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 Read more
Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or perhaps somewhere other than northern Europe), you probably know that there was solar eclipse on Friday (20th March). It was the first total eclipse visible in Europe since 11th August 1999, so it was a pretty big thing. I was 4 in ’99, and apparently not very Read more
So this is part 2 of me being super geeky. Some more of the REALLY COOL things you’ll learn on the course. If you haven’t yet, read my last blog post – part 1 – http://insiderblogs.cardiff.ac.uk/my-favourite-biases-this-is-why-psychology-is-cool-part-1/ It basically explains that as humans, we fall prey to a whole host of biases when we make decisions, and Read more
Hello bloggers! How are we doing? It feels like a while since I last wrote (I know I say that every blog but it never ceases to amaze me how fast time goes). I’m sat here typing this blog in a mound of books and reading while tackling my second chapter of the dissertation. I’ve Read more
Some of you reading this may be newbies, cute little GCSE/A-level students wondering where to go next. Others may be post-grads, already with a head full of knowledge but buzzing for your next learning fix. Some of you may be adventurous “GAAP YAH” or international students desperate for a new place to explore and a Read more
Time to cast my memory back two years ago to give an idea of what first year is like studying optometry. There is now a preliminary year, called Year 0, for those on 4 year course, but I didn’t do it and only started last year so can’t tell you personal experience of it. It Read more
Hello readers! It’s been a while hasn’t it?! Here I am writing this blog on the first day back of lectures on the first day of the SPRING semester, and so this is it… my final semester as a Cardiff University student 🙁 This month so far has been crazily busy with exams, coursework deadlines Read more
So this is another one for those psychologists out there. This includes a couple of the REALLY COOL (yes I am a psych geek!) things that you will learn on the course here at Cardiff. If you’re not looking to study psych, then I encourage you to still read on, as it makes for interesting Read more
Helyntion Crol Dolig Cyn imi droi rownd, roedd hi’n bump o’r gloch ar brynhawn Iau ola’r tymor ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd…y traethodau wedi’u cyflwyno, y gwin wedi’i agor ar gerddoriaeth Nadoligaidd yn blastio. Ie, HWRE a HALELIWIA daeth hi’n amser dathlu diwedd y tymor. Pa well ffordd i wneud hynny nag ar grol Gym Gym olaf Read more
Group work is a task most university students have to complete, whether its for a small piece of coursework, or a whole module. As a part of my course this year we have a Group work module, that is spread over 2 semesters, worth 30 Credits. . (This means, its quite important.. Well really important Read more
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