Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Peidong Yang (MPhil 2011)

Posted on 10 January 2017 by Laura Stephenson

Peidong Yang studied his MPhil (by Research) in Social Sciences, in conjunction with Seafarers International Research Centre, under Nippon Fellowship. Here, he shares some of his highlights. I chose Cardiff University because it offered a unique opportunity to pursue a research degree in the social sciences. Given my non-social science background at the undergraduate level,
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Examined Life: Myles Hopper (BA 2010)

Posted on 21 November 2016 by Susie Bailey

Myles Hopper (BA 2010) is co-founder of Mindful Chef, a healthy food subscription company. I studied Ancient History at Cardiff University and absolutely loved it. Understanding and learning about different cultures and history is something that has always interested me. But what you study doesn’t have to define you. I’m now part of an exciting
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Aberfan remembered

Posted on 18 November 2016 by Susie Bailey

On 21 October 1966, a massive spoil-heap slid onto the mining village of Aberfan near Merthyr Tydfil, burying Pantglas Junior School in the valley below and killing 116 children and 28 adults. This tragic event changed the lives of many and the way mines and quarries were managed for the future. To commemorate the tragedy,
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Class of ’66 return to Cardiff’s School of Geography and Planning

Posted on 19 October 2016 by Susie Bailey

Fifty years since the first class graduated from what was then ‘Town Planning Studies’ at the School of Architecture and Environment, the Class of ’66 returned to Cardiff  University for their gold reunion. The class were joined by both current students and staff from the School of Geography and planning and were eager to share stories and relive memories from their time
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