What is it? The Cardiff Award is a structured award that offers recognition for your extracurricular activities, work experience and personal development. It aims to prepare students for the graduate recruitment process through a series of activities and tasks which can be accessed through your career journey account. How do you get it? Signing up to Read more
Given the current circumstances, the majority of us will now undertake online exams and assessments in place of our usual face-to-face exams. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for these. Structure Your Days With there being no real routine or structure to our days recently, it’s important to try and create some Read more
Starting university can be daunting for many reasons, but the Student Mentor scheme aims to ease this transition by assigning students with a student mentor. A student mentor is there to offer their mentees insider tips and support, answer questions, give advice and signpost mentees to the correct services. When I started university, I was someone who had so many questions, so having a Read more
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 Read more
Revision can be so stressful, no matter how early we start. I’m going to share a few tips which you can hopefully take on board to make your revision as effective as possible! Planning Having a calendar or diary and planning what you do with your time is important in order to prevent wasting time procrastinating. Start Read more
About our Student Bloggers
Our student bloggers are all current students studying a variety of subjects, sharing their real-life experiences in their own words to let current and future students know what life is like at Cardiff University.
Each student has their own section on the blog but you can also ask them any questions you might have in the comments.