Job Hunting

Posted on 22 May 2018 by Hope

I am currently job hunting, however it is ridiculously hard to balance this with final year exam revision. I obviously want to dedicate the majority of my time to my University work, so that I can get the best mark that I’m capable of…but I am also so very aware of my dwindling student loan,
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Top 15 First Year Advice

Posted on 17 May 2018 by Ellie Ball

As my first year at Cardiff University draws to a close, I am left pondering what I have learnt and what I would change. However, what I can say is that year one of uni has been incredible and exceeded all of my expectations. I have not only made great friends and memories but I
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Pros & Cons of Bringing Your Car to University

Posted on 11 May 2018 by Gee

I think everyone can agree that there is no better freedom than when you finally own your own car. From the age of 17, most people are rushing to their driving lessons after school with the smell of liberation in the air as their driving tests near. However, after all the joys of passing your
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Bank Holiday Weekend in Cardiff

Posted on 6 May 2018 by meganpotterton

It’s bank holiday weekend! If you’re considering coming to Cardiff University next year, you’re going to want to know all the things you can do in Cardiff to celebrate the long weekend… Relax in the park Cardiff is home to both Bute Park and Roath Park. With both located just a short walk from the
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Student Life Vlogs – Introduction

Posted on 3 May 2018 by Dan

Hello all! My name is Dan and I’m starting a series of video logs (vlogs). I’m a Electronic and Electrical Engineering Student at Cardiff, and currently I’m on my placement year. I’m starting a series of vlogs to highlight student life at Cardiff. I’ll be giving advice and insights about starting university and going to
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Cardiff Takes Home Varsity 2018 Shield!

Posted on 26 April 2018 by Gee

Another year goes by and another Varsity sadly passes us. Varsity, as you probably know already, is an annual sporting event between Cardiff and Swansea and it’s the second biggest Varsity behind Oxfordshire and Cambridge. Oxfordshire is where I am from, thus Varsity is always a big event for myself when it comes around in
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Top 10 Reasons Why Cardiff is Great

Posted on 25 April 2018 by Ellie Ball

Top 10 Reasons Why Cardiff is Great Big City, Small Town Vibe This was probably one of the main reasons why I instantly fell in love with Cardiff. With the idea of London completely intimidating me, yet the idea of living in a capital city being really appealing, Wales’ capital was the perfect match. Having
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Everything You Need to Know About Welsh Varsity

Posted on 23 April 2018 by meganpotterton

With just two days to go until one of the biggest events of the university year, the excitement is building. Welsh Varsity sees Cardiff University sports clubs and societies take on Swansea University, so you can imagine the competitive spirit it brings out in everyone! If you’re a prospective student (or even a first year
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Hall Life

Posted on 15 April 2018 by Ellie Ball

Moving away from home for the first time is not easy in itself let alone being chucked in a flat with potentially 7 other random people (or more). It certainly is a challenge for most. The thought of university for pretty much a year before I arrived was massively daunting. I think what the main
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Where Did 4 Years Go?!

Posted on 15 April 2018 by Hope

I have to walk through first year halls to get to my flat, and I had a bit of a weird nostalgic moment last night. As I was walking down the path, littered with playing cards presumably from drinking games, and hearing a truly awful group performance of Bleeding Love coming from one of the
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