Pathways to a Degree

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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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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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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Meet our Pathways Students

Posted on 5 December 2016 by Catrin Evans

With the Pathway to a Degree Open Day in January, we thought we’d share with you what it’s really like to embark on a Pathways programme and spoke to one of our Inside Narratives students (Pathway to a Degree in English Language, Literature & Philosophy), Tammy Davies about her journey with Continuing and Professional Education.
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Introducing new Pathways Co-ordinator Dr David Frayne

Posted on 2 November 2016 by Catrin Evans

Find out more about the new Pathways Coordinator here at Continuing and Professional Education, Dr David Frayne. Tell us what your role at Continuing and Professional Education entails. I work here as the Pathways Co-ordinator, helping to oversee the many Pathways to a Degree courses we offer at the school.  In terms of day-to-day responsibilities, I
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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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Spotlight on Pathways Open Day

Posted on 23 May 2016 by Catrin Evans

Have you always wanted to study towards a degree but have never had the opportunity? Maybe now is your time. Continuing and Professional Education are holding a Spotlight on Pathways Open Day on 29th June. Pathways to Degree courses are intended as an alternative route to undergraduate degree programmes for adult learners who may have
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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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