Opportunities

The Student Mentor Scheme

Posted on 10 Medi 2019 by Ellie

What is it? The student mentor scheme is an initiative run by the university to help first year students settle in to university life. Each fresher will be assigned a second or third year student mentor from their academic school to assist them during their first term or so at Cardiff. University can be a
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What is Fresher’s Week?

Posted on 31 Gorffennaf 2019 by Ellie

It’s a question on every person going into first year’s mind. You hear a variety of different things floating around about what exactly that first week of uni is about. I for one wasn’t entirely clear on what is what before I started so I hope I can clarify a few things about it and
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Student Media

Posted on 30 Gorffennaf 2019 by Ellie

Following my blog post all about Cardiff University’s ‘Cardiff Award’. I thought this would be a good opportunity to mention another fantastic aspect of uni life here in Cardiff. Student media, as you can probably guess, is a student led media initiative comprising of a radio station (Xpress Radio), a magazine (Quench), a newspaper (Gair
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Cardiff Award

Posted on 24 Gorffennaf 2019 by Ellie

Cardiff has a whole host of departments that offer fantastic opportunities for its students. The Cardiff Award is just one of these and is something that I only just signed up to in the last few months. What is it? Essentially, the Cardiff Award is an award that champions extra-curricular activity and experience outside of
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Internship Summer Plans

Posted on 11 Mehefin 2019 by Ellie

As the end of term draws to a close for the year, it is time to start thinking about this year’s summer plans! Last year I spent my long break across the other side of the world volunteering in Fiji which you can read all about here However, this year I am definitely starting to
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Languages for All and Global Opportunities 

Posted on 21 Awst 2018 by Barbara

Ever wanted to try a new language, but didn’t know if it would suit you? At Cardiff University, we have a programme called Languages for All (LFA). This is a free service the university offers to all its students from first year undergraduate to final year PhD allowing you to take up to three different language courses per academic year. As a science
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