My Journey into Medicine

Posted on 14 April 2020 by Ellen

Hi everyone! I am a 2nd year medic and this is my first time blogging! I want to use this platform to inspire and provide guidance to applying to Medicine. I intend to achieve this through my series of blogs called “Medic Tips”, where I will be blogging on different parts of the process highlighted
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5 Things University has Taught Me

Posted on 22 May 2020 by Ellie

It’s official! I have finally handed in my very last assessment and have completed my degree at Cardiff University. What a three years it has been, and I can say with my whole heart that it has been the best three years of my life. It is a strange feeling now that I have finished.
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Studying during COVID-19

Posted on 21 May 2020 by Jess

During my time at university, we have experienced an unexpected outbreak of COVID-19. University has been very supportive during this time so I wanted to write a blog to inform prospective students of this, in case a similar situation was to occur again.  This unexpected pandemic came fast once Coronavirus had come into the United
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Support available at University

Posted on 19 May 2020 by Jess

During my time at university, I have always wanted to know that there is support available if I need it. Cardiff University has a wide range of support services available. This blog covers the general support available at Cardiff University.  Money is something students worry about on a daily basis. The Advice and Money service
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Preparing for Online Assessments

Posted on 27 April 2020 by Zoe Petre

Given the current circumstances, the majority of us will now undertake online exams and assessments in place of our usual face-to-face exams. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for these. Structure Your Days With there being no real routine or structure to our days recently, it’s important to try and create some
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Societies

Posted on 22 April 2020 by Jess

Why go to a society?  Societies are a great way to meet new people of all ages, from a range of different courses, and accommodation options. Societies give you a chance to meet people with similar interests to you, whether that’s baking, dancing, singing – and so much more. In addition to this, there is
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Student Life Vlogs – Integrated Master’s

Posted on 20 April 2020 by Dan

First vlog in over a year. Hello! I’m back again since finishing my third year and almost completing my fourth. In this video I give a quick update as to what I’ve been up to and I talk a little about integrated master’s programmes. As always, feel free to ask questions in the comments, I
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5 Cheap and Healthy Meals

Posted on 18 April 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

 Cheap Meals to Cook without missing out on juicy flavours  Being a student is tough, you have to juggle your finances and social life. Where does food fit into all of that? Dominoes or Fam Fish. Take away, or even just weekly Tesco shops can really affect your budget. Home cooking is the answer; not only is it a great skill to have, but it is
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How to: Meditate

Posted on 18 April 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

These are troubling times, and feeling stress and anxiety is normal in situations like these. It can feel crushing, but you can manage these feelings with meditation if you know how. You may groan at this, but honestly it works. I’ve had anxiety and panic attacks ever since a-levels and I can honestly tell you that meditation has helped me in so
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