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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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Celebrating Student Achievement at our Awards Ceremony

Posted on 26 April 2017 by Kelly Cumiskey

  Each year, Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) in Academic and Student Support Services formally recognises student achievement at our annual Awards Ceremony.  This event is always eagerly anticipated as it provides the ideal opportunity for students and staff to celebrate personal academic achievements, as well as acknowledging the contribution that CPE makes to adult
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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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A Story to Inspire

Posted on 20 January 2017 by Catrin Evans

Dr Dawn Mannay Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences (Psychology) School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University After leaving school with few qualifications, I worked in a range of jobs from factory production lines, to cleaning and retail. When I had my two children, I did similar part-time work but also started to take local community courses
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Not an Ordinary Life…

Posted on 21 September 2016 by Kelly Cumiskey

It was with great sadness we heard about the passing of Eileen Younghusband on Friday 2nd September 2016 at the age of 95.  A supporter of adult education and former student, Eileen was a regular visitor to Continuing and Professional Education (or the Centre for Lifelong Learning as she knew it).  Her legacy will be
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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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Five Reasons to learn Portuguese this summer

Posted on 4 May 2016 by Kelly Cumiskey

Have you been thinking about learning a new skill or maybe even just taking up a new hobby this summer? Why not try our intensive Portuguese conversation course for absolute beginners this June. No existing knowledge is needed so all are welcome! Here’s five reasons to join us;  If you’re venturing to Brazil for the
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If you have always wanted to learn more about English Language, Literature or Philosophy then Inside Narratives is for you!

Posted on 18 April 2016 by Kelly Cumiskey

  Inside Narratives is a part-time progression pathway in English Language, Literature and Philosophy that has been developed to help students realise their ambition to study these subjects at degree level. It enables students to study within a timescale, framework and environment designed specifically to cater for the needs of busy adult learners. The pathway
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Celebrating Achievement at Our Awards Ceremony

Posted on 30 March 2016 by Kelly Cumiskey

On Friday 11th March we celebrated student success at our Annual Awards Ceremony.  Over 180 guests attended the special event and 63 students received certificates, awards or prizes.  The ceremony is an opportunity to celebrate student success whilst highlighting the breadth of activity that Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provides. We provide over 400 part-time courses
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