Student Life


Money, money, money!

Posted on 19 March 2019 by Phoebe

You’ll realise very quickly that money is a big talking point at Uni. It is a slightly different experience coming from Guernsey, as you don’t get student finance and most Uni’s charge slightly higher tuition fees. This can often put Channel Island students in a harder situation, with many students deciding they need to work
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Why Cardiff?

Posted on 11 March 2019 by Phoebe

When in my first year of sixth form, we had lots of talks about what to do next, how to find your perfect university and were encouraged to look round as many as possible. Coming from Guernsey, choosing a Uni seemed like quite a big decision as I knew I would not come home for
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From Guernsey to Cardiff

Posted on 28 February 2019 by Phoebe

Living in the Channel Islands can seem like a bit of a dream world. You feel safe, you know everyone and are surrounded by gorgeous beaches and scenery. For these reasons, moving to a capital city can be quite daunting and can definitely make you feel nervous about taking the leap. After finishing my International
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A day in the life of a third-year journalism student

Posted on 22 February 2019 by Gee

Every degree is different, and no one’s timetable, and day will ever be the same in University. Depending on the degree, you will either have more contact hours and less independent research or less contact hours and more independent study. Contact hours are the number of hours you are in University for, being actively taught.
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Parents and University

Posted on 13 February 2019 by Ellie

Ah parents! We love them, we get annoyed by them, but they always seem to be right (well, most of the time!). My mum and dad were and still are a huge help to me through my uni years and provided a lot of support and guidance in my decision of where to go to
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Valentine’s Day Ideas in Cardiff!

Posted on 12 February 2019 by Gee

As everyone knows, Valentine’s Day is nearly here! That means the pressure of date days/nights is on, and the one question that everyone is asking is ‘where do I go and what can I do’ for Valentine’s Day? One of the many things I love about Cardiff is that there are so many places you
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An introduction

Posted on 10 February 2019 by Oliver

Hello everyone! As this is my first time blogging, I thought I’d start with the basics and just introduce myself and my background. As you can see from my bio, my name is Oliver and I’m currently in my 4th year at Cardiff University. I study Medicine, but this year am doing an intercalated degree
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My Experience of University Life So Far

Posted on 30 January 2019 by Katie

Everyone’s first semester at university is bound to be different. It’s a major step up from high school or college – bringing new friends, new places and new experiences. My experience has been a mix of both positive times and challenges which I had already anticipated before starting. After an interview with The Seren Network
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