Dathlu Mis Hanes LGBT +

Posted on 19 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Helo bawb, Dyma Fis Hanes LGBT+, adeg o’r flwyddyn pan ydym yn cofio’r holl bobl a oedd yn ymroi i geisio hawliau, rhyddid a balchder. Ar yr adeg hon o’r flwyddyn, mae’n arbennig o bwysig ystyried pa mor bell rydym ni wedi dod, hyd yn oed yn ystod y blynyddoedd diwethaf. Bob dydd, mae mwy
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Celebrating LGBT + History Month

Posted on 19 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Hi all, It’s LGBT+ History Month, a time of year where we remember all the people who dedicated themselves to the pursuit of rights, freedom, and pride. At this time of year, its especially important to reflect on how far we’ve come, even in the last few years. Everyday, more and more people across the
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Clare: “why I chose to become a student mentor”

Posted on 13 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“Hello, I’m Clare, a third year Ancient History student. I’ve been involved with the mentoring scheme from my very first day at University – from being mentored in first year, to being a mentor in my 2nd year and now a mentor consultant in my final year. Mentors provide a vital support base for first
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Clare: “pam y dewisais bod yn fentor i fyfyrwyr”

Posted on 13 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“Helo bawb, Clare ydw i, myfyrwraig trydedd flwyddyn sy’n astudio Hanes yr Henfyd. Rwyf wedi bod ynghlwm wrth y cynllun mentora ers fy niwrnod cyntaf un yn y Brifysgol – o gael fy mentora yn y flwyddyn gyntaf, i fod yn fentor yn fy ail flwyddyn, i fod yn ymgynghorydd mentora nawr yn fy mlwyddyn
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Ffion: “pam y dewisais bod yn fentor i fyfyrwyr”

Posted on 12 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“Helo bawb, fy enw i yw Ffion, ac rwy’n fyfyrwraig meistr integredig yn fy mhedwaredd flwyddyn yn Ysgol y Biowyddorau, a hefyd Ymgynghorydd Mentora ar gyfer Mentoriaid Myfyrwyr y Biowyddorau.  Rwyf wedi bod yn rhan o’r Cynllun Mentora Myfyrwyr am rai blynyddoedd nawr, ac roeddwn yn rhan o’r garfan gyntaf o Fentoriaid Myfyrwyr y Biowyddorau.
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Ffion: ‘why I chose to become a student mentor’

Posted on 12 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“Hi everyone, my name is Ffion and I’m a 4th year Integrated Master’s student in the School of Bioscience and also a Mentor Consultant for Bioscience Student Mentors. I’ve been part of the Student Mentoring Scheme for a few years now, and I was part of the first cohort of Bioscience Student Mentors. If you’re
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Kaiya: “why I chose to become a student mentor”

Posted on 5 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“In order to succeed in the job market following graduation, it is important to not only succeed in your degree but to also develop your skills via work experience opportunities. Graduate employers look specifically for communication, teamwork, leadership and time-management skills. The Student Mentoring scheme is a brilliant opportunity to develop such skills and attain
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Kaiya: “pam y dewisais bod yn fentor i fyfyrwyr”

Posted on 5 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“Er mwyn llwyddo yn y farchnad swyddi ar ôl graddio, mae’n bwysig llwyddo yn eich gradd yn ogystal â datblygu eich sgiliau drwy gyfleoedd i gael profiad gwaith. Mae cyflogwyr graddedigion yn chwilio’n benodol am sgiliau cyfathrebu, gweithio mewn tîm, arwain a rheoli amser. Mae’r cynllun Mentora Myfyrwyr yn gyfle gwych i ddatblygu’r fath sgiliau
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Sophie: “why I chose to become a student mentor”

Posted on 5 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“Hi, my name is Sophie and I was a Student Mentor in my second year of university. I found the scheme very rewarding as I was able to help first year students as they started their university life. In my meetings I covered topics including housing and referencing, which I believe are topics that are
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Sophie: “pam y dewisais bod yn fentor i fyfyrwyr”

Posted on 5 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“Shwmae, Sophie ydw i, ac roeddwn i’n Fentor Myfyrwyr yn ystod fy ail flwyddyn yn y brifysgol. Rhoddodd y cynllun lawer iawn o foddhad i mi am fy mod yn gallu helpu myfyrwyr y flwyddyn gyntaf wrth iddyn nhw ddechrau eu bywydau yn y brifysgol. Yn fy nghyfarfodydd, bues i’n trafod llety a geirdaon ymhlith
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‘Mae fy mhryder yn fy mharlysu mewn arholiadau – rwy’n poeni y byddaf yn methu!’

