My Journey into Medicine

Posted on 14 April 2020 by Ellen

Hi everyone! I’m Ellen – a 3rd year medic! I started this blog, “Medic Tips”, in Jan 2020 as a platform to provide guidance for applying to Medicine, supporting offer holders and information to give more insight into a life of a medic at Cardiff particularly as well. To find out more about me, check
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Scenic Places to visit around Cardiff

Posted on 18 November 2020 by Zoe

Cardiff city centre itself is full of so many gems, from Bute Park to Alexandra Gardens, there are so many gorgeous places to visit. During your time here at Cardiff University, take some time to venture out and explore the surrounding area too. The transport network in the area is great, with regular trains and buses, you can
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Bringing your car to Uni

Posted on 17 November 2020 by Rowenna

Bringing your car up to Uni is a subject often entangled with anxiety and irritation at the lack of parking. This is your how to guide for having a car at Uni and making sure you make the most of it.   Tip 1  My first tip is to check with your estate agent and landlord
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Dealing with Burnout

Posted on 17 November 2020 by Rowenna

It’s almost half way through the first term and, even without Covid rampaging and confusing everything, many students would be experiencing a certain level of burnout by now. Stress, anxiety, and depression are common in the student population. Navigating mental health while staying on top of your studies can be a task, but there are ways to get through it.  
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A Day in the Life of a Student: Lockdown Edition

Posted on 1 November 2020 by Ellie

As the world continues to change all around us, students have been forced to adapt and navigate the academic world in an entirely new way. Whilst previously, a student’s day would have been filled with in-person lectures, study power hours at the library, and an evening drink at the pub with friends, the reality at
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How to Celebrate Halloween during Lockdown

Posted on 29 October 2020 by Ellie

Well, 2020’s Saturday night Halloween plans are certainly not how we expected them to go; but I suppose the same can be said about everything right now. With the much anticipated annual Yoloween event not taking place in the Student’s Union this year, here are a few ways you can get stuck into spooky season
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Study space ideas

Posted on 24 October 2020 by Jess

I thought I would write about study space ideas, because especially during this time when most lectures are virtual, I find it important to have a study space I feel motivated to work in. Here are some study space ideas:  Wall Planner I have a big wall planner pinned up on my pinboard next to
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Tips on how to be prepared when moving into university

Posted on 24 October 2020 by Jess

When moving to university, there are lots of things to remember and the last thing you want is to leave everything to the last minute and forget something. This blog aims to inform prospective students of tips on how to be prepared when moving to university.  Making a checklist or several checklists is always handy
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