Leo

Leo


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‘To end on a reflective note’

Posted on 21 March 2017 by Leo

Hello guys, I’m sure you’ll be pleased to hear this is my last ever blog. Fear not, for those still eager to gain any insight into studying medicine there will be some younger, more enthusiastic students taking over very soon possibly with more frequent updates. I started writing this blog in during my intercalated year
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Bangor Bound – Away placements at Med School

Posted on 1 March 2017 by Leo

Hello guys, I apologise as I realize this blog entry is a bit delayed because I have had a couple of things on my plate for the last couple of weeks. First of all, it was the progress test (see last month’s blog for a full breakdown of my anxiety levels) before the introductory week
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Progress Test Stress

Posted on 21 January 2017 by Leo

If any of you are particularly loyal followers of my Blog I’d imagine you probably get a rather favourable view of being a medical student in Cardiff. Some good nights out, interesting intercalated projects, plenty of rugby, the odd expenses paid conference and planning an elective. However, it pains me to say that it is
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Elective planning

Posted on 30 December 2016 by Leo

It’s the end of what turned into a pretty busy term after returning to year 4, dealing with a new curriculum, new exams and most of all a lot more medicine to learn. It has been a good experience nonetheless. It’s been nice to go home over Christmas and have some time off to re
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Cardiff University Oncology Society

Posted on 27 November 2016 by Leo

Hello everyone, so one of the things I have been throwing my energy into this year is a new society I have helped to start with some friends called Cardiff University Oncology Society. Though at first you could be forgiven for thinking that it sounds a bit dry, cancer now will affect 1 in 2
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Cardiff Univeristy Oncology Society

Posted on 27 November 2016 by Leo

Y flwyddyn hon un peth newydd rwyf wedi bod yn gweithio ar efo cwpl o ffrindiau yw ceisio dechrau cymdeithas newydd i fyfyrwyr sydd yn canolbwyntio ar oncoleg. Efalle mai’n swnio ychydig yn sych i ddechrau efo, ond mae llawer o fyfyrwyr yn gyffredinol yn dechrau cymdeithasau mewn meysydd mae ganddynt ddiddordeb ynddo ac mae
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Ieithoedd i bawb – Cyfleoedd i bawb

Posted on 21 October 2016 by Leo

Hello pawb! Mae’n anodd credu fod mae wythnos y glas wedi bod a pasio ag rydan yn agoshau at fod yn hanner ffordd drwy y tymor! Mae yna llawer o bethau cyffrous wedi fod yn ddigwydd yn y brifysgol y flwyddyn hon hyd yn hyn. Yr wythnos sydd newydd pasio oedd ‘mind your head week’
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Languages for all – Opportunities for all

Posted on 21 October 2016 by Leo

Hello all! Its hard to believe freshers week has just passed and now we are nearly half way though the term already! Lots of exciting things have been happening in Cardiff so far this year. This week we are having ‘mind your head week’ which was a week of activities that are aimed at improving
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4th year starts

Posted on 20 September 2016 by Leo

4th year starts So after what has probably been the summer holiday of my life its back to the reality of medicine after a year intercalating in medical genetics. I’m expecting its going to be a bit of a shock to the system, not least because I think I’ve probably forgotten quite a lot of
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Dechrau Pedwerydd

Posted on 20 September 2016 by Leo

Ar ôl Haf anhygoel mae’n amser ddychwelyd i Gaerdydd. Yn y flwyddyn academiadd sydd newydd fod fues i yn astudio gradd rhyngosod mewn geneteg feddygol ag fellu rwyf yn ddisgwyl fydd ail ddechrau astudio meddygaeth yn eithaf heriol. Mae blwyddyn yn digon o amser i anghofio eitha lot o bethau. Wedi dweud hynny dwi wastad
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