There are some days amidst the revision, exams and assessments that we cannot wait another minute for summer to come. We crave the lay ins, the lazy days, the sunshine and lemonade! When it finally comes, it is oh so sweet. But only for maybe a week or two. As summer can be so long Read more
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 Read more
I think everyone can agree that there is no better freedom than when you finally own your own car. From the age of 17, most people are rushing to their driving lessons after school with the smell of liberation in the air as their driving tests near. However, after all the joys of passing your Read more
Uni summer holidays are definitely something to treasure. With some people getting up to four months off, how will you spend yours? Volunteer There’s nothing more challenging and exciting than spending your summer giving back to the wider community. Being in the sun potentially half way across the world, plus having something to add to Read more
One week till Easter? ALREADY? With that in mind, I think it’s best to start sorting out my plans for the upcoming summer! Seeing as uni summer holidays are between 4-5 months long (£9,000 a year for what you say??), this is definitely a time to use effectively. Many people opt to undertake internships Read more
‘Just because we have something today does not mean we will have it tomorrow’. Well, the original quote by Ren Zhengfei (founder of Huawei) is, “Just because we are here today, does not mean we will be here tomorrow“. I first heard about this opportunity under two years ago in a mandarin class. Someone from global Read more
Just over a month ago now, on June 16th 2017, and at 3 o’clock in the morning, I set off towards Luton Airport on a rather unusual journey. Destination? I had absolutely no idea… In my bag was a bright orange envelope, and in the envelope were three plane tickets to an unknown destination in Read more
Here we are, three or so years ago and we’re moving to Chiang Rai for seven months. my family and I attempting a gap year together, what would we find? I’ll cut right to the chase because this penultimate post is about sports. We found Chiang Rai united or the Oranage Knight as it is Read more
An introductory video to the mini series following a Cardiff Insider on his travels after University. Cardiff Uni and the city alike boasts a multicultural environment and a plethora of societies, many of which open the door to learning about other countries and cultures. The area of Thailand that I shall be based/ am Read more
I’ve been exam, assessment and uni-free since the 24th May, so for almost a month, which is ABSOLUTELY ridiculous. It’s gone absurdly quickly, but luckily, there are still 105 days (I counted) until my lectures start back in the Autumn term, which is again, ridiculous. I’m already missing walking through Cardiff city centre and visiting Read more
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