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Lydia

Lydia

I'm Lydia from Chengdu, China. Now, I'm a postgraduate student at Cardiff University, studying International Journalism. I'm here to explore every detail of Cardiff life, share my learning journey, and uncover hidden gems. From cultural hotspots to behind-the-scenes glimpses of student life, join me in discovering the essence of this charming city, one detail at a time. Stay tuned for captivating stories and visuals as we celebrate Cardiff's beauty and the enriching world of academia!

Latest posts

Cardiff Transportation Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Cardiff Transportation Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Posted on 23 May 2024 by Lydia

Hey future Cardiff students! Moving to a new city can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to figuring out how to get around. But don't worry, I've got you covered. […]

Cardiff’s Vintage Vibe: A Student Guide to Shopping and Living Retro

Cardiff’s Vintage Vibe: A Student Guide to Shopping and Living Retro

Posted on 23 May 2024 by Lydia

Welcome to Cardiff, a hidden gem for all vintage lovers and fashion enthusiasts! Nestled in the heart of Wales, Cardiff offers a unique blend of historical charm and trendy retro […]

From Nervous to Confident: My Pre-sessional Journey at Cardiff University

From Nervous to Confident: My Pre-sessional Journey at Cardiff University

Posted on 17 May 2024 by Lydia

Before joining Cardiff University, the thought of not meeting the IELTS score requirements had me quite nervous. After three attempts, I finally hit the mark for the 10-week pre-sessional course, […]

Shaping Future Careers with AI: Cardiff University’s Cutting-Edge Programs

Shaping Future Careers with AI: Cardiff University’s Cutting-Edge Programs

Posted on 17 May 2024 by Lydia

While working on a project for my International Journalism MA at Cardiff University, I came across some exciting news: Cardiff is officially the most AI-savvy city in the UK! This […]

Discover Conversion Courses at Cardiff University

Discover Conversion Courses at Cardiff University

Posted on 8 May 2024 by Lydia

In today’s rapidly evolving job market, keeping your skills fresh is more crucial than ever. With technologies like artificial intelligence and big data reshaping industries, many of us are realizing […]

10 Reasons I Fell in Love with Cardiff

10 Reasons I Fell in Love with Cardiff

Posted on 8 May 2024 by Lydia

Hey everyone! I often get asked why I chose Cardiff University and what makes Cardiff so special. Well, I'm excited to share my top 10 reasons why I fell in […]

Prospective Students: Find Your Path with Cardiff University Scholarships

Prospective Students: Find Your Path with Cardiff University Scholarships

Posted on 25 April 2024 by Lydia

Hey there future Cardiff University students! Are you dreaming of studying at a vibrant, global university, but worried about the financial side of things? Well, worry no more! Cardiff University […]

What It’s Like Studying Beside the BBC?

What It’s Like Studying Beside the BBC?

Posted on 25 April 2024 by Lydia

Hey there, future Cardiff University students! Ever wondered what it's like to study right next to one of the biggest names in media? Well, if you're diving into the vibrant […]

New Cardiff Uni Students: Exploring Cardiff’s Coffee Haven

New Cardiff Uni Students: Exploring Cardiff’s Coffee Haven

Posted on 24 April 2024 by Lydia

Hey there future Cardiff Uni students, especially those starting their language classes this May! If there's one thing Cardiff isn't short of, it's amazing coffee spots. Trust me, this city […]

A Week in the Life of Language Course Student at Cardiff University

A Week in the Life of Language Course Student at Cardiff University

Posted on 16 April 2024 by Lydia

Hey there, future Cardiff Uni mates! As you gear up for the exciting journey that lies ahead, I bet you're bubbling with a mix of anticipation and, let’s be honest, […]