Hi I'm Miah! I am a first year BA Media and Communications student from Bournemouth, England. I hope my blogs and vlogs can help you familiarise yourself with university life, so you feel at home once you get to Cardiff. I will also be available on Unibuddy so don't be afraid to message me any questions you may have.
I am lucky enough to have finished all my assignments for university this year but I know many uni students are still doing exams and many A-Level students are also doing exams. During exam season, it can be difficult to focus on anything other than exams and you may find yourself not being able to Read more
If you have never been to Cardiff or even Wales before then you might not have a good understanding of what the city of Cardiff is like but don’t worry because it is accessible and friendly. Cardiff, the capital of Wales, is a young and diverse city. Cardiff has a large shopping centre – St Read more
Often, when applying for a job, the company want people with experience and what better way to gain experience than doing work experience during uni. At the beginning of uni, I signed up to receive job/work experience alerts from the careers team that related to the degree I am studying. Every week I get an Read more
Moving away from home can be daunting and exciting. It is a big step and you should make sure you are fully ready for the move. As soon as my family drove away after dropping me off, I sobbed! I felt so sad, so lost and very lonely. I had not expected to feel as Read more
Rugby is a huge part of Welsh culture and it is considered the national sport of Wales. Over the years, the Welsh men’s team has won the Six Nations tournament 28 times and have won 12 grand slams! They even won the Six Nations this year (2021)! The captain of the Welsh rugby team, Alun Read more
My whole university experience so far has been online/blended learning. In the first semester I would have at least one seminar in person per week, the rest of the seminars were online, and all my lectures pre-recorded online. So far in the second semester, all my seminars have been online and again my lectures have Read more
It can be very difficult to learn how to not procrastinate and be as productive as possible. Everyday it is a struggle to keep on top of things and make sure my mind does not wander to other things. Recently, I have figured out how I can work smarter and keep the distractions at bay. 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.