What is Cardiff like?

Posted on 5 May 2021 by Miah

If you have never been to Cardiff or even Wales before then you might not have a good understanding of what the city of Cardiff is like but don’t worry because it is accessible and friendly. Cardiff, the capital of Wales, is a young and diverse city. Cardiff has a large shopping centre – St
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Tidy room, tidy mind

Posted on 4 May 2021 by Ellen

This week, I have faced dreaded deadlines piling up out of nowhere, time seems to have suddenly sped up and I have transitioned back into working from home, whilst engaging in other online activities and lectures for two weeks until my next placement. I have to say it has been quite an adjustment adapting to
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The Transition from Rural to Urban Life

Posted on 30 April 2021 by Tommy

With Cardiff having a population of more than 350,000 people it can be quite a daunting experience, especially if you’re moving from the peace and tranquillity of the countryside to the hustle and bustle of the big city. Obviously some students absolutely love the idea of moving from the remoteness and isolation that can come
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Adapting to Online Learning

Posted on 30 April 2021 by Zoe

Being on a course that usually has a lot of contact hours and time spent in the laboratory, I was very hesitant when it came to online learning. I was worried about how I would transition from my usual commute into University, surrounded by course mates in a lecture hall, to studying at home from
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Best study spots

Posted on 28 April 2021 by Jess

Finding study spots is important when at university and having a big workload. I find it is nice to study in different places to be able to get a change of scenery. I am going to go through a few study spots in this blog and I hope they are helpful when deciding where to
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Prosiectau Ymchwil

Posted on 28 April 2021 by Shôn

Fel rhan o radd ymsang, mae disgwyl i ni fel myfyrwyr gwblhau prosiect ymchwil ac mae’r prosiectau hyn yn cyfri am ran mawr o’r radd. Oherwydd y cyfyngiadau yn gysylltiedig â COVID-19 sydd wedi bod yn eu lle yn ystod y flwyddyn yma, mae hi wedi bod yn heriol i gynnal y prosiectau ymchwil hyn
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Work Experience at University

Posted on 28 April 2021 by Miah

Often, when applying for a job, the company want people with experience and what better way to gain experience than doing work experience during uni. At the beginning of uni, I signed up to receive job/work experience alerts from the careers team that related to the degree I am studying. Every week I get an
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Studying, stress and self-care

Posted on 20 April 2021 by Ellen

Confession & Commitment! As for lot of people these days, life has been so busy lately. Some highs and lows, and in the midst of this, I find that the one thing I push away the most when I am stressed is blogging/ journalling my thoughts. I’ve realised that because I see it as another
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