Sports

Varsity

Posted on 14 November 2014 by Iain

No, not the one you are probably thinking of or even the second one, this is the prestigious Boots Optom vs Pharmacy varsity that is now in it’s second year and happened this last weekend here in Cardiff. In this ultimate test of sporting prowess OPSOC and WPSA (the pharmacy society) battle it out for
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Aikido

Posted on 9 October 2014 by Iain

Aikido meaning “the Way of harmonious spirit” is a Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba as a way of combining his spiritual beliefs with his philosophy and martial studies – he previously trained in judo and jiu jitsu. He envisioned it as an art that practitioners could use to protect themselves but without harming
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Zeijiang University, Ni Hao!

Posted on 24 June 2014 by Ben

My study China adventure begins finally when i arrive in Hangzhou, after my short travels across Wuhan and Beijing I take up camp in my new student digs at Zeijiang University. I made it into Hangzhou station by 9pm but turns out Hangzhou is a lot busier than I was used to and so getting
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Feeling Fresh

Posted on 8 May 2014 by Ben

So university life had begun, the parents had left and I was alone. But not for long. Straight to the pub I went, any awkwardness between new housemates is soon shifted after a few drinks, with them already waiting at the bar with a pint. Now to back to Talybont Halls to meet the rest
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Last ones in bar and first ones on the lift

Posted on 25 April 2014 by Jess

Over Easter I was lucky enough to spend not one, but TWO amazing weeks in the French Alps, albeit with quite different outcomes. The first week was in the picturesque chocolate box snowy resort of St Foy, where I’ve been going with my family for years. The pistes were virtually empty, the weather was simply
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Judgement Day

Posted on 23 April 2014 by Iain

Since my last blog I have spent most of the week working my way through my large pile of lecture notes so I can start revising for the 6 exams I have that start in mid-May. Engage panic mode! .However on Sunday I decided to take a break and make the most of not being
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The wonderful world of cheerleading

Posted on 25 May 2013 by Madeleine

Bring it on – “Welcome to the wonderful world of cheerleading” (cue hairspray, fake tan and sparkly bows) Firstly, I should probably say that this post is aimed at giving those, who are involved in this sport (yes, I called it a sport… oooooh. CONTROVERSIAL) or those who are intrigued by this sport, an inside view
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Goodbye essays…hello revision

Posted on 5 May 2013 by Freya

Hey everyone, how are you all? I’m guessing most people round the country are stressing a bit right now, as exam season is approaching all too quickly! The same vibe is here in Cardiff, as everyone has understood that it’s crunch time, and have started working flat-out. What’s scary is that me and my course
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Every cloud has a 'Varsity' lining…

Posted on 28 April 2013 by Freya

Hey peeps, just a short and sweet blog from me this week as I’m up to my eyeballs in work and a little sleep deprived! So I now have just 2 weeks until I hand in all my course work and dissertation, and 3 weeks and 2 days to go until I complete my last
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