Very sorry for the late blog again! I was trying to focus on revision, now that it’s out of the way for another semester I thought I’d talk about another stressful topic. Money. I was thinking about how I managed to stretch my student loan and I thought I would give you guys some tips Read more
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 Read more
Everyone knows that living off a student loan can be a struggle, but it doesn’t have to be a problem if you discipline yourself and take a few of these tips on board. Hope everyone’s enjoying the Autumn semester so far – even though the evenings have now become incredibly, incredibly dark. Until next time! 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
I know a lot of people who are cynical about New Years Resolutions, with good reason. It’s usually just promising unrealistic things which are forgotten about by the second week of January, and I’ll freely admit that I’m guilty of that… But there’s something about having a whole fresh year to do things with that Read more
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! Read more
The arrival of post is always exciting. I hardly ever got post at home, and since a lot of communication is now via e-mail or text, post is a rare occurrence. Or, at least it was, until I started renting a house. Now, we get lots of post. We get bills. As a house. Every Read more
Anyone who knows me soon learns that I am a big fan of technology, particularly mobile phones but also dabble with tablets, a bit of computers, wearables and almost anything else I can get my hands on. Most of this is done in my spare time, what little I have, but it also has its Read more
Summer research projects are undertaken by some optometry students between second and third year to help gain an insight into research ready for third year projects. It also helps them to see if a PhD or Masters would be something they would be interested in after completion of their pre-reg year. The projects are supervised Read more
Wanna know the best thing about Cardiff? City Road. Wanna know the worst thing about Cardiff? City Road. You will get fat…and you will like it. Not like “Oh look at my cute little food baby” fat… I’m talking discovering-my-long-lost-twin-and-endeavouring-to-ingest-her-so-now-my-BMI-has-doubled-and-I’m-a-chubba-monster…fat. Excuse the implied cannibalism and let me explain. So Cardiff is pretty multicultural. It’s a Read more
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