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Bringing your car to Uni

Posted on 17 November 2020 by Rowenna

Bringing your car up to Uni is a subject often entangled with anxiety and irritation at the lack of parking. This is your how to guide for having a car at Uni and making sure you make the most of it.   Tip 1  My first tip is to check with your estate agent and landlord
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Dealing with Burnout

Posted on 17 November 2020 by Rowenna

It’s almost half way through the first term and, even without Covid rampaging and confusing everything, many students would be experiencing a certain level of burnout by now. Stress, anxiety, and depression are common in the student population. Navigating mental health while staying on top of your studies can be a task, but there are ways to get through it.  
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Dealing with Homesickness in a Locked-Down World

Posted on 12 October 2020 by Henry

The world is a pretty weird place right now. With concepts such as ‘test, track and trace’; ‘self-isolation’ and ‘lockdown’ all being thrust upon us over the past few months, it isn’t easy getting up and moving on with life again. But that isn’t to say normal struggles don’t matter any more – if anything,
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Boosting Your Employability

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna

Boosting Your Employability While Studying at Cardiff University You are at Cardiff university, congratulations. You are studying to get a degree that you hope will get you a job. With so many graduates competing for the same job, working on your employability is essential. There are many ways to do this and Cardiff University has
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Top 10 Tips to Stay Productive at Home

Posted on 28 May 2020 by Rowenna

Covid-19 has turned our lives upside down, altered our way of life and created many obstacles – one of which is studying at home.  Some of you may have brothers and sisters who make it difficult to stay focused and stay on task. You may find it hard to motivate yourself as it doesn’t feel like ‘real work’ since you’re not
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Student Life Vlogs – Integrated Master’s

Posted on 20 April 2020 by Dan

First vlog in over a year. Hello! I’m back again since finishing my third year and almost completing my fourth. In this video I give a quick update as to what I’ve been up to and I talk a little about integrated master’s programmes. As always, feel free to ask questions in the comments, I
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The Importance of Taking ‘Me’ Moments at University

Posted on 18 April 2020 by Rowenna

University is intense, there’s no denying that. It is full of socialising, events and studying. Sometimes it can get a bit overwhelming and that is perfectly normal. Living in a flat of 4-8 people means that you often are in the company of at least one other person all the time. There can also be pressure from others to
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English Literature Crash Course

Posted on 17 March 2020 by Rowenna

Often English Literature is perceived as a course where you simply read, consider the way that the colour of curtains reflects the mood of the author and essentially pull out 2000 words from nothing. This perception could not be more wrong. Currently studying English Literature at Cardiff University, I can tell you that it is a hard
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