Health and Wellbeing

Support with managing your emotional and physical health and wellbeing; counselling; student occupational health; urgent advice in a crisis.

Amser i Siarad Streiciau!

Posted on 27 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Gyda streic arall ar y gweill unwaith eto, roeddem am dawelu eich meddyliau nad yw’r byd ar ben, a bod cymorth a chyngor ar gael. Rydym yn deall y byddwch yn bryderus ac yn poeni sut bydd y streiciau hyn yn cael effaith arnoch chi a’ch astudiaethau. A fydd effaith ar fy marciau? Pam mae
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Time to talk strikes!

Posted on 27 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

With strike action upon us once again, we wanted to reassure you that all is not lost, help and support is available. We understand that you will be anxious and worried about how these strikes will impact you and your studies. Will my marks be affected? Why does this keep happening? What can I do
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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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‘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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“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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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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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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