Taking a career break – Bossing It

Posted on 24 January 2023 by Emma Lewis (BA 2017)

Taking a career break is something many of us will do in our lives and it’s something to take pride in. There are many reasons for taking a career break – whether it’s to develop your professional skills, take time out to spend with family, or simply to seize new experiences. We spoke to some of our alumni community who have shared their advice on the benefits of a career break, and how to get the most from your time out.
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Cardiff alumni represent Wales at Rugby World Cup

Posted on 26 October 2022 by Jordan Curtis

With the Rugby World Cup underway in New Zealand, Wales kicked off their campaign with a closely fought 18-15 win over Scotland. The team will face New Zealand in the quarter-finals of the tournament, having progressed through their group. This year holds major significance as for the first time, a number of the team have gone into the tournament with professional contracts.
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Meet the Researcher – Dr Kerrie Thomas

Posted on 17 October 2022 by Alumni team

Dr Kerrie Thomas is a Reader at the Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute (NMHRI) and Co-Director of the Hodge Centre for Neuropsychiatric Immunology. Her research looks to further our understanding of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and ultimately improve the way we treat this devastating condition.
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Supporting the next generation of Cardiff students – a look back at the year

Posted on 11 October 2022 by Alumni team

Students are at the heart of Cardiff University, but financial challenges can prevent the best and brightest minds from accessing the education and opportunities they deserve.

Last year our supporters gave a staggering £68,000 towards supporting Cardiff students to achieve their full potential, through generous donations, as well as gifts in Wills and in memory of loved ones. Our alumni also gave their time and expertise to support our students through mentoring, giving career talks and offering internships to help prepare them for life after Cardiff.
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