Student Life

Top City Study Spaces

Posted on 10 September 2019 by Ellie

Every student has their favourite study time, study buddy and study space. But where is the prime place to put your head down and churn out that essay? Look no further, as I will be going through all the very best study spaces Cardiff has to offer in order for you to make the most
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The Student Mentor Scheme

Posted on 10 September 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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Cardiff’s Best Spots to Unwind

Posted on 7 September 2019 by Ellie

Sometimes, when uni work stress gets too much, we all want a place where we can escape the madness and impending deadlines, and just take a breather. Cardiff has a number of spots where you can do this, and I am here to tell you about the very best ones. Bute Park Known as the
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Cardiff’s Best Brunches

Posted on 1 August 2019 by Ellie

Who doesn’t love a late Sunday morning brunch? Luckily, Cardiff is home to a plethora of cafés serving food that is not only worthy of the insta but divinely delicious. Garlands Quaintly tucked away in a lane belonging to the charming Duke Street Arcade, Garlands has been serving its locally sourced Welsh grub for over
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What is Fresher’s Week?

Posted on 31 July 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 July 2019 by Ellie

Following my blog post all about Cardiff University’s ‘Cardiff Award’ which you can read here: https://blogs.cardiff.ac.uk/insiders/2019/07/24/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
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My Study Abroad Experience

Posted on 24 July 2019 by Ellie

I genuinely can’t believe I’m writing this because it means that my semester abroad in Adelaide, Australia is coming to an end. In just 2 days’ time I will be making the journey back to the UK after a fantastic five months down under. For the second semester of my second year studying journalism and
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Cardiff Award

Posted on 24 July 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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Moving out of my student accommodation!

Posted on 30 June 2019 by Gee

Between May and June is when University students start to finish their exams and start to think about moving out! Some students tend to stay in the same accommodation from second year onwards, but if like me you want to move to a new property or you’re moving back then you need to start thinking
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Why I chose to stay at Cardiff for my Masters

Posted on 28 June 2019 by Gee

I have finally finished my Undergraduate degree in Journalism and Communications and I am currently awaiting my graduation ceremony, which will be in three weeks! I am so excited and relieved and cannot wait to start the next step in my education. I have decided to do a Masters before joining the world of work
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