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Monique

Monique

I am a third-year Politics and International Relations Student at Cardiff University. I am fluent in French and am also studying Spanish alongside my politics and International relations degree. I'm originally from Canada but I love living in Wales (although I could do with a little less rain :). I love blogging about student life, sustainability, and what it is like to be an international student in the UK.

Latest posts

How to Survive Mandatory Self-isolation as an International Student

How to Survive Mandatory Self-isolation as an International Student

Posted on 2 February 2021 by Monique

Or as I like to call it how NOT to go crazy after 10 days on your own Self-Isolation is hard, trust me I’ve isolated alone over four times now due […]

How to Catch Up On School Work When You Fall Unexpectedly Behind

How to Catch Up On School Work When You Fall Unexpectedly Behind

Posted on 19 October 2020 by Monique

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 […]

How to Make Friends During Freshers: Lockdown Edition

How to Make Friends During Freshers: Lockdown Edition

Posted on 29 September 2020 by Monique

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. […]

A Step by Step Guide to Staying Focused in Large Lectures

A Step by Step Guide to Staying Focused in Large Lectures

Posted on 8 March 2020 by Monique

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 […]

The Art of Being Broke

The Art of Being Broke

Posted on 21 February 2020 by Monique

How to live on a student budget and still have fun Piggy Banks aren't the only way to save While student life is notorious for both disciplined studying and wild […]