Third year

48 hours and counting

Posted on 19 May 2013 by Freya

Hello everyone, So now I write to you with just 2 days to go until I finish uni forever! As of 2.30pm on Tuesday, I will have completed my degree and will be free to celebrate, which will probably end up with me losing my mind! Since my last post on Sunday I’ve had 2
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Light at the end of a very long tunnel!

Posted on 12 May 2013 by Freya

Happy Sunday everyone! This week I write to you with 5 essays and 1 dissertation down, and just 3 exams and 9 days to go. This week has been yet another uphill slog as the deadline for all our coursework and dissertation is tomorrow (Monday 13th) swiftly followed by our first exam on Tuesday. Thankfully,
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Time flies when you're having fun!

Posted on 5 May 2013 by Madeleine

Nearly two years ago I sat in the car, staring out the window reading the sign ‘Welcome to Wales’. Now I’m on the countdown to summer and looking at finishing my second year of uni! I’m in disbelief.  Why? Firstly, I swore never to come back to Wales after trekking through the Brecon Beacons on Gold Duke of Edinburgh
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Goodbye essays…hello revision

Posted on 5 May 2013 by Freya

Hey everyone, how are you all? I’m guessing most people round the country are stressing a bit right now, as exam season is approaching all too quickly! The same vibe is here in Cardiff, as everyone has understood that it’s crunch time, and have started working flat-out. What’s scary is that me and my course
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Every cloud has a 'Varsity' lining…

Posted on 28 April 2013 by Freya

Hey peeps, just a short and sweet blog from me this week as I’m up to my eyeballs in work and a little sleep deprived! So I now have just 2 weeks until I hand in all my course work and dissertation, and 3 weeks and 2 days to go until I complete my last
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The race against time starts…

Posted on 22 April 2013 by Freya

Hello and welcome back to posts from the land of Wales! After 5 weeks, 4 countries, 6 flights, a trip to China and a weekend in London, I’ve managed to get myself back here to Cardiff to start the run up to exams, and enjoy the last month of my university experience! Last time I
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Back from China and back to reality!

Posted on 15 April 2013 by Freya

Hello from England this week, Since I last posted to you all I have finished off my Mandarin studies, sightseeing, Chinese food eating and have bid all my fellow ‘Study China’ programme buddies goodbye. I then embarked on a long and at times painful 36 hour journey home…more about that later, but first let me
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Qǐng Wèn?!

Posted on 7 April 2013 by Freya

Nimen hao once more from China! I now write to you tired and weary from my weekend trip to Suzhou (pronounced Sue-joe) and Shanghai. What two brilliant cities they are with so much to see, do and buy! I’ll tell you the story of that field trip after filling you in on the previous weeks
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Hello from Nanjing!!

Posted on 27 March 2013 by Freya

A big hello from the East is coming your way this week as right now I’m sitting in my hotel room in the middle of Nanjing city, China! As I’ve told you all from around February time, I’ve been given a place on the ‘Study China Programme’ run by Manchester and various Chinese universities, whereby
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China is on the horizon

Posted on 10 February 2013 by Freya

Hey all, this week has been absolutely crazy as expected as it’s been the first week back since Christmas that everything has truly started back up again, but I’ve managed to find an hour today to tell you all about it. So at the end of last week I got an email from the University
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