Optometry is a very practical subject so it should come as no surprise to hear that we have the joys of practical and oral exams. These normally take place just after the Easter holidays in a lovely welcome back present. All 4 years have an element of this to build you up to the practical Read more
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 Read more
Sorry I’m a bit late with posting this latest blog, life is crazy hectic as per usual! We’re going headfirst into May exam season (gulp) and you’ll all be putting the study hours in no doubt, so I wish you all the best of luck! You can do it! This time of year is not Read more
One of the final parts of the optometry course at Cardiff is a trip to Bristol eye hospital. Every third year spends 2 1/2 days in Bristol going round the various departments. This is both an exciting and interesting part of the course as it allows you to see a wide range of pathologies and Read more
I feel that this is going to be quite a deep and reflective entry. It’s probably because I’m nearing the end of my degree – it’s that last week of lectures, all that’s left is my dissertation and finals – and because of that, my thoughts are becoming quite reminiscent of my time at Cardiff. Read more
Ok so the title of my latest blog may sound like just another piece of biased uni propaganda, but bear with me. I came to this profound conclusion over the past few weeks whilst i’ve been mourning my soon to be over uni life. And it just got me thinking just how great my time Read more
This semester has flown by, and with only two weeks left until the Easter break I have been locked away in my room attempting to finish my dissertation. Having said that, I did do one particular big night out last Wednesday, I went to the NUS Wales awards and dinner up in Llandrindod Wells. I Read more
So this is part 2 of me being super geeky. Some more of the REALLY COOL things you’ll learn on the course. If you haven’t yet, read my last blog post – part 1 – http://insiderblogs.cardiff.ac.uk/my-favourite-biases-this-is-why-psychology-is-cool-part-1/ It basically explains that as humans, we fall prey to a whole host of biases when we make decisions, and Read more
Hello bloggers! How are we doing? It feels like a while since I last wrote (I know I say that every blog but it never ceases to amaze me how fast time goes). I’m sat here typing this blog in a mound of books and reading while tackling my second chapter of the dissertation. I’ve Read more
Hello readers! It’s been a while hasn’t it?! Here I am writing this blog on the first day back of lectures on the first day of the SPRING semester, and so this is it… my final semester as a Cardiff University student 🙁 This month so far has been crazily busy with exams, coursework deadlines Read more
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