Ah parents! We love them, we get annoyed by them, but they always seem to be right (well, most of the time!). My mum and dad were and still are a huge help to me through my uni years and provided a lot of support and guidance in my decision of where to go to Read more
Hello everyone! I remember A Levels well and what stood out to me was the UCAS application. It took so much time, and let’s not even mention the personal statement! Well sadly, some students have another hurdle they have to overcome…the dreaded interview! As a (lucky) survivor of university interviews, I thought I’d write a Read more
As everyone knows, Valentine’s Day is nearly here! That means the pressure of date days/nights is on, and the one question that everyone is asking is ‘where do I go and what can I do’ for Valentine’s Day? One of the many things I love about Cardiff is that there are so many places you Read more
Hello everyone! As this is my first time blogging, I thought I’d start with the basics and just introduce myself and my background. As you can see from my bio, my name is Oliver and I’m currently in my 4th year at Cardiff University. I study Medicine, but this year am doing an intercalated degree Read more
Going to university is for many, the first major decision people make in their lives these days. Of course, university isn’t the sole road to success and no-one should feel like they have to go. However, the experience has too many benefits to name and is a time where you really do (cliché imminent) find Read more
Everyone’s first semester at university is bound to be different. It’s a major step up from high school or college – bringing new friends, new places and new experiences. My experience has been a mix of both positive times and challenges which I had already anticipated before starting. After an interview with The Seren Network Read more
With the annual rugby Six Nations just days away, I thought it would be a good idea to delve into what exactly Cardiff is like on one of its epic game days. Anyone from Cardiff will tell you just how major rugby is in Wales’ capital. People everywhere, chanting everywhere, beer everywhere. It is certainly Read more
Okay, so today I am going to discuss something that Cardiff University offers that I did not know until third year, which thankfully was not too late! Cardiff Universities modern school of languages offers all students FREE language courses alongside your studies. It does not matter what degree you’re are studying, you are still eligible Read more
Welcome to the last video blog of three, talking about different aspects of University. In this video, I discuss how I adapted to University life – especially living in University accommodation and making friends! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to leave them in the comments below! Read more
Welcome to the second video blog of three. In this video, I discuss open days and what I found the most interesting and helpful! If you have any questions, do not hesitate to leave them in the comments below! Read more
Our student bloggers are current Cardiff University students, sharing their real-life experiences in their own words.
Each student has their own blog but you can also ask them questions on the Cardiff University Admissions Facebook page.