Posted on 19 January 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

“Rwyf yn fy 2il flwyddyn a dwi wedi sylwi nad wyf yn ymdopi ag arholiadau yn dda iawn. Rwy’n ymdopi’n iawn â fy ngwaith cwrs yn ôl pob golwg, ond mae fy meddwl yn mynd yn wag pan fyddaf o dan bwysau mewn ystafell arholiad! Rydw i eisoes wedi gorfod ailsefyll rhai arholiadau ac rwy’n
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‘My anxiety paralysis me in exams – I’m worried I’ll fail!’

Posted on 19 January 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

“I’m in my 2nd year and I’m finding that I’m not coping with exams very well. I seem to do okay in my coursework but when put under pressure in exam settings I just go blank. I’ve already had to re-sit some exams and I’m worried I’m going to have to re-sit the whole year
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Cyngor ynghylch arholiadau gan fyfyriwr ôl-raddedig sy’n gwybod orau!

Posted on 2 January 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Ewch ati i gynllunio! A’r tymor arholi’n agosáu’n gyflym, mae cynllunio mor bwysig. Pan ydw i’n dweud cynllunio, rwy’n golygu cynllunio pob dim. Mae eisoes digon o straen i fywyd, ac mae pwysau ychwanegol arholiadau ac adolygu dros y Nadolig yn gallu bod yn feichus. Ond rwy’n addo i chi, os ydych chi’n trefnu, amserlennu
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Exam tips from a postgrad student in the know!

Posted on 2 January 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Get Planning! With exam season fast approaching it is so important to plan. When I mean plan, I mean everything. Life is stressful enough and the added pressure of exams and revision to consider over the Christmas break isn’t an easy one. But I promise you if you organise, schedule and divide your time accordingly
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Dafydd working on a digital farm

Datblygu fy ngyrfa gydag interniaeth yn Digital Farming

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Dafydd yn dweud wrthym am ei leoliad gwaith fel Cynorthwy-ydd Ymchwil yn Digital Farming a sut mae wedi ei helpu i fod yn fwy cyflogadwy Beth yn enw eich lleoliad a beth mae’n cynnwys? Cynorthwy-ydd Ymchwil yn Digital Farming. Roedd y rôl yn cynnwys mesur ac addasu pH ac EC y tanciau dŵr ar gyfer
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Dafydd working on a digital farm

Growing my career with an internship at Digital Farming

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Dafydd tells us about his placement as a Research Assistant at Digital Farming and how it helped him become more employable. What is the name of your placement and what did it involve? Research Assistant at Digital Farming. The role involved measuring and adjusting the pH and EC of the water tanks for the strawberries
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Lily Ginns at work

Gaining experience on-campus with an internship

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Lily tells us about her on-campus internship with the Centre for Education Support and Innovation and how it’s helped boost her employability. What does your placement involve? My placement involves assisting with the evaluation of National Student Survey (NSS) data and evaluating Student Champions teams, including helping structure their work for the next academic year,
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Lily Ginns at work

Ennill profiad gyda interniaeth ar y campws

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae Lily yn dweud wrthym am ei hinterniaeth ar y campws gyda’r ganolfan cynnal addysg a’r arloesedd a sut mae’n helpu i roi hwb i’w chyflogadwyedd. Beth oeddech chi’n ei wneud ar leoliad? Mae fy lleoliad yn cynnwys helpu i werthuso data’r Arolwg Cenedlaethol o fyfyrwyr a gwerthuso timau Hyrwyddwyr myfyrwyr, gan gynnwys helpu i
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“Y Prosiect Profiad yn y Dosbarth wedi profi i mi fy mod i wrth fy modd yn gweithio gyda phlant ac rydw i eisiau parhau i wneud hynny”

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Bu Zoe, myfyriwr Hanes a’i bryd ar fod yn athro, yn gwneud profiad gwaith yn Ysgol Gynradd Adamsdown yng Nghaerdydd yn cefnogi athrawon a phlant yn y dosbarth. Roeddwn i eisiau cael mwy o brofiad yn gweithio gyda phlant tra yn y brifysgol, felly gwnes i gais am le ar y Prosiect Profiad yn y
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“The Classroom Experience Project has given me a sure idea that I love working with kids and want to continue doing so.”

