Amongst all the new things that abruptly come into your life when starting University, cooking was probably one of the scariest for me. If cooking is not a skill one already possesses when starting University, it is something you definitely need to learn. Do not worry if all you’re eating for the first few weeks Read more
Coming to University can be a very overwhelming experience because there are just so many things to think about and do. I can imagine right now everyone is worrying about whether or not they have bought everything they need for September and are nervous about making friends. But that is just the least of it. Read more
When I started in first year I was a pretty inexperienced cook, there was lots of boiling potatoes and eating junk. Freshers was an exciting time of newfound independence and this means doing your own food shops. Like most people at uni I was food shopping for myself for the first time. It’s important to Read more
Ever wanted to try a new language, but didn’t know if it would suit you? At Cardiff University, we have a programme called Languages for All (LFA). This is a free service the university offers to all its students from first year undergraduate to final year PhD allowing you to take up to three different language courses per academic year. As a science Read more
One of, if not the highlight, of my time at Cardiff University so far has been receiving the opportunity to study abroad. Around one month ago I returned from New Zealand after five months of studying at Auckland University of Technology (an opportunity Cardiff provided me with). I have always been someone who has loved Read more
Hello again! In this vlog I talk about what opportunities are available for working and studying abroad during your degree. Everything you need to know: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/why-study-with-us/global-opportunities As always, questions are welcome. Enjoy! Read more
Since graduating in July I cant help but feel more confident, I have to remind myself in moments of panic that I have graduated university and can do anything I set my mind to (to be honest it still boggles me). I subscribe to a quote of the day on my phone and today’s was Read more
The city is beautiful. I visited Cardiff when I was 15 in December and found the Christmas atmosphere captivating. The Winter Wonderland and city centre stalls make you feel cheerful. On a long-term basis, the city has many large parks, a castle, river, bay, many shops and restaurants as well as fantastic cinemas scattered throughout Read more
Three weeks ago today I graduated from my undergraduate degree (BSc Psychology with Professional Placement) at Cardiff University, bringing four years of hard work to an official close. It’s safe to say that it has both been very challenging at times (contrary to what some people will tell you, psychology is no walk in the Read more
Without a doubt, one of the best things about my degree at Cardiff University has been the wealth of opportunities to gain experience and skills outside of the undergraduate teaching. For me, this has involved doing a placement year, two research internships, research assistant roles and voluntary work – all of which I think helped Read more
Our student bloggers are current Cardiff University students, sharing their real-life experiences in their own words.
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