The Art of Being Broke

Posted on 21 February 2020 by Monique

How to live on a student budget and still have fun While student life is notorious for both disciplined studying and wild nights out, excelling at this one aspect of student life is essential for life – The Art of Being Broke. Most students have only a tiny budget to live off of. Even with
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A day in a life of an Occupational Therapy Student

Posted on 13 February 2020 by Jess

As an Occupational Therapy student at Cardiff University, we have a mixture of university days and days where we’re on placement. If you’re hoping to study Occupational Therapy at university, this blog post about my experience as an Occupational Therapy student will help you to know exactly what to expect.  University Days  Our university day
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Top 10 Student Valentines Ideas

Posted on 13 February 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

It’s that time of the year again, and you’re lucky enough to have a significant other. The day is yours, but what are you going to do to make the most out of it? There is so much pressure to have a good valentine’s day if you are in a couple, that sometimes it can feel a bit overwhelming. 
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10 Easy Ways for Students to Help the Environment

Posted on 13 February 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Being environmentally aware has recently become a trend, and one we should be thankful for considering the planet’s current state. From veganism to sustainable makeup, our generation are making conscious decisions on behalf of a healthier planet. However, there are common misconceptions that it costs more money to be environmentally friendly, stopping lots of people from doing their bit. Yet this
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Finding a Placement Year

Posted on 10 February 2020 by Zoe Petre

A placement year, often known as a sandwich year, provides students with the opportunity to spend 9-12 months working within their chosen industry, gaining valuable skills and experience which will enhance their CV.   It’s an opportunity which should be taken advantage of, however, finding and applying for a placement can be challenging.   Research  Carrying out your research is important so you know exactly what sort of placement you’re looking for, and what
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