Travelling

How to save for an experience abroad

Posted on 7 August 2019 by Ellie

Whether you are going on a study abroad placement or a summer volunteering programme, it is always difficult to save up for them. All world-wide adventures, no matter where you go or what you do, require money and sadly, this does not grow on trees. Luckily, there are plenty of websites and apps that can
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My Study Abroad Experience

Posted on 24 July 2019 by Ellie

I genuinely can’t believe I’m writing this because it means that my semester abroad in Adelaide, Australia is coming to an end. In just 2 days’ time I will be making the journey back to the UK after a fantastic five months down under. For the second semester of my second year studying journalism and
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Student Budgeting While Abroad

Posted on 11 June 2019 by Ellie

Cardiff offers a variety of opportunities to go abroad through its Global Opportunities department. Anything from volunteering in rural Nepal, sports coaching on a remote Fijian island or studying halfway across the world – any of this can become a reality during your time at University. Check out the Global Opps page to find out
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Internship Summer Plans

Posted on 11 June 2019 by Ellie

As the end of term draws to a close for the year, it is time to start thinking about this year’s summer plans! Last year I spent my long break across the other side of the world volunteering in Fiji which you can read all about here However, this year I am definitely starting to
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My volunteering experience at Cardiff University

Posted on 26 February 2019 by Ellie

In July 2018, I set off to the little South Pacific island of Fiji to undertake a volunteering project which involved teaching English, Maths and coaching sports to children. At Cardiff Uni, it is rare that you wouldn’t know at least one person who has gone volunteering with Think Pacific. If not, you will certainly
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Student Life Vlogs – Northern Arizona University

Posted on 15 November 2018 by Dan

I’m back! Hello, it’s Dan again, and I have returned! I am making student life vlogs once again, this time during my semester abroad in the states. In this episode, I introduce my semester abroad studying at Northern Arizona University (NAU), and I briefly talk about the university and the town I am staying in.
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Student Life Vlogs – Global Opportunities

Posted on 14 August 2018 by Dan

Hello again! In this vlog I talk about what opportunities are available for working and studying abroad during your degree. Everything you need to know: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/why-study-with-us/global-opportunities As always, questions are welcome. Enjoy!
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What to do in the uni holidays!

Posted on 15 July 2018 by Gee

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
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Have You Got Your Meningitis Jab?

Posted on 21 June 2018 by Gee

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
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