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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Making Your Uni Room a Peaceful Place to Work

Posted on 28 September 2020 by Ellie

As we are now finding ourselves typically confined to the work environment of our bedrooms, it is more important than ever to create a peaceful and personal space to optimise our study potential. So yes, I am here to give you every excuse to deck out your room in all the fairy lights, plants, and
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Graduates – let’s talk about GAMSAT!

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Ellen

As part of my preparing for your medicine application series, I am delighted to be able to provide some information about GAMSAT for those of you who are looking to do graduate entry medicine or wanting to find out some information as an alternative pathway into medicine. As a disclaimer, as I mentioned in the
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University Halls Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

University halls, known for being far away from campus, lots of people dread living here – but everyone I’ve spoke to who has actually lived here found the experience enjoyable! To learn more about it, I interviewed Ruby.   What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?  I loved how quickly everyone in the flats became so close, as we
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Cartwright Hall Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Cartwright halls are located close to Albany road with all kinds of interesting shops. To learn more about what it was like to live here, I interviewed Beth. What was your favourite thing about Cartwright hall and why?  I loved being a little further from uni, the distance allowed me to separate work and home. The
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Talybont Gate Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Beware the jealousy of Taly northers and southers, there were rumours of marble en-suites. This is not entirely true, but the bathrooms are very modern and much bigger than South and North bathrooms. To learn about what it was actually like living in these halls, rather than listening to the south laundry room talk, I interviewed Courtney.   What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?  I would
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Talybont North Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Talybont North is located between Talybont Gate and Talybont South, it’s location is perfect for athletic students or Macdonald lovers (KFC is also round the corner). To learn more about what it was like to live in these halls, I interviewed Sasha.   What was your favourite thing about halls and why?  I loved the community feel in Taly North
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Student Village Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

If university halls aren’t for you, there is always the option to live in student houses. These are scattered around Roath and Cathays and are perfect for older students or couples. To find out more about what it’s like living in one of these houses, I spoke to Inna.    What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?   I was lucky
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Senghennydd Court Interviews

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Senghennydd court – the larger of the two Senghennydd residences. I interviewed a Martina, a bioscience undergraduate to learn more about what her first year experience was like.   What was your favourite thing about Senghennydd Court?  My fav thing about Senghennydd court was its location! It was so close to lectures, and the libraries. It was really close to the student union clubs as well as being close to
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Colum Place Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

If you don’t like the look of any of the halls of residences, there is always university owned houses! Colum place house is situated in between Talybont halls and the university campus meaning that you are close to the parties and also close to your lectures – oh and don’t forget Fattoush take away, you will have more than
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