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Making sense of the university application process

Posted on 28 March 2023 by Jasmine Dodd

Applying to university was one of the biggest stresses I had as a teenager. It sounded so unrealistic, abstract and difficult. Who would accept me? Would I get the right […]

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Second year housing for international students

Posted on 28 March 2023 by Muskaan Pahwa

Finding second-year housing is one of the most tiring yet exhilarating experiences that we, as students, go through. I say this because I remember how worried everybody was when we […]

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Top tips to keep to your budget and make money go further while at university

Posted on 28 March 2023 by Jasmine Dodd

Keeping to a budget at university can be a challenge. From trying to keep up with the lifestyle of friends to wanting to experience the most of the city, this […]

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Best ways to find out about university if you can’t attend an Open Day

Posted on 28 March 2023 by Jasmine Dodd

Moving to university can be a young person's biggest challenge. New people, new surroundings and a lot of new responsibilities that you’re not used to. That is why making the […]

 
University resources when you have concerns about your mental health

University resources when you have concerns about your mental health

Posted on 28 March 2023 by Muskaan Pahwa

University is often portrayed as a glam and glorious time of our lives. While this is true to a certain extent, what doesn't get seen is the wide range of […]

Writing a university-style essay

Writing a university-style essay

Posted on 28 March 2023 by Jasmine Dodd

Writing your first few university essays can be a challenge as this is your first attempt at bridging the gap between your college/school work and university-level assignments. From helping you […]

Things I have learnt about completing the list of essential readings at University

Things I have learnt about completing the list of essential readings at University

Posted on 27 March 2023 by Muskaan Pahwa

With your university degree comes a whole load of coursework and arguably, the most painful part of the coursework is the long list of readings and preparations that you need […]

Settling into university accommodation

Settling into university accommodation

Posted on 17 March 2023 by Jasmine Dodd

I moved to university with a single suitcase and a backpack. Having just spent the summer working away from home, I had very little time to prep for university and […]

Quieter pubs to visit in Cardiff on a night out

Quieter pubs to visit in Cardiff on a night out

Posted on 17 March 2023 by Muskaan Pahwa

Cardiff, being a vibrant student city, offers many great and affordable options for a night out! While some students enjoy music and dancing, others can simply fancy a few drinks […]

A Cardiff student budget

A Cardiff student budget

Posted on 17 March 2023 by Jasmine Dodd

Especially in a cost-of-living crisis, having a reliable budget is important for students to avoid unnecessary debt during their studies. The key aim is to be aware of your purchases, […]