Exploring the Past

Study archaeology and unlock your potential

Posted on 19 December 2017 by Kelly Cumiskey

Elizabeth Davies (Liz) was a stay at home mum when she decided she needed to kickstart her future.  With a keen interest in History and Archaeology she approached Cardiff University to find out the entry requirements for studying an undergraduate degree and was pleasantly surprised to discover the Exploring the Past pathway.  Liz is now
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Why you study with us….

Posted on 6 March 2017 by Kelly Cumiskey

  We recently asked our students to volunteer for a photoshoot.  We regularly need photos for our Choices prospectus, for our website and social media.  Thankfully volunteers come forward as they want to help us promote our courses or as one student put it “to give something back!” The photoshoot was also a good opportunity
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Exploring the Past Free Lecture Series

Posted on 22 December 2016 by Catrin Evans

The Exploring the Past free lecture series, in collaboration with the Historical Association, continues to go from strength to strength this year. Each talk has had an excellent turn out with great feedback from attendees.  We’ve already covered a number of interesting topics including; looking at the role of women in medieval Wales, the significance
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Former Pathway Students Celebrate their Graduation

Posted on 18 July 2016 by Kelly Cumiskey

An innovative Cardiff University scheme offering people a way back into education celebrates its second group of graduates this year. In a fantastic achievement, the pathway students will graduate for the first time in Archaeology and in Ancient and Medieval History alongside History, completing studies of between four and six years that begin with the
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mature student

Experiences of a mature history student

Posted on 26 January 2016 by Dominique Behn

We all know that learning doesn’t stop when you leave school. We add new knowledge to our existing store every day. But there are lots of good reasons for us adults to actively develop our skills and train our brains by attending courses. Even better if you can study a subject that you love and
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