Third year

Don’t stress: ways to beat University stress

Posted on 31 March 2017 by Hannah

  A 2013 survey by Nightline found that 65% of students feel stressed – and it’s so easy to believe this number is low when you’re surrounded by university friends all feeling the pressure around exam season. Us students have a lot on our plate: part-time jobs, money worries, assessments coming up… trying to manage
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How to survive 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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Placement Panic

Posted on 19 November 2015 by Hope

Next year I get the chance to go on a placement as part of my Psychology course. Right now I’m in the middle of planning for the placement which is extremely exciting and very stressful. As soon as they told us to start thinking about placements I was very excited and couldn’t wait to begin
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A Week of All Things Welsh

Posted on 4 November 2015 by Elli

As a third year, I am insanely busy right now. I’m doing a Masters so it’s not final year, but studying has suddenly got so much more… Intense. Obviously, this is also the year that I have finally started to explore properly, allowing myself to get involved with many different things. Mostly Welsh things. Oh
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Profiad o cynhadelddau i gorffen y trydydd flwyddyn

Posted on 14 October 2015 by Leo

Hello pawb. Dyma fy cyfraniad cyntaf I’r blog. Dwi yn astudio meddygaeth yn Prifysgol Caerdydd ond dwin cymeryd flwyddyn allan i ceisio enill gradd rhyngosodol (intercalated degree) yn geneteg blwyddyn yma. I ddechrau swnin hoffi siarad am dan cwpl o profiadau sydd yn eithaf unigryw i fod yn y Prifysgol. Ar diwedd y trydydd blwyddyn,
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The beginning of the end!

Posted on 9 October 2015 by Nina

So I’ve finally returned to Cardiff for my final year… sob. But in the last few weeks I’ve basically kept myself far too busy to have time about how scary that is (someone just posted on my Facebook that there are 9 Fridays until Christmas? Ahhhhh). So what have I been up to? Well… To
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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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Learning Japanese with Languages for All

Posted on 1 July 2015 by Iain

Konichiwa. Senshuu, Nihongo wa benkyoo o shimashita. Watashi wa Iain o desu. Or for those of you who don’t speak Japanese: Hello. Last week I studied Japanese. My name is Iain. Yes, rather than spend the first few weeks of my holiday proper (after saying goodbye to all my friends) just moping around I decided
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And relax….

Posted on 10 June 2015 by Iain

Just over a week ago (at 3pm on Monday 1st June) I finished my final exam, and promptly did what most students do at that point. I breathed a huge sigh of relief that it was all over, felt emotional that it was done and so everyone would be moving on and then headed to
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