Monique is a second-year Politics and International Relations Student at Cardiff University. She is fluent in French and is also studying Spanish alongside her politics degree. She is originally from Canada but loves living in Wales, although she could do with a little less rain. Monique loves blogging about student life, sustainability, and what it is like to be an international student in the UK.
The day before the first week of university began, disaster struck. I got a concussion and had to miss almost to two weeks of classes. While I had told myself that this year I would be a model student, who always did her work on time I started off the school year behind. The important Read more
Starting university and making new friends is stressful at the best of times: so it is no wonder why so many students are feeling stress and anxiety about freshers week. While this year will look largely different from previous years it is still possible to make new friends and have fun while following government guidelines. Read more
Take it from me, your first-year of university can be challenging; you often have to move to a new city, make new friends and on top of all these life changes you have to get accustomed to a new style of learning. One of the most intimidating parts of higher education is large lectures. Coming Read more
How to live on a student budget and still have fun While student life is notorious for both disciplined studying and wild nights out, excelling at this one aspect of student living is essential for life – The Art of Being Broke. Most students have only a tiny budget to live off of. Even with 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.