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Month: October 2019

How to be an active committee member whilst abroad!

How to be an active committee member whilst abroad!

Posted on 30 October 2019 by Katie Hawkins

Being a part of the English Literature Society committee has been a big part of my university life at Cardiff, and so was one of the things I was worried […]

Highs and lows

Posted on 22 October 2019 by Alice Clifford

One phrase that will always remind me of my dad is ‘the highs and lows’. As a Liverpool football fan, after every depressing defeat he would always say ‘oh the […]

What I have learned about having a long-distance relationship whilst studying abroad

What I have learned about having a long-distance relationship whilst studying abroad

Posted on 21 October 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

When you start university, you are often told about the fresher relationship. The fresher relationship is someone you meet in the beginning of first year and have a whirlwind romance before it fizzles […]

Three quirky bars to visit in Oslo

Three quirky bars to visit in Oslo

Posted on 14 October 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

One thing that they do not tell you when you plan to live in Norway is that the night life is incredibly less lax, despite the drinking age being eighteen. […]

Spain’s fight against climate change

Spain’s fight against climate change

Posted on 11 October 2019 by Alice Clifford

During my short time here I have been really amazed by Spain’s fight against climate change. I was able to be part of the worldwide global strike which saw almost […]

Te quiero Granada

Te quiero Granada

Posted on 8 October 2019 by Alice Clifford

While Cardiff and Live Lounge will always have my heart, I am very quickly falling in love with Granada. From impromptu live music and flamenco dancing on the street, to […]

The Land of the Rising Sun – RWC 2019

The Land of the Rising Sun – RWC 2019

Posted on 8 October 2019 by Phoebe Grinter

@cardiffunitravel Phoebe Grinter After more than 20 years in Europe, Australia and New Zealand, The Rugby World Cup 2019 has finally made it to Asia. Between 20th September and 2nd […]

The Basics in Valencia

Posted on 6 October 2019 by Mary Robinson

Hi again! It's been a while since I last wrote a blog post because I've been so busy for the past month and also my secret talent is procrastination. So […]

Spending my birthday in Oslo, Norway

Spending my birthday in Oslo, Norway

Posted on 6 October 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

Call me strange but I have never spent my birthday without my family or outside of university and home. When I first got my nomination for studying in Norway, this […]

Foreign Fieldwork #2

Posted on 6 October 2019 by Niamh O'Reilly

Today I embarked on my second (likely my final) fieldtrip here in Vancouver. I really enjoyed writing about my previous fieldtrip, and you seemed to enjoy reading it so why […]

Traveling Out and Feeling Real

Posted on 5 October 2019 by Thea Plumstead

I have never been as excited and yet nervous for anything in my life as I was to be flying out to Greece. I was ready for authenticity, the local […]

The differences between studying in America vs. studying in the UK

The differences between studying in America vs. studying in the UK

Posted on 3 October 2019 by Katie Hawkins

I've completed six weeks at LMU now and it's fair to say that studying in America is far different from studying at home in Cardiff (first off Cardiff students are […]