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Surprise Fish

Posted on 22 Ionawr 2016 by Elli

A massive part of the uni experience is living with your friends. It comes with absolute hilarity and things like ‘Uni Challenge’ nights (Monday evenings, after Guides), but also comes with things like bin duty, maintenance requests and this annoying thing called rent. And house hunting. Oh house hunting, how I loathe you. Once you’ve
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Paper,paper everywhere

Posted on 10 Hydref 2015 by Katie

Hello, and welcome to my first blog! I thought I’d start off with a post on settling into uni life and some things that can help with this. Now the excitement of freshers is wearing off, everyone is settling into the new academic year. It can be pretty daunting to begin with, especially with a
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Video Blog – Halls: 8 Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on 21 Medi 2015 by Toby

Halls usually mean the start of living away from home, and with people who you’ve only just met. As such, it’s vital that you get used to the necessary etiquette that will ensure you make it through the year unscathed. As usual, if you have any questions or comments then please don’t hesitate to get
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Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Went To Uni

Posted on 18 Medi 2015 by Elli

As I was moving into my new room in a house shared with three of my favourite people this week, I thought with fondness of the slightly-terrified-but-still-excited 18-year-old Past Elli who moved into a room she’d never seen in a city she barely knew two years ago. How could I know what would happen? To
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Studying Far From Home

Posted on 3 Gorffennaf 2015 by Hope

I thought that I would talk about the fear that can sometimes be associated with living and studying far away from home. I’m hoping to maybe convince some potential students that the distance shouldn’t be so daunting. I’m originally from York so the distance between Cardiff and my home is pretty big, around a 5
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Video Blog – Toby talks University Support

Posted on 13 Hydref 2014 by Toby

In my lifetime, mental health has always been a stigmatised topic of discussion and I’ve never been entirely sure why. I completely understand that it’s a subject that is often misunderstood, and that individuals naturally feel uncomfortable when it threatens to appear in conversation, but I would have thought that there’s so much awareness nowadays
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Croeso!

Posted on 17 Medi 2014 by Elli

Welcome to all new Freshers! Today is the official start of the moving in period (and technically Fresher’s) so I am going to share a few hints and tips from my first week.. 1) Get involved The best thing about Fresher’s is the huge range of activities that is available; all the societies want people
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Studying Maths at Cardiff

Posted on 11 Medi 2014 by Nina

Hi everyone, Long time no post – and so much has happened since the last one! A Level and GCSE results days have now passed and I’ve heard Maths clearing spaces at Cardiff have been filled so… Welcome to the 2014/15 cohort joining us in September!!  Very excited to have a brand new bunch of
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