Hi I'm Elin, I'm 20 years old and I'm studying Journalism and Communications at Cardiff University. I'm about to enter my third year of university and after uni I hope to pursue a career in Journalism or PR. Through this blog I will be talking about my experience at Cardiff University which has been the best two years of my life so far. I wasn't meant to go to Cardiff originally but I got my place through clearing when my grades weren't what I hoped they'd be, but I couldn't be more grateful to have ended up here.
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
After receiving a place at Cardiff Uni through clearing I was incredibly happy but I was also very nervous to start at a university I had not initially planned to go to. Due to receiving my place at Cardiff uni through clearing, one of the first things I had to arrange for myself was accommodation. Cardiff Read more
With results day not too far away, it has been nearly two years since I woke up on results day morning and cried my eyes out after finding out that I hadn’t made it into my first or second choice university. I initially presumed that I’d failed one of my A Levels and that day 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 or on the Cardiff University Admissions Facebook page.