Studying

Planning For Study Abroad

Posted on 29 November 2018 by Ellie

In three months from now I will be (hopefully) settled in my new home for the next 6 months, half way across the world in Australia. How crazy is that?! I have always wanted to do study abroad as part of my degree and Cardiff University Global Opportunities department was one of the main reasons
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Student Tips On What To Do On An Open Day

Posted on 29 October 2018 by Gee

Looking back on my time as a prospective student, I wish I did go to more Open Days and spend good quality time at the University when I did attend. Remember – University is where you going to spend a minimum of the next three years of your life! With of all this in mind,
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What I am Looking Forward to in My Last Year

Posted on 29 September 2018 by Gee

As I currently do not know where I shall be studying my master’s degree next year, this present academic year at Cardiff University is my last! I am a third year Journalism and Communications student and I will be graduating in July 2019. Cardiff University has been so much fun over the past two years
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Post graduation confidence boost

Posted on 14 August 2018 by Tamzin

Since graduating in July I cant help but feel more confident, I have to remind myself in moments of panic that I have graduated university and can do anything I set my mind to (to be honest it still boggles me). I subscribe to a quote of the day on my phone and today’s was
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My Results Day Experience

Posted on 5 August 2018 by Gee

Results Day is less than two weeks away and I can imagine that the nerves are truly beginning to settle in – except those lucky people with unconditional offers! My results day was two years go and I can still remember the experience like it was yesterday. There is no way to describe the nerves
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End of an era

Posted on 24 July 2018 by Tamzin

So three years are up and most of my mates are moving away but there’s a few of us who are sticking around to continue our journey with Cardiff Uni in postgraduate study. It’s the start of a new chapter and the worry about meeting new people on a new course is quashed by the
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Three years flew by

Posted on 20 July 2018 by Tamzin

So my three years are over and all the hard work resulted in a 2:1 in Sociology and History and a place on my postgraduate course commencing in September. Three years have gone by amazingly fast, I can remember moving into halls with a feeling of trepidation like it was yesterday. The lectures, late nights
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Student Life Vlogs – Picking a University

Posted on 27 June 2018 by Dan

Hello! Welcome to my third Vlog. In this episode I talk about why I chose Cardiff for my course and some of the things you should consider when picking a university. Enjoy! If you haven’t already please see my first Vlog here as I introduce myself and what I’m doing! As always feel free to
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Have You Got Your Meningitis Jab?

Posted on 21 June 2018 by Gee

Before you go to University, there are lots of things that you need to do to prepare. This summer, you probably have a ‘To Do’ list longer than your arm. But one of things that you do need to do, arguably the most important thing, is to get a meningitis jab. Meningitis is a very
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How To Find Work Experience

Posted on 12 June 2018 by Gee

Summer is just around the corner and for many of us (myself included), we’ve already finished with our academic year and have got a sunburn from thinking we “didn’t need sunscreen in Wales”. Though summer is a great time to finally relax and free ourselves from the stress and burdens of assessments and exams, it
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