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Zoe, a History student and aspiring teacher, took part in work experience at Adamsdown Primary School in Cardiff where she supported teachers and children in class. I wanted to gain more experience working with children whilst at university, so I applied to the Classroom Experience Project. I found out about the project through my Careers
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Fy mhrofiad i yn y Wobrwyo Myfyriwr Israddedig y Flwyddyn Target Jobs – Jack

Posted on 5 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Jack Winkles, myfyriwr MA Peirianneg Sifil ac yn rownd derfynol Gwobr ‘Peirianneg ac Adeiladu’ yn dweud wrthym am ei brofiad yn y Wobrwyo Myfyriwr Israddedig y Flwyddyn. Roedd Seremoni Wobrwyo Myfyriwr Israddedig y Flwyddyn Target Jobs yn brofiad gwych. Roedd 14 gwobr, pob un wedi’u noddi gan gwmni gwahanol. Noddwr y wobr Peirianneg ac Adeiladu
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Fy mhrofiad i yn y Wobrwyo Myfyriwr Israddedig y Flwyddyn Target Jobs – Alice

Posted on 5 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Shwmae, Alice ydw i a dwi’n dod o Rydychen. Ar hyn o bryd, rwy’n fyfyriwr Gwyddorau Dynol a Chymdeithasol yn fy nhrydedd flwyddyn. Yn gynharach eleni roeddwn yn rownd derfynol Gwobr ‘Gweithredu Cymdeithasol Effeithiol’ yn y Wobrwyo Myfyriwr Israddedig y Flwyddyn Target Jobs. Dwi wrth fy modd bod fy ngradd yn addysgu pethau ymarferol am
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My experience at the Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards – Jack

Posted on 5 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Jack Winkles, MA Civil Engineering student and ‘Engineering and Construction’ Award finalist tells us about his experience at this year’s Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards. The Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year awards was a great experience. There were 14 awards, each sponsored by a different company. The sponsor for the Engineering and
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My experience at the Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards – Alice

Posted on 5 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Hello, I’m Alice and I’m from Oxford. I am currently a third year student studying Human and Social Sciences and earlier this year I was an ‘Impactful Social Action’ Award finalist at the Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards. I love the fact that my degree teaches me practical things about the world around
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From insight to Career – My experience at Diverse Cymru.

Posted on 3 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Georgia Marks, a final year law student tells us how she secured a job after her work experience insight at Diverse Cymru. What was the name of your insight and what did it involve? My insight was a policy and research insight at Diverse Cymru. It involved gaining understanding into the workings of policy and
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O interniaeth i yrfa – fy mhrofiad i yn Diverse Cymru.

Posted on 3 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae Georgia Marks, myfyriwr blwyddyn olaf ym myd y gyfraith, yn dweud wrthym sut y llwyddodd i sicrhau swydd ar ôl ei phrofiad o brofiad gwaith yn Diverse Cymru. Beth oedd enw eich interniaeth a beth oedd yn ei gynnwys? Roedd fy interniaeth yn golygu ennill dealltwriaeth o sut mae polisi ac ymchwil yn y
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“Rydw i mewn perygl o roi’r gorau i’r Brifysgol gan fy mod i’n anhapus.’

Posted on 19 November 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Eleanor o’r tîm Cwnsela Myfyrwyr yn ymateb i gyfyng-gyngor myfyriwr… “Rydw i’n ei chael hi’n anodd ymgartrefu yn ôl yn y Brifysgol ar ôl yr haf. Rwy’n gweld gofynion yr ail flwyddyn yn heriol iawn yn barod, a dwi ddim yn mwynhau’r gwaith ar hyn o bryd. Fel arfer, rwy’n gwneud yn dda iawn, ond
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I‘m at risk of dropping out of University because I’m unhappy.

Posted on 19 November 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Eleanor from Student Counselling responds to a student dilemma… “I’m really struggling to settle back into Uni after the Summer. I’m finding the demands of 2nd year really challenging already and I’m not enjoying the work at the moment. I usually do really well but I didn’t do that well in my summer exams it’s
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Job hunting as an International Student

Posted on 13 November 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

It’s tough being an international student. Moving to Cardiff from Jakarta, my hometown, was no doubt the scariest thing I’ve ever done, as I had to adjust to an unfamiliar place where I knew absolutely no one and had no idea about the culture. Navigating university life as an international student is difficult enough, but
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Chwilio am swyddi fel Myfyriwr Rhyngwladol

Posted on 13 November 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Mae bod yn fyfyriwr rhyngwladol yn anodd. Heb os, symud i Gaerdydd o Jakarta – y man lle cefais fy magu – oedd y profiad a gododd y mwyaf o fraw arnaf erioed, gan y bu’n rhaid i mi addasu i rywle anghyfarwydd lle nad oeddwn yn adnabod unrhyw un nac yn gwybod unrhyw beth
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Teacher in classroom

Ydych chi’n ystyried gyrfa ym myd addysg?

