Hi! My name's Ellie and I am originally from Basingstoke. I'm a current MA Magazine Journalism student at Cardiff who recently graduated from the BA Journalism and Communications course at Cardiff. During my time here I have had the opportunity to volunteer in Fiji and study abroad in Australia!
BA Chinese Student and founder of Page Illustrations, Tillie Page, won the Student Start Up Curious Explorer Award after launching her business on Etsy in June last year. She was entered into the competition by Cardiff University’s Enterprise team and was awarded £3,000 to invest back into her business due to demonstrating “exceptional vision and Read more
After winning the ‘Reach journalism for a digital audience award’ from the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), Catriona’s career as a news reporter has gone from strength to strength MA News Journalism graduate, Catriona Aitken, has recently been recognised for obtaining the highest marks out of around 250 students across the UK Read more
Modest Trends founder and MSc Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship student at Cardiff University, Rifhat Qureshi, is the entrepreneur who is helping tackle issues around sustainability in the modest clothing industry. Originally from Cardiff, Rifhat started her business back in 2016 to address a distinct lack of fashionably diverse modest clothes made available to Muslim women, Read more
Second year Cardiff University BSc Business Management student Tom Matthews has recently been recognised for his incredible fundraising work for Movember in which he managed to raise over £4,000 for the men’s health charity. As a Movember ambassador, Tom not only helped recruit and guide other students through the campaign, but undertook the personal challenge Read more
Wales has a whole host of unique national holidays and festivals across the year and as a student studying in Wales, this is the perfect opportunity to get stuck right into them. Here are just a few of the very best ones that you should most definitely know about: January 25: St. Dwynwen’s Day Known as Read more
Societies are one of the best parts about university life, and with Cardiff University having over 300 of them, you will be spoilt for choice. While some may appeal to you more than others, it is a great idea to try out as many as possible as you never know who you will meet, and Read more
Trying to motivate yourself to do work over the Christmas break is nothing short of tough. With new distractions – from being at home to the fact that the festive season only comes around once a year – it is easy to forget that January is one of the most important times for deadlines during Read more
Now, there is one thing that Cardiff is not short of – shops. The city-centre is every shopaholic’s paradise, and it is even better at Christmas when you are hunting down gifts for all your friends and family. Here are the best places to get Christmas shopping ticked straight off your to-do list. Christmas Markets Read more
With Christmas just round the corner and Coronavirus still alive and kicking, the festive season is looking a little bit different this year. However, there is nothing stopping you and your housemates getting stuck into some merry Xmas activities to keep your spirits up. Christmas Dinner Rally around and cook up a Christmas feast for Read more
As the world continues to change all around us, students have been forced to adapt and navigate the academic world in an entirely new way. Whilst previously, a student’s day would have been filled with in-person lectures, study power hours at the library, and an evening drink at the pub with friends, the reality at 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.