 by Hannah

I got a really good question on Twitter this week asking: what are the kinds of extracurricular activities that you can do to help you get into psychology? The short answer is: pretty much anything! The most important part, in my opinion, is that you recognise what skills you feel you want to develop and
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The Cardiff Award!

Posted on 18 June 2014 by Nina

Hi guys! Long time no post – sorry about that, things have been getting a bit crazy round here. Most students get to do nothing after they finished exams but for me it’s been a bit of a manic rush to catch up on all the commission work that I put off during the exam
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Let the travels commence!

Posted on 5 June 2014 by Ben

As promised I am going to blog about my trip to China last year for the Study Abroad program, so much happened and I don’t want to miss too much out so every few days I will try and post the next stage of the adventure. Here goes…   Finally the big day had come!
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Level 1 BSL – The Journey!

Posted on 23 May 2014 by Nina

“Do you want to learn sign language?”  is where this all started, around this time last year. One of my friends suggested that we see if there were any spaces on the (usually oversubscribed) Level 1 British Sign Language course, run by the Skills and Development Service (a part of our University that runs loads
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