Second year

Video Blog – Toby talks CUROP

Posted on 13 August 2015 by Toby

Two months spent on Creative Cardiff as part of a Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme really paid off. So what is it and why should you consider one yourself? In this vlog I attempt to answer those exact questions, and in the article that follows, I’ve also added some personal thoughts in regards to the
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Learning Japanese with Languages for All

Posted on 1 July 2015 by Iain

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
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The Dark Side of the Moon

Posted on 22 March 2015 by Elli

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
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Ball Y Gym Gym (Welsh Society Ball)

Posted on 21 February 2015 by Rhian

So on the 3rd of February it was time for the members of The Gym Gym to get dressed up for our annual ball- Dawns Fawreddog Y Gym Gym. Based in The Thistle Hotel, at 7 o clock it was time to head over. Greeted with a glass of bubbly on arrival,  it was nice
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Hwyl yr Ŵyl…

Posted on 22 December 2014 by Steffan

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
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Celebrating..

Posted on 27 November 2014 by Rhian

The last few weeks in Cardiff have been pretty hectic. Between 8 different coursework due .. (I still live to tell the tale haha) various nights out (although there haven’t been that many, but the nights that I have been out were great 🙂 ), Autumn International matches on the weekends and birthdays, it’s been
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Eyeopener and AFTAs

Posted on 24 November 2014 by Iain

Around this time of the year every year, optometry students from all over the country descend on a Centre Parcs for the AOP’s annual Eyeopener conference. It is aimed at 2nd year students (3rd year from Glasgow Caledonian) and provides a lot of information about what you can do with optometry as a career other
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Gyrfaoedd fin nos?

Posted on 24 October 2014 by Steffan

Dim ond ar ddamwain y des i ar draws sgwrs a oedd o ddiddordeb arbennig i mi fel myfyriwr Gwleidyddiaeth. Lwcus i mi weld nodyn gan fyfyriwr ychydig mwy cydwybodol na fi yn hysbysu’r digwyddiad ar dudalen Facebook y Gymdeithas Wleidyddiaeth. Rhaid cyfaddef nad oeddwn i wedi cofrestru â Gwasanaeth Gyrfaoedd Prifysgol Caerdydd…yng nghanol holl
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Cathays Life!

Posted on 21 October 2014 by Rhian

Hi! 🙂 So now that I’ve started my second year at university, I’ve moved further into Cathays to a lovely little house with five other friends. Living in a house is sooooo nice, and despite the whole paying rent, and bills on top of that fun, ( hahaha.. Oh we sure have had fun paying
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