Posted on 1 November 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Cwblhaodd Elena Hajilambini – sy’n astudio am radd BA Cerddoriaeth – brofiad gwaith y flwyddyn academaidd ddiwethaf fel rhan o Brosiect Profiad yn y Dosbarth. Aeth hi i adran gerdd Ysgol Gyfun Radur. Mae hi’n rhoi gwybod i ni am ei phrofiad yma: Fy mhrofiad Ers blynyddoedd, rydw i wedi gwybod mai athrawes rydw i
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Teacher in classroom

Are you considering a career in teaching?

Posted on 31 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Elena Hajilambi, who studies BA Music, completed work experience last year as part of the Classroom Experience Project. She went to Radyr Comprehensive’s Music department. Here she tells us about her experience. My experience I’ve known for years that I wanted to become a teacher in the future but wasn’t aware that in order to
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Iris Prize poster

Fy nhaith gyda theulu Iris a chipolwg ar Ŵyl Ffilmiau Rhyngwladol LGBT+ Caerdydd

Posted on 31 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Roedd y brifysgol o hyd yn golygu ehangu fy ngorwelion, sy’n brofiad tebyg i gymaint ohonom. Yn aml, dyma ein cam cyntaf ar lwybr annibyniaeth, ac mae ein hamser yma wedi’i lunio gan bobl a phrofiadau yn llawn cymaint â darlithoedd a llyfrgelloedd. I mi, un o’r ffyrdd mwyaf cadarnhaol o archwilio’r ochr gymdeithasol a
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Iris Prize poster

My journey with the Iris Family: a look at Cardiff’s own LGBT+ International film festival

Posted on 31 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

University, alike for so many of us, was always about expanding myself. Often our first gateway to independence, our time here is shaped just as much by people and experiences, as it is by lectures and libraries. For me, one of the most positive ways to explore that sociable and creative side outside of the
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The summer I met Boris

Posted on 24 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Challenging my mind set I, like many others, thought that the Civil Service Fast Stream wasn’t meant for people like me. I wasn’t male, I didn’t go to Oxbridge and I hadn’t studied PPE. The Bridge Report, published in 2016, found that the Fast Stream intake was still less socially diverse than Oxford and mentally,
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Yr haf y cwrddais i â Boris

Posted on 23 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Herio fy meddylfryd Roeddwn i, fel llawer o bobl eraill, yn credu nad oedd Llwybr Carlam y Gwasanaeth Sifil ar gyfer pobl fel fi. Dydw i ddim yn ddyn, es i ddim i Rydychen neu Gaergrawnt, a doeddwn i heb astudio PPE. Canfu Adroddiad Bridge, a gyhoeddwyd yn 2016, fod y rhai sy’n cael lle
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Ymlaen!

Free co-working space with YMLAEN

Posted on 11 October 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Are you looking to develop your business idea or looking to freelance? Find out how you could get a free desk space in a Cardiff co-working hub together with seed-funding to bring your idea to life.  The YMLAEN (Welsh for ‘onwards’) scheme offers a free desk space for current students and graduates in a local
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Ymlaen!

Lle cydweithio am ddim gydag YMLAEN!

Posted on 11 October 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Ydych chi’n bwriadu datblygu eich syniad busnes neu ystyried gweithio’n llawrhydd? Darganfyddwch sut y gallech gael lle desg am ddim mewn canolfan gydweithio Caerdydd ynghyd â chyllid sbarduno i ddod â’ch syniad yn fyw.  Mae’r cynllun YMLAEN yn cynnig gofod desg am ddim i fyfyrwyr a graddedigion mewn canolfan gydweithio leol.  Bydd ymgeiswyr llwyddiannus hefyd
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Speaking out about depression and anxiety

Posted on 9 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Polly, Cardiff Alumni and former Wellbeing Champion, talks about her struggles with depression and anxiety…. My symptoms of depression and anxiety first started showing when I started University in 2015. Being in an unfamiliar place, away from my usual support network of family, a feeling of detachment set in. Although I’ve always been a hard
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Codi llais am iselder a gorbryder

Posted on 9 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Polly, un o Gynfyfyrwyr Caerdydd, a fu gynt yn Hyrwyddwr Llesiant, sy’n sôn am ei brwydrau gydag iselder a gorbryder… Dechreuodd fy symptomau iselder a gorbryder ddod i’r amlwg gyntaf pan gychwynnais i yn y Brifysgol yn 2015.  Oherwydd mod i mewn man anghyfarwydd, ymhell o’m rhwydwaith cefnogi arferol yn y teulu, dechreuais i deimlo’n
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“I want to have fun at Uni but how do I reassure my parents I’m safe?”

