Hi! I’m Henry. I’m in my third and final year studying Music and I’m from Birmingham. I’m in the vegan and vegetarian society and I’m president of Unison Choir, which is great fun (though we haven’t been able to do much this year being a choir in lockdown)! I love being able to write blogs about my experience of Uni and Cardiff in particular, as giving hands-on advice to new and prospective students feels nice as I’ve already experienced what they’re going through.
The world is a pretty weird place right now. With concepts such as ‘test, track and trace’; ‘self-isolation’ and ‘lockdown’ all being thrust upon us over the past few months, it isn’t easy getting up and moving on with life again. But that isn’t to say normal struggles don’t matter any more – if anything, Read more
Living in a student house a rite of passage that many people look forward to. A sign of independence, responsibility and an insight into adult life, for many students, university is the first time that they will living in private accommodation with people that they choose. But it can also be quite daunting, especially with Read more
Cardiff is a city with lots to offer for people of all ages. But for many students, coming to a capital city with so much to offer, it is easy to just think of shopping in the city centre, or going to restaurants or on nights out as the only things to do outside of Read more
1. Meal plan Having a meal plan is very important, especially if you’re now cooking for yourself regularly for the first time. Make a list for the next few days of food you want to cook, and buy fresh ingredients that will last you for those meals. 2. Batch cook and freeze meals Cooking can Read more
Ah yes, the feared ‘vegan/vegetarian’ tag to a blog post, which normally advocates trawling through pages of meat options on a menu to find two or three measly salads. But fear not! These 9 restaurants offer completely vegetarian menus, so there are plenty of options to choose from, be you vegetarian or vegan! 1. Vegetarian 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.