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Top 10 Reasons Why Cardiff is Great

Posted on 25 April 2018 by Ellie Ball

Top 10 Reasons Why Cardiff is Great Big City, Small Town Vibe This was probably one of the main reasons why I instantly fell in love with Cardiff. With the idea of London completely intimidating me, yet the idea of living in a capital city being really appealing, Wales’ capital was the perfect match. Having
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Confidence Trick

Posted on 8 April 2018 by Tamzin

I have to do an assessed presentation this month for one of my modules, this prospect frightens me as I know it does many others. Speaking in front of groups has never come naturally to me, I consider myself quite an eloquent speaker but stumble over the simplest of words when in front of people
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Revision Blues

Posted on 2 April 2018 by Tamzin

With the strikes impacting our study independent work is – sadly- more important than ever. So this means we have to probably start trying now! Ew. I have four exams this year and as I’m in third year they have never been more important. This calls for a sense of the what I like to
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Coursework, Coursework, Coursework

Posted on 27 March 2018 by Hope

Hey Guys, I’m currently in the middle of writing my Speech and Language Essay, my Human Factors Essay, and my Final Year Project, so I’m trying pretty hard to balance my time. Luckily I much prefer coursework to exams, so I’m actually quite thankful that this year I am doing more coursework based assessment. In
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Applying for a PhD – Part 2

Posted on 22 March 2018 by Hope

Hey guys! Sorry I haven’t posted anything for a while, I’ve been a little stressed with exams, then post grad plans, and now my Final Year Project write-up. Last time I wrote about how you totally can apply for a PhD, even if you are feeling a little doubtful. This time I want to cover
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Easter is coming…

Posted on 15 March 2018 by Tamzin

With Easter holidays on the horizon it’s important to get organised- yes I know I’m a bore and I probably sound like your mum when she tells you to do some work, but trust me, you won’t regret it. It’s very tempting to go home for the three weeks and eat chocolate eggs until you
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Strike Stress

Posted on 6 March 2018 by Tamzin

University includes nights out with friends, the struggles of cooking and if your course is anything like mine, very few contact hours. When those contact hours disappear completely it is important not to treat your time like a holiday. You don’t want to end up like this come May/June time… Whatever year you’re in, missing
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Revision and Final Year Project Ramble

Posted on 15 December 2017 by Hope

Hello! Sorry it has been a few weeks before I posted anything, I’ve been stressing about revision and doing a lot of testing for my Final Year Project. I have now collected all of my data! Woooo! I just need to remember how to do Statistics aha…help. My supervisor is going to talk us through
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Adjusting to Final Year

Posted on 22 October 2017 by Hope

Adjusting to final year has been interesting. It feels a lot different to second year, and it definitely feels different to being on placement. I’m finding myself forgetting where to find everything, I even forgot my login for the computer in the first week, I’d been away from uni for so long. The biggest issue
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