It is that time of year when the stress of applying to university and thinking of your future plans seems to hit you out of nowhere. Don’t worry. Every uni student has been through it and before long it will be history. So to help you a bit with the process, here are some top Read more
Looking back on my time as a prospective student, I wish I did go to more Open Days and spend good quality time at the University when I did attend. Remember – University is where you going to spend a minimum of the next three years of your life! With of all this in mind, Read more
Despite part time work and two weeks of work experience ahead, I am finally able to sit back and relax for the summer. Second year went ridiculously quick, it seems like only yesterday I was first moving into Talybont North and using my huge bags of pasta as a door stop. Suddenly, I blinked and Read more
As my first year at Cardiff University draws to a close, I am left pondering what I have learnt and what I would change. However, what I can say is that year one of uni has been incredible and exceeded all of my expectations. I have not only made great friends and memories but I Read more
Another year goes by and another Varsity sadly passes us. Varsity, as you probably know already, is an annual sporting event between Cardiff and Swansea and it’s the second biggest Varsity behind Oxfordshire and Cambridge. Oxfordshire is where I am from, thus Varsity is always a big event for myself when it comes around in Read more
Top 10 Reasons Why Cardiff is Great Big City, Small Town Vibe This was probably one of the main reasons why I instantly fell in love with Cardiff. With the idea of London completely intimidating me, yet the idea of living in a capital city being really appealing, Wales’ capital was the perfect match. Having Read more
I have always struggled with loneliness. I enjoy being in the company of others yet at the same time, I love being alone. There are various forms of loneliness. Sometimes people think being lonely only includes having no friends and being by yourself all the time. How about those who have friends yet still feel Read more
I have been vegetarian for just over three years and most of this time I’ve spent living in Cardiff. I spend a lot of my leftover money on trying new places to eat and naturally I skip over everything else on the menu to seek out those with a ‘V’ next to them. I’ve rounded Read more
Not quite it on the blogging front (aren’t you all thrilled!), but this is my penultimate post as part of my time on the Insider team. This blog in particular for me, is perhaps one of the most important of them all. This scheme was created to give an insight into life at university – Read more
Thanks to reading week, I’ve finally crawled out from my dark hiding place under my desk as I’ve managed to get vaguely on top of my work. I think this is possibly the first time I’ve ever had to actually use my reading week like a 9-5 job and get up and work. In fact, Read more
Our student bloggers are current Cardiff University students, sharing their real-life experiences in their own words.
Each student has their own blog but you can also ask them questions on the Cardiff University Admissions Facebook page.