Tips and advice

Parting advice from Cardiff Careers!

Posted on 16 July 2016 by Nina Di Cara

Graduation Week 2016 is officially over, and no doubt the first question on everyone’s lips is “what’s your plan?”, “have you got a job?”, “what are you doing now then…?” For some students life after graduation is all sussed out, but for others questions like those strike fear into their hearts! Never fear though, we
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The Great Cardiff Bucketlist – Part 2

Posted on 12 July 2016 by Nina Di Cara

Part two of our quick guide to what you need to do in Cardiff before you leave for good! This time we’re looking at places slightly further afield than Cardiff city centre to make sure you’ve experienced every part of South Wales that you need to. 1. Barry Island Barry Island Pleasure Beach is a
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The Great Cardiff Bucketlist – Part 1

Posted on 4 July 2016 by Nina Di Cara

As graduates, most of us are set to move on from Cardiff soon, but before moving onto pastures new I wanted to put together a bucketlist of things you need to do in the city to complete your Cardiff experience! 1. Roath Park – First item on the list is taking a pedalo around Roath Park lake
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Top choices for your graduation meal

Posted on 30 June 2016 by Nina Di Cara

Everyone celebrates their graduation in their own way, but for most it involves having a celebratory dinner! I’ve done some looking around for you and put together a list of the best places to go in Cardiff to make the most of the occasion. I’ve decided to go with Chapel 1877, a lovey converted church
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Your graduation to-do list!

Posted on 24 June 2016 by Nina Di Cara

After spending so long waiting to finally graduate somehow the whole event still takes you by surprise! Organising everything you need before the day can become quite a task, so I’ve put together this checklist to make sure you don’t need to have a last minute panic… 1. Get tickets. Hopefully this is something everyone
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A word from Elliot, Students’ Union President

Posted on 15 July 2014 by Allie Lawson

Elliot Howells is the 2014/15 Students’ Union President Graduation week is a special one, or it certainly feels that way having not graduated myself yet! It’s the ultimate celebration of what would have been a tremendously busy and challenging, but hopefully rewarding, few years. I’m sure you’ll agree that Cardiff University has done a terrific
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NUS extra: more years of student discount

Posted on 14 July 2014 by Allie Lawson

You may now be a graduate, but that doesn’t mean that student discount has to end! NUS Extra are allowing graduates to buy a 1 year Alumni (student discount) card here. From 5% off Amazon to 10% off Co-Operative Food, the discount will sure be handy as you prepare for adult life. Other discounts include
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Graduation Week 2014

Posted on 13 July 2014 by Lauren Williams

Where do I collect my tickets and robes? When do I have to be at St David’s Hall? For what time should I book a post-graduation meal? With Graduation week beginning tomorrow, there are sure to be many questions running through your mind right now. The Graduation team understand that and don’t want your special
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Graduation Outfit Ideas: Men

Posted on 13 July 2014 by Allie Lawson

You may have read our suggestions on graduation outfit ideas for ladies, but we know that it can be just of a dilemma for men too. Many of  you will be donning your best suit, but we’ve scoured well-known brands to find out where you can pick up an outfit that’s a little bit different.
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Inspirational Graduation Quotes

Posted on 11 July 2014 by Lauren Williams

Your graduation should be a wonderful day, not a worrisome one. We do, however, understand that you may still have some underlying anxieties about leaving Cardiff University – or growing up! That’s why we have put together a list of inspirational quotes which should hopefully get you past any fears you may have about those
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