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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 whilst at university!

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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Student Life Vlogs – Choosing a Course

Posted on 6 June 2018 by Dan

Hello again! Welcome to my second Vlog. In this episode I will talk about how and why I chose Electrical and Electronic Engineering as a degree and what you should consider when picking a course. If you haven’t already please see my first Vlog here as I introduce myself and what I’m doing! As always
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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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Revision tips for 6th form students

Posted on 25 May 2018 by Gee

My second year studying Journalism and Communications at Cardiff University has come to an end. Though I am so relieved and grateful to be back at home, it has come to realisation just how fast time goes! Two years ago, I was still in the midst of all my revision. May and June are the
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Top 10 Reasons Why Cardiff is Great

Posted on 25 April 2018 by Ellie

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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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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5 ways to make it through the exam season

Posted on 25 March 2017 by Wendy

So it’s come to that time of the year where the Easter holidays are nearly here and you’re excited to be finally having a break! However there is also the looming fact that exams are going to start in less than 2 months. UNLEASH PANIC MODE. Having at least finished my coursework ahead of time,
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What are Social Sciences?

Posted on 4 February 2017 by Wendy

Hi guys! I’m Wendy, another new Insider on the block and here to lay down the law on what the School of Social Sciences (SOCSI) at Cardiff is about! As you can read from my bio, I am only at the beginning of this adventure, that is university! I still remember back to Freshers Week
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