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Jasmine

Jasmine

A BScEcon International Relations student sharing my experience of being a student in Wales, budget travelling and discovering the very best of Cardiff.

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The best bars in Cardiff for a summer tipple

The best bars in Cardiff for a summer tipple

Posted on 18 July 2024 by Jasmine

Summer is the best season of the year to be in Cardiff. So for those lucky enough to be staying over the summer months, it is the time to enjoy […]

The best ways to visit the Brecon Beacons from Cardiff (without a car)

The best ways to visit the Brecon Beacons from Cardiff (without a car)

Posted on 17 July 2024 by Jasmine

Visiting the Brecon Beacons is high up the to-do list of many dwellers or Cardiff, including incoming university students. However, as a first-year student, it can be a challenge to […]

A summer day trip to Bristol

A summer day trip to Bristol

Posted on 17 July 2024 by Jasmine

Only an hour from Cardiff, Bristol is a cultural hub that is well worth a visit for any Cardiff University student.  After regularly visiting Bristol throughout my degree, I've developed […]

Ways to get work experience when it seems impossible 

Ways to get work experience when it seems impossible 

Posted on 17 July 2024 by Jasmine

Work experience can be one of the most valuable things on a graduate's CV. It demonstrates practical knowledge and skills relevant to your industry, provides insight into the working world, […]

Cardiff is for (art) lovers

Cardiff is for (art) lovers

Posted on 9 July 2024 by Jasmine

Exploring a new city is one of the greatest parts of being a new student in a new city. Luckily, Cardiff has plenty for those who enjoy the art and […]

Flexible jobs for students in Cardiff

Flexible jobs for students in Cardiff

Posted on 25 June 2024 by Jasmine

Making ends meet as a student can be challenging. Therefore, especially in the wake of the cost of living crisis, it is ever more valuable for students to have a […]

Tips for students spending the summer in Cardiff

Tips for students spending the summer in Cardiff

Posted on 3 June 2024 by Jasmine

Students might opt to stay in Cardiff over the summer for many reasons, like working or completing an internship. No matter the reason, staying in Cardiff when the majority of […]

How to maximise your professional skills by taking part in sustainability efforts while at university

How to maximise your professional skills by taking part in sustainability efforts while at university

Posted on 30 May 2024 by Jasmine

Having written about ways that students can be more sustainable, it is also helpful to know about the professional skills that can be earned by taking active steps to support […]

Resources to start building a career at University

Resources to start building a career at University

Posted on 23 April 2024 by Jasmine

Most of us initially come to university looking to improve our employability, which can often seem far off during the chaos of our first year or two. It is often […]

Societies to try out at Cardiff University

Societies to try out at Cardiff University

Posted on 9 April 2024 by Jasmine

The notorious tip that everyone gets told when nervous about making new friends at univeristy is to join a society. However, there are a few recommendations for which societies to […]