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Ellie

Ellie

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!

Latest posts

A Letter to my Fresher Self

A Letter to my Fresher Self

Posted on 24 August 2020 by Ellie

Dear Fresher Self, Firstly, I am jealous. I am jealous that you are about to begin three of the best years of your life. I know you won’t believe me […]

How to Prepare for the Start of a New University Year

How to Prepare for the Start of a New University Year

Posted on 21 August 2020 by Ellie

We are just over a month away from the start of a brand new uni year, and I’m surely not the only one who can’t believe how quickly it has […]

My Experience Studying Journalism and Communications at Cardiff University

My Experience Studying Journalism and Communications at Cardiff University

Posted on 4 August 2020 by Ellie

Being a fresh BA Journalism and Communications graduate and official alumni of Cardiff University, I am now able to fully reflect on the three best years of my life right […]

Personal Statement: Applying for a Journalism/Media Degree

Personal Statement: Applying for a Journalism/Media Degree

Posted on 28 July 2020 by Ellie

A question I am frequently asked is what exactly you should write on your personal statement when applying for a journalism/media course. Putting together a great statement can be a […]

5 Ways to Gain Media and Journalism Experience alongside your Studies

5 Ways to Gain Media and Journalism Experience alongside your Studies

Posted on 20 July 2020 by Ellie

Having a degree from a reputable university like Cardiff will already put you in great stead when trying to launch your dream career. However, the value of work experience cannot […]

8 Reasons Why you should Study Journalism/Media at Cardiff University

8 Reasons Why you should Study Journalism/Media at Cardiff University

Posted on 25 June 2020 by Ellie

The media is all around us; ingrained so deeply into our everyday lives that we often don’t acknowledge its over-bearing presence. For this, its importance cannot be stressed enough, with […]

To Masters or not to Masters?

To Masters or not to Masters?

Posted on 18 June 2020 by Ellie

Now that’s the question! Having just finished my undergraduate degree at Cardiff amidst a global pandemic (not an ideal time to enter the job market), I have been dropped into […]

Wales’ Natural Wonders: Walks in and around Cardiff

Wales’ Natural Wonders: Walks in and around Cardiff

Posted on 17 June 2020 by Ellie

Wales’ natural outdoor beauty is one of the countries’ profound advantages in times like these. Whilst congregating indoors with those outside of your household is currently not possible, there are […]

12 Ways to Prepare for University over the Summer

12 Ways to Prepare for University over the Summer

Posted on 29 May 2020 by Ellie

So you’ve done it. You have secured a place at your university of choice, and after all that hard work, it is time to start thinking about the next phase […]

5 Things University has Taught Me

5 Things University has Taught Me

Posted on 22 May 2020 by Ellie

It’s official! I have finally handed in my very last assessment and have completed my degree at Cardiff University. What a three years it has been, and I can say […]