Jess

Jess

Hi! I'm Jess, a 2nd Year Occupational Therapy student. I can’t wait to start writing blogs on my student experience at Cardiff University. I love Cardiff, it is such a welcoming city and has perfect spots to take visitors and friends. I really enjoy tap dancing and was so excited when I found out I could carry this interest on with the Broadway Dance Society at university. If you have any questions about my student experience, please feel free to message me through the UniBuddy service!


Latest posts

10 hidden gems in Cardiff

Posted on 4 June 2021 by Jess

With some restrictions easing, I wanted to write a blog about the 10 hidden gems available in Cardiff so you have some ideas of where you can go to socialise with friends and family. Before going to any of these please check the current COVID-19 restrictions.  Uncommon Ground Coffee Roastery The Uncommon Ground Coffee Roastery
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Best study spots

Posted on 28 April 2021 by Jess

Finding study spots is important when at university and having a big workload. I find it is nice to study in different places to be able to get a change of scenery. I am going to go through a few study spots in this blog and I hope they are helpful when deciding where to
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Self-care ideas whilst you are at university.

Posted on 14 February 2021 by Jess

Self-care is so important, especially when you are studying during a pandemic. Here are a few suggestions to help you look after yourself. Foot spa and a pedicure You could make a foot spa, by getting a rectangular bucket, putting some nice smelling shower gel or bubble bath in it and some warm water. You
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How to time manage during the holidays

Posted on 11 January 2021 by Jess

As we have just finished the Christmas break, I thought it might be useful to write a blog about time management during this holiday period.  I am in my 3rd and last year at university so there is a lot of work to complete throughout the year and I want to ensure I can manage
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Advice for first child students

Posted on 4 December 2020 by Jess

I was the first child in my family to go to university. I can remember feeling the pressure to get into university and do well as a ‘role model’ to my brother and sister. Being the first born also means you can’t take advice from older siblings on what to expect when studying a degree
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Heath Park Campus

Posted on 4 December 2020 by Jess

I can remember when I started university and it was like a maze, it took me a few weeks to learn where everything was. Due to COVID-19 and people having more online lectures, going into campus and working out where everything is will take a bit longer. I thought this blog would be helpful to
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Study space ideas

Posted on 24 October 2020 by Jess

I thought I would write about study space ideas, because especially during this time when most lectures are virtual, I find it important to have a study space I feel motivated to work in. Here are some study space ideas:  Wall Planner I have a big wall planner pinned up on my pinboard next to
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