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Easy Eats: 5 Vegan Varieties

Posted on 1 November 2016 by Your Student Life, Supported

Kate, Student Intern, shares 5 budget-friendly vegan dishes for you to try this World Vegan Day… Happy World Vegan Day to both our vegan and non-vegan students! A vegan is someone who chooses not to eat meat, fish or dairy products, although the common misconception seems to be that vegans live on little more than
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Easy eats for students: Around the world in 5 rice dishes

Posted on 5 October 2016 by Your Student Life, Supported

Jess, our Advice and Money Student Intern, shares five of many rice dishes, to kick start your rice relationship. At half the price of instant noodles and with limitless versatility, rice is the king of student foods and should be a staple in every cupboard. A 10Kg bag of rice will set you back around
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The Exam Diet: Your guide to budget-friendly brain food

Posted on 7 January 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

27Kate, our Student Intern, shares her tips for eating well on a budget during exams…   Endless tesco meal deals, the occasional wi-wo, various chocolatey snacks and an array of beverages from hoffi coffi’s selection may seem like the ideal exam diet, but it’s neither brain food nor budget-friendly. I know the struggles of exam
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9 Things to do this Easter

Posted on 11 April 2017 by Your Student Life, Supported

Victoria, student intern, shares 9 things to do this Easter, to help you to keep busy, recover after a stressful term and prepare for another. It’s Easter at last! Another term has whizzed by, the deadlines are done, the Welsh weather has suddenly transformed and Varsity has left everyone with that victory glow. Now a
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Top tips for eating healthy during exams

Posted on 10 January 2017 by Your Student Life, Supported

Kate, Student Intern offers her tips for eating healthy at Uni, during exams and on a budget …   A quick fast food fix may look tempting when you are up late revising or doing the dreaded library day. However, your body and brain need proper fuel for revision. Eat fresh fruit and veg, swap
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10 things to do during the Christmas break

Posted on 6 December 2016 by Your Student Life, Supported

Don’t be a lonely snowman this Christmas, Victoria, Student Intern shares some great tips for things to do … Being away from home during holiday season is always hard, especially when you step outside and you realise Cathays is completely deserted! However, just because student life stops for a few weeks, it doesn’t mean you have nothing to
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Budgeting Basics

Posted on 11 February 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

The looooooooooong second term and the dreaded ‘B’ word (Budgeting of course!) Our experts in the Advice and Money Team share some help and budgeting advice. You’ve managed through the first term of the academic year, survived the money pit of Christmas and finally reached the second instalment of funding pay day; hurray!! Finally, your
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A guide to remote working and virtual teams from SAGE

Posted on 27 November 2018 by Your Student Life, Supported

Stacey from SAGE talks to us about remote working and virtual teams and their benefits… In 2017, more than 4.3 million people worked remotely in the UK. The latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that three quarters of these people were experienced professionals who work in the highest skilled areas of the economy.
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Living a healthy University life

Posted on 1 September 2017 by Your Student Life, Supported

Two of our students have teamed up to share advice for freshers and current students on leading a healthy life whilst making the most of your time here at Cardiff University! Well done! You’ve made it to university and you’re probably enthusiastic to explore and try new things, whilst also a bit anxious about how
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DIY Christmas gifts for student budgets

Posted on 4 December 2016 by Your Student Life, Supported

Sophie, Student Intern, shares 5 DIY Christmas gifts to help you get in the festive spirit without breaking your fragile budget… The temperate drops… and with it so does your stomach. Christmas is round the corner and you barely have enough money to buy a pack of Brussel sprouts, even with your 10% NUS discount
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Smartphone Wellbeing: Anxiety Apps

Posted on 4 November 2016 by Your Student Life, Supported

Placement students Tsvetina Ivanova and Kristian King, discuss anxiety apps and how they can help you… In a modern world everybody relies on their mobile phones for a whole range of activities such as communicating, information gathering or just filling some time while waiting. Given their almost constant presence in our daily routines, they begin
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Have a holiday from booze – it’s Dry January

Posted on 4 January 2016 by Your Student Life, Supported

Our Counselling, Health & Wellbeing Team invited Andrew Misell, Director at Alcohol Concern Cymru, to tell us more about Dry January …   Alcohol Concern work closely with the Counselling, Health & Wellbeing Team at the Student Support Centre, 50 Park Place and Cardigan House. Together they aim to support students by offering a range of
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Christmas Survival Guide Part 4 – Top tips for staying healthy and positive over the holidays

Posted on 10 December 2015 by Your Student Life, Supported

Having to spend the Christmas holidays at university can be hard, especially if you are usually at home with family. Our 6 part Christmas Survival Guide should help you to banish those winter blues… The Christmas holidays are pretty renowned for being a time when people can become a bit bogged down with the cold and wintery weather,
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Christmas Survival Guide Part 3 – Festive recipes for you to try

Posted on 9 December 2015 by Your Student Life, Supported

Having to spend the Christmas holidays at university can be hard, especially if you are usually at home with family. Our 6 part Christmas Survival Guide should help …   It’s that time of year where most people are enjoying a few festive treats. For the third part to our survival guide, I’ve lined up
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Christmas Survival Guide Part 1 – Activities and things to do over the holidays

Posted on 7 December 2015 by Your Student Life, Supported

Having to spend the Christmas holidays at university can be hard, especially if you are usually at home with family. Our 6 part Christmas Survival Guide should help you to banish those winter blues and make the most of festive period, ensuring it’s a time filled with fun, love and support…   There are a number
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3 top tips for eating healthy on a budget

Posted on 14 October 2015 by Your Student Life, Supported

Annie, Student Intern in our Counselling, Health & Wellbeing team offers her tips for eating healthy on a budget …   Eating healthily at university can seem like an impossible task, and many students may get frustrated at the prospect of sloping round the supermarket looking for overpriced ingredients when they can throw a pizza in the
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6 tips for dealing with homesickeness over Easter

Posted on 30 March 2015 by Your Student Life, Supported

Virginia, Journalism student & Marketing Intern shares her experience of being away from home and how she deals with it …   Homesickness can appear at any given time during the year, however it usually worsens over the holiday period. For me this is because I know that my family and loved ones are gathering
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5 Tips for Eating Well on a Budget

Posted on 28 October 2014 by Your Student Life, Supported

With the current cost of living on the increase, it has never been so important to be mindful of ways to try to eat well on a budget. It is possible to do this with careful planning. Below are some useful ideas and tips to help guide you through the process.   Key principles of
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