Studying

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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Cardiff University Placements

Posted on 31 October 2016 by Hope

Hell guys! I thought I would do another post with some frequently asked questions about Cardiff University and placements. 1. Where can you go during placement year? I think I’ve answered this a couple of times already but I’ll try to give a few examples of some of my friends’ placements this time 🙂 You can
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How to survive a university exam season!

Posted on 15 January 2016 by Nina

It’s mid-exams over here, and whilst I am definitely not an expert I’m pretty exam-experienced by now! I’ve always found it difficult to focus and maintain concentration for the whole exam period, but this year I think I’ve finally nailed it! It’s ridiculous, but the tips I’ve been given since first year are actually what
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Video Blog – Toby talks CUROP

Posted on 13 August 2015 by Toby

Two months spent on Creative Cardiff as part of a Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme really paid off. So what is it and why should you consider one yourself? In this vlog I attempt to answer those exact questions, and in the article that follows, I’ve also added some personal thoughts in regards to the
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7 Survival Tips for your Dissertation

Posted on 8 May 2015 by Hannah

Ok, apologies this one is a little late! It has been relatively intense lately what with the dissertation deadline. For those who aren’t sure what a dissertation is, it’s essentially a large piece of work that you conduct in your final year. It’s an individual project that you see through from conception to completion, and
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Video Blog – Toby talks Exam Period

Posted on 30 April 2015 by Toby

You probably don’t need telling, but it’s that time of year again. Just as the sun seems to get into the habit of coming out and staying out, the most stressful part of the academic year arrives and it might as well be pouring down. In saying that, there’s still hope – you might not
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How to Choose your University

Posted on 30 October 2014 by Iain

I’m sure a lot of A level students reading this are trying to work out what they want to study for a degree, where to study and what to do for the rest of their career and possibly panicking a fair amount. Whilst I can’t help with the last two, although they may follow from
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Top Tips for Freshers Week

Posted on 1 October 2014 by Iain

I’m sure a lot of first years who may be reading this are feeling a little bit confused about what they have gotten themselves into, I know I was 2 years ago, and I’m not just talking about a reaction to the alcohol consumption from Freshers. This is a perfectly normal reaction to being thrown
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Video Blog – Toby talks Studying Journalism

Posted on 22 September 2014 by Toby

How’s Freshers treating you, then? The hardcore will have you believe that if it’s yet to gobble you up and spit you back out again then you’ve probably been doing it wrong, whereas one of your new flatmates may look at you in distain as you whittle away your newly found wealth at the bar.
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