societies

An Insight into Xpress Radio

Posted on 13 August 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Xpress radio is an entirely student-based radio broadcasting service. It was founded in 1996 and has won multiple awards. Entirely independent, Xpress radio provides students with the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in broadcasting, producing and even DJing. The radio station is very proud to broadcast in both Welsh and English, this includes welsh music
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An Insight into Quench

Posted on 6 August 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Quench is an award-winning student-based magazine, offering a comprehensive guide to Cardiff life and culture. Founded in 2007, Quench has collected six awards for best student magazine over the years and publishes five magazines a year. The magazine has a multitude of sections: Features, Column, Culture, Film and Tv, Music, Literature, Fashion, Travel, Food and
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An Insight into the Gair Rhydd

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

The Gair Rhydd is the official student newspaper at Cardiff University and has won numerous awards for its journalism. It is available printed in the student union and online on their website. It offers the opportunity to students to hone their journalism skills and gain invaluable experience in their chosen journalism sector. Gair Rhydd boasts
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Why Cardiff?

Posted on 11 March 2019 by Phoebe

When in my first year of sixth form, we had lots of talks about what to do next, how to find your perfect university and were encouraged to look round as many as possible. Coming from Guernsey, choosing a Uni seemed like quite a big decision as I knew I would not come home for
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Studying at Cardiff University

Posted on 10 February 2019 by Oliver

Hello everyone! As this is my first time blogging, I thought I’d start with the basics and just introduce myself and my background. As you can see from my bio, my name is Oliver and I’m currently in my 4th year at Cardiff University. I study Medicine, but this year am doing an intercalated degree
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Why You Should Join A Society

Posted on 27 August 2018 by Gee

Coming to University can be a very overwhelming experience because there are just so many things to think about and do. I can imagine right now everyone is worrying about whether or not they have bought everything they need for September and are nervous about making friends. But that is just the least of it.
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Top 15 First Year Advice

Posted on 17 May 2018 by Ellie

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
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Religion at university

Posted on 24 July 2017 by Nancyanne

I am going to use Christianity in this blog.  Are you going to university this September and wondering whether it is possible to reconcile being a student and a Christian? Well here it is. Yes, you can be a Christian at university.   Just under two years ago, the thought of starting university was super
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WHY I LOVE BEING A SOCIETY PRESIDENT

Posted on 14 May 2014 by Vicky

Time management at uni is tough, and before you know it you’re at the end of your degree and thrust into the world of grown-up stuff. Non-uni goers look upon our student lives as lazy and pretty easy, but fitting in deadlines, socialising and all the other sports/extra-curricular/part-time jobs we seem to accumulate over our
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Cardiff University Psychology Society

Posted on 7 November 2012 by Hannah

Hi all! So I thought I’d do a little spotlight on something that has played a major role in my life over the past couple of months: PsyCardiff – The Psychology Society. I’m sure all of you know the deal with societies…they’re run by students for students. They put on events, have crazy socials, and
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