Lectures

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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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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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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Learning Japanese with Languages for All

Posted on 1 July 2015 by Iain

Konichiwa. Senshuu, Nihongo wa benkyoo o shimashita. Watashi wa Iain o desu. Or for those of you who don’t speak Japanese: Hello. Last week I studied Japanese. My name is Iain. Yes, rather than spend the first few weeks of my holiday proper (after saying goodbye to all my friends) just moping around I decided
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The Dark Side of the Moon

Posted on 22 March 2015 by Elli

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or perhaps somewhere other than northern Europe), you probably know that there was solar eclipse on Friday (20th March). It was the first total eclipse visible in Europe since 11th August 1999, so it was a pretty big thing. I was 4 in ’99, and apparently not very
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