Cardiff Award Bloggers


Meet Gemma Saxty, shortlisted for Cardiff Award Student of the Year 2018

Posted on 4 May 2018 by Amy

Gemma is 1 of 8 students shortlisted for Cardiff Award Student of the Year 2018. Pharmacy student, Gemma, undertook a range of activities as part of her Award extra-curricular hours. These included Pharmacy related work experience which was hospital and community based and also part-time jobs. She submitted fantastic reflections as part of her final
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Meet Jasmine Reese, shortlisted for Cardiff Award Student of the Year 2018

Posted on 4 May 2018 by Amy

Jasmine is 1 of 8 students shortlisted for Cardiff Award Student of the Year. Neuroscience student, Jasmine, submitted a portfolio that demonstrated great progression during her time on the programme. Activities she was involved in included, being a Wellbeing Champion and being on the committee of the Neuroscience society. She also completed a Neuroscience summer
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Meet Jocelyne Green, shortlisted for Cardiff Award Student of the Year 2018

Posted on 4 May 2018 by Amy

Jocelyne is 1 of 8 students shortlisted for Cardiff Award Student of the Year. Jocelyne, who studies French and Spanish, submitted a portfolio which showed in-depth reflection of the skills she has developed. She was involved in a wide range of opportunities for her extra-curricular hours. These included, volunteering for a food bank, teaching English,
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Meet Nathalia Rodrigies Pulice Ferreira, shortlisted for Cardiff Award Student of the Year 2018

Posted on 4 May 2018 by Amy

Nathalia is 1 of 8 students shortlisted for Cardiff Award Student of the Year 2018. International Relations and Politics student, Nathalia, was involved with a range of activities and showed a real commitment to self-reflection during her time on the programme. Activities she undertook for her extra-curricular hours included work experience at Westminster Business Council,
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Meet Sophia Khirani, shortlisted for Cardiff Award Student of the Year 2018

Posted on 4 May 2018 by Amy

Sophia is 1 of 8 students shortlisted for Cardiff Award Student of the Year. Sophia, a Journalism and Communication student, took part in over 800 extra-curricular hours during her time on the Award. She really immersed herself into getting involved with so many activities. Just some of these included being a Student Ambassador, a Student
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As we head towards the end of another year…. by Cardiff Award Manager, Leah Doherty

Posted on 16 April 2018 by Amy

A message from Cardiff Award Manager, Leah Doherty……. It’s hard to believe we are coming to the end of another Cardiff Award programme. Yet again the programme has exceeded expectations and our outgoing cohort of students are our highest achievers yet, with over 300 students completing the programme and we have over 540 currently working through
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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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