Opportunities

Advice for first child students

Posted on 4 December 2020 by Jess

I was the first child in my family to go to university. I can remember feeling the pressure to get into university and do well as a ‘role model’ to my brother and sister. Being the first born also means you can’t take advice from older siblings on what to expect when studying a degree
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Getting Involved at University whilst Remote Studying

Posted on 9 October 2020 by Zoe

The social aspect is one of the best things about going to university, but with a pandemic still amongst us, this academic year is going to look very different. Lectures are being taught online where they can, and small group teaching is happening on campus. It can be a very isolating time for most students; however, you
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An Insight into Xpress Radio

Posted on 13 August 2020 by Rowenna

Xpress radio is an entirely student-based radio broadcasting service. It was founded in 1996 and has won multiple awards. Entirely independent, Xpress radio provides students with the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in broadcasting, producing and even DJing. The radio station is very proud to broadcast in both Welsh and English, this includes welsh music
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An Insight into Quench

Posted on 6 August 2020 by Rowenna

Quench is an award-winning student-based magazine, offering a comprehensive guide to Cardiff life and culture. Founded in 2007, Quench has collected six awards for best student magazine over the years and publishes five magazines a year. The magazine has a multitude of sections: Features, Column, Culture, Film and Tv, Music, Literature, Fashion, Travel, Food and
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Boosting Your Employability

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna

Boosting Your Employability While Studying at Cardiff University You are at Cardiff university, congratulations. You are studying to get a degree that you hope will get you a job. With so many graduates competing for the same job, working on your employability is essential. There are many ways to do this and Cardiff University has
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Make the most of your time at home!

Posted on 18 June 2020 by Ellen

Thought it would be a good time to share some advice on how to make the most of your time at home to prepare for your medicine application during COVID-19! Hopefully, you should have already seen the guidance from the Medical Schools Council on gaining relevant experience. This contains some fantastic resources, so be sure
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