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Become a Student Mentor!

Posted on 2 February 2018 by Amy

Lucy Ghent, a Student Mentor and Cardiff Award student talks about her experience of being a mentor and how it’s a great role to do alongside your Cardiff Award as part of your extra-curricular hours ……….. In today’s competitive job markets, students need to be able to demonstrate to employers that they have transferable employability skills, such
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Cardiff Award Portfolio Submission Advice

Posted on 26 January 2018 by Amy

With the Cardiff Award portfolio submission deadline approaching on 1st March for our 2016-18 student cohort, Kirsty and Nikkita, our Cardiff Award Student Mentors offer some advice on putting together your portfolio…. Do you have any tips for Cardiff Award students compiling their portfolio to hand in on 1st March? It’s a great idea to
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Tips for managing your time on the Cardiff Award

Posted on 14 December 2017 by Amy

We understand that it can be quite daunting being at the beginning of your Cardiff Award journey. You may be wondering how you are going to fit in all of the requirements of the programme around your studies. Kirsty and Nikkita, our Cardiff Award Student Mentors, both completed the Cardiff Award last academic year. Here they
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“I couldn’t stress more how useful the Cardiff Award is.”- Iona Thomas

Posted on 11 December 2017 by Amy

Iona Thomas, a Genetics student on the Cardiff Award shares her experience of the programme…… I am in the midst of my Cardiff Award, but am already reflecting on the effect that being a part of this scheme has had on my skill level and achievements. It is such a fantastic opportunity to not only
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