studying

A Day in the Life of a Student: Lockdown Edition

Posted on 1 Tachwedd 2020 by Ellie

As the world continues to change all around us, students have been forced to adapt and navigate the academic world in an entirely new way. Whilst previously, a student’s day would have been filled with in-person lectures, study power hours at the library, and an evening drink at the pub with friends, the reality at
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Tips when tackling a Dissertation proposal

Posted on 1 Gorffennaf 2020 by Rowenna

Tips when doing an English Literature dissertation proposal In third year, English literature students get the opportunity to do a dissertation. Unlike many universities, this is an optional equivalent to a module, meaning that if you do not wish to do a dissertation you don’t have to. You can pick an extra module instead. A
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Top 10 Tips to Stay Productive at Home

Posted on 28 Mai 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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Resources for Transition to 1st Year Medicine!

Posted on 12 Ebrill 2020 by Ellen

When starting medicine, one of the most important elements to grasp is an understanding of how everything fits together. It can be easy to separate your anatomy completely from your microanatomy and even your physiology as well, but the aim of these resources is to help you see the bigger picture, as well as to suggest some areas of learning which
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English Literature Crash Course

Posted on 17 Mawrth 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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Making the Most of Reading Week

Posted on 2 Mawrth 2020 by Ellie

Although not getting the same half terms as schools and colleges, some university students are blessed with having something called a reading week. This is essentially a period in the middle of the semester where there are no scheduled lectures or seminars – giving you plenty of free time to, well, read. Here are some
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Top City Study Spaces

Posted on 10 Medi 2019 by Ellie

Every student has their favourite study time, study buddy and study space. But where is the prime place to put your head down and churn out that essay? Look no further, as I will be going through all the very best study spaces Cardiff has to offer in order for you to make the most
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Exam venues

Posted on 26 Mai 2018 by Tamzin

Exam venues make me more stressed than some of my actual exams. Not just the layout and echo of a crowded hall, but the fear of forgetting your student card, sitting in the wrong seat, being late to the exam or filling out the form incorrectly. To top it all off the exam venues are
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Revision tips for 6th form students

Posted on 25 Mai 2018 by Gee

My second year studying Journalism and Communications at Cardiff University has come to an end. Though I am so relieved and grateful to be back at home, it has come to realisation just how fast time goes! Two years ago, I was still in the midst of all my revision. May and June are the
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