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10 ideas to put the fun into fundraising

10 ideas to put the fun into fundraising

Posted on 18 August 2022 by Jordan Curtis

Whether you signed up to run the Cardiff Half Marathon or are doing your own thing, we’ve put together some simple (and easy) fundraising ideas to help get you going […]

Tooting your own horn – Bossing It

Tooting your own horn – Bossing It

Posted on 29 July 2022 by Emma Lewis (BA 2017)

We’ve spoken to some of our successful graduates who have provided their top tips on why it’s a positive thing to ‘Toot your own horn’!

Recipes for Success: Traybake with cheesy croutons

Recipes for Success: Traybake with cheesy croutons

Posted on 25 July 2022 by Alumni team

Jane Cook (BA 2008) is an award-winning food blogger, podcaster and PR consultant who studied English Literature. For our Recipes for Success series, Jane generously shares her wonderful cheesy recipe.

Recipes for Success: Mushroom and pea pilaf

Recipes for Success: Mushroom and pea pilaf

Posted on 25 June 2022 by Alumni team

Beca Lyne-Pirkis (BMus 2004) is a writer, broadcaster and Great British Bake Off finalist. She likes getting creative with cooking and wanted to share this nice easy recipe for our Recipes for Success series.

Queen’s Birthday Honours – 2022

Queen’s Birthday Honours – 2022

Posted on 22 June 2022 by Alumni team

Members of the Cardiff University alumni community have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Remembering Reesh – saying yes to life and running Cardiff Half Marathon

Remembering Reesh – saying yes to life and running Cardiff Half Marathon

Posted on 25 May 2022 by Laura Stephenson

Laura Stephenson (BA 2008) has signed up to run Cardiff Half Marathon in October in memory of her friend Areesha. She’s raising money for Cardiff University’s cancer research and was inspired by her friend’s strength in the face of a devastating diagnosis, and ‘say yes to everything’ attitude.

Introducing… The 30(ish) Awards

Introducing… The 30(ish) Awards

Posted on 25 May 2022 by Alumni team

The 30(ish) Awards are coming soon, but what exactly are they? Barry Sullivan, Deputy Director of Supporter Relations and Head of Alumni & Supporter Relations, takes us through the thinking behind the awards scheme that’s doing things differently.

Get your foot in the door – Bossing It

Get your foot in the door – Bossing It

Posted on 23 May 2022 by Emma Lewis (BA 2017)

Starting out in the ‘real world’ after graduating can seem daunting, and finding (and securing) that perfect job, like an impossible task. We’ve spoken to Cardiff alumni who hit the ground running in carving out their career paths as recent graduates. Here are their top tips for getting your foot in the door...

Womentoring ‘22 – Connecting Cardiff’s alumnae through mentoring

Womentoring ‘22 – Connecting Cardiff’s alumnae through mentoring

Posted on 27 April 2022 by Anna Garton

During March, to celebrate Women’s History Month we ran our annual flash mentoring event for Cardiff’s alumnae, Womentoring. We brought together 22 carefully selected successful Cardiff alumnae as mentors, to share their valuable experience and expertise with more than 60 early-career mentees.

From surgeon to tech CEO: why I pivoted my career to help save the NHS – For Alumni, By Alumni

From surgeon to tech CEO: why I pivoted my career to help save the NHS – For Alumni, By Alumni

Posted on 20 April 2022 by Alumni team

Dr Owain Rhys Hughes (MBBCh 2005) is an ENT surgeon and successful healthtech entrepreneur, whose initiative Cinapsis is helping tackle the current NHS backlog crisis and reduce burnout across the healthcare workforce. He shares his experience of pivoting a career, the importance of collaboration and how making real change is possible.