Lectures

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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What happens in January for University students?

Posted on 11 January 2019 by Gee

Happy New Year everybody! I hope everyone had lovely holidays and a nice, deserved break. I know I really enjoyed going home and spending time with my loved ones – especially my puppy and cat. After our joyous Christmas and New Year Celebrations, I am now back at University. However, I have not jumped straight
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10 Things I’ve Learnt Throughout Second Year

Posted on 29 May 2018 by Gee

Despite part time work and two weeks of work experience ahead, I am finally able to sit back and relax for the summer. Second year went ridiculously quick, it seems like only yesterday I was first moving into Talybont North and using my huge bags of pasta as a door stop. Suddenly, I blinked and
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Top Tips for Staying Motivated During Revision Period

Posted on 17 March 2018 by Megan

Exams and essay deadlines are fast approaching. We’re half way through the spring semester and the much-needed Easter holidays are almost here! With this in mind, it is important to start to consider whether you’re fully prepared for this year’s revision and essay writing stress. Although many of you have had plenty of experience of
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Five Things I Learned During Exam Period

Posted on 29 May 2017 by Chloe

Hello all! By the time you are reading this I will have just finished my sixth exam of this exam period! I know that my posts have been very revision and exam-centric lately. But it’s such a huge part of my degree! I have very few items of coursework due in throughout the year but
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Two weeks two days and counting…

Posted on 8 May 2017 by Chloe

Today marks the beginning of exam season. It has begun. I’ve only actually got 2 weeks and 2 days left of exams – but five exams within that. I had my first exam today. Think it went OK… In Business Management most people will have six exams in May – the coursework is dispersed from
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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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Societies, Revision and Nights Out, oh my!

Posted on 19 March 2017 by Chloe

Hi all, I feel like it’s been the LONGEST time since I last posted. Part of that is because I’ve been so busy this last month or so! I’m just going to take this opportunity to blog about what’s been going on in the Life of Chloe over the past few weeks – just so
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Joint honours degrees. What are they all about?

Posted on 11 February 2017 by Hannah

Double the trouble or twice as nice? Here’s the low-down on my joint honours experience.  For as long as I can remember thinking about going to university, I’d wanted to study English Literature. However, having taken on media studies for four years throughout my GCSEs and A-Levels, I found another subject that I enjoyed studying
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