Settling in

Let’s talk about CONFIDENCE

Posted on 17 October 2017 by Nancyanne

Oxford dictionary describes confidence as “A feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one’s own abilities or qualities”. University life is great. It has the right atmosphere for people to become; more confident or less confident. What is confidence in reality though? Some people think confidence means being able to stand up for yourself.
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Going to university part 3 (final)

Posted on 10 September 2017 by Nancyanne

Advice for Students about to start university. Many undergraduates feel nervous during their first couple of weeks at university. Sometimes it feels like you are being thrown in the deep end straight after fresher’s week. No advice, no nothing and that can be quite overwhelming. I wish sixth forms and colleges could prepare us more
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Stressful Move to Cardiff

Posted on 8 September 2017 by Hope

To be honest with you all, this is very much going to be a bit of rant. I had the worst experience ever moving into my final year flat a couple of weeks ago. I won’t name the letting agency, but they were awful. The flat itself is great and it’s all fine now, but
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Going to University this September part 1

Posted on 24 July 2017 by Nancyanne

Can I be a Religious at University? If so HOW?   I am going to use Christianity in this blog.  Are you going to university this September and wondering whether it is possible to reconcile being a student and a Christian? Well here it is. Yes, you can be a Christian at university.   Just
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Tips for my Fresher Self #CardiffUni #ChiangRai2

Posted on 11 July 2017 by Joe Lovell

As mentioned, here is the second June video, in the Chiang Rai series… Tips for my freshers self is the aim of this video. I’ve concentrated on three specific areas; picking halls, societies and life outside of the university bubble. Hopefully you may find something useful in this video, even its one isolated comment. As
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Loneliness at University

Posted on 31 May 2017 by Nancyanne

I have always struggled with loneliness. I enjoy being in the company of others yet at the same time, I love being alone. There are various forms of loneliness. Sometimes people think being lonely only includes having no friends and being by yourself all the time. How about those who have friends yet still feel
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What to ask on a University Open Day?

Posted on 25 April 2017 by Wendy

So tomorrow is the Cardiff University Open Day! I remember this time last year where I was going to Open Days and I feel like they really give you an insight and character of the university. I found when reading prospectus’ it is hard to differentiate the universities from one another and figure out whether
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Don’t stress: ways to beat University stress

Posted on 31 March 2017 by Hannah

  A 2013 survey by Nightline found that 65% of students feel stressed – and it’s so easy to believe this number is low when you’re surrounded by university friends all feeling the pressure around exam season. Us students have a lot on our plate: part-time jobs, money worries, assessments coming up… trying to manage
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Sink or Swim? The University Challenge

Posted on 30 March 2017 by Jack

Did you know that 70%  of Christians that go to university will no longer continue to attend church after just one year? I didn’t until last summer when I was at Soul Survivor (which because I’m assuming very few of you will be aware is essentially a Christian youth camp – Yes we really can
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