Posted on 8 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Eleanor from Student Counselling responds to a student dilemma… I’m in my first year and this is the first time I’ve lived away from home. My Mum is really supportive and happy that I’m at Cardiff Uni but she’s always checking up on me because she’s worried about how I’m coping and where I am
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Dw i eisiau joio tra fy mod i yn y Brifysgol, ond dw i ddim yn siŵr sut i dawelu meddwl fy rhieni fy mod i’n ddiogel?

Posted on 8 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Eleanor o’r tîm Cwnsela Myfyrwyr yn ymateb i gyfyng-gyngor myfyriwr… Rydw i yn fy mlwyddyn gyntaf a dyma’r tro cyntaf i mi fyw oddi gartref. Mae fy Mam yn gefnogol iawn ac yn hapus fy mod i ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd, ond mae hi wastad yn gwneud yn siŵr fy mod i’n iawn achos mae hi’n
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Grow your idea

Tyfwch eich syniad gyda Syniad 2019

Posted on 2 October 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae SYNIAD yma i rymuso myfyrwyr i ddod yn arloeswyr drwy dyfu eu syniadau a’u hyder.  Cystadleuaeth SYNIAD   Ffocws SYNIAD 2019 yw ein cystadleuaeth syniadau.   Yn fwy nag erioed, mae angen syniadau gwych ar y byd i darfu ar y cyffredin. Rydym wedi gweithio gyda Chanolfan Newid Hinsawdd a Thrawsnewid Cymdeithasol Prifysgol Caerdydd (https://cast.ac.uk/) i
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Grow your idea

Grow your idea with Syniad 2019

Posted on 2 October 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

SYNIAD is here to help students become innovators by growing their ideas and confidence.  (SYNIAD is Welsh for ‘IDEA’ – it is pronounced SUN-YAD)   SYNIAD Competition   The focus of SYNIAD 2019 is our ideas competition.   More than ever, the world needs great ideas to disrupt the ordinary. We have worked with Cardiff University’s Centre for
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My top tips for freshers’…

Posted on 24 September 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Hi all, I’m Clare, a third year Ancient History student. I’m also a student mentor. The student mentor scheme matches first year students (mentees) to mentors from the same academic School (there are mentors in every school except for Architecture). Each mentor is assigned a small group of mentees and they meet on a regular
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Fy awgrymiadau ardderchog ar gyfer wythnos y glas…

Posted on 24 September 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Helo bawb, Clare ydw i, myfyriwr trydedd flwyddyn sy’n astudio Hanes yr Henfyd. Rydw i hefyd yn fentor myfyrwyr. Mae’r cynllun mentoriaid myfyrwyr yn paru myfyrwyr blwyddyn gyntaf (mentoreion) â mentoriaid o’r un Ysgol academaidd (ceir mentoriaid ym mhob ysgol heblaw am Bensaernïaeth). Neilltuir grŵp bach o fentoreion i bob mentor ac maen nhw’n cwrdd
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5 steps for students who have failed their exams

Posted on 21 June 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir from the Advice and Money Team shares 5 steps for students who have failed their exams…  The exam board has met and you will have received an email to say your results are available to be viewed on SIMS.  When you viewed your results did you find a dreaded F, or a lower classification or
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5 cam i fyfyrwyr sydd wedi methu eu harholiadau

Posted on 21 June 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae Einir o’r Tîm Cyngor ac Arian yn rhoi 5 cam i fyfyrwyr sydd wedi methu eu harholiadau… Mae’r bwrdd arholi wedi cwrdd, a byddwch wedi cael ebost i ddweud bod eich canlyniadau ar gael i’w gweld ar SIMS.  Pan gawsoch eich canlyniadau, a gawsoch eich siomi gan ddosbarthiad neu farc llwyddo is na’r disgwyl,
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