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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!

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After Receiving Your Offer: Next Steps for Cardiff University Student Part 2

After Receiving Your Offer: Next Steps for Cardiff University Student Part 2

Posted on 22 March 2024 by Lydia

Settling into university life at Cardiff is not just about academic preparation—it's a full-blown adventure, starting with the nitty-gritty of visa applications to the thrill of booking your flight. Think […]

Empowering Voices: Celebrating International Women’s Day at Cardiff University

Empowering Voices: Celebrating International Women’s Day at Cardiff University

Posted on 6 March 2024 by Lydia

Every year, International Women's Day rolls around on March 8th, and it's more than just a day to celebrate the phenomenal women in our lives. It's a global call to […]

Why Not Give “Give It A Go” a Try?

Why Not Give “Give It A Go” a Try?

Posted on 6 March 2024 by Lydia

Stuck on plans for the weekend? Curious to explore beyond your usual haunts? Cardiff University's "Give It A Go" program might just be the ticket to your next adventure. It’s […]

Embracing Diversity: Cardiff’s Commitment to LGBT+ Inclusivity

Embracing Diversity: Cardiff’s Commitment to LGBT+ Inclusivity

Posted on 28 February 2024 by Lydia

Hey there, fellow Cardiffians! As we flip the calendar to February, not only are we greeted by the promise of spring but also the vibrant celebration of LGBT+ History Month. […]

Discover Cardiff: A Runner’s Paradise at Cardiff University

Discover Cardiff: A Runner’s Paradise at Cardiff University

Posted on 28 February 2024 by Lydia

Hey there! Welcome to Cardiff, a city that’s so much more than just a hub for top-notch education at Cardiff University. Imagine a place where every run feels like an […]

A Day for the Dragon: Celebrating St. David’s Day at Cardiff University

A Day for the Dragon: Celebrating St. David’s Day at Cardiff University

Posted on 28 February 2024 by Lydia

Hey there, future and current Cardiff Uni students! As we shed our winter layers and the Welsh air hints at spring, there's a certain buzz on campus that's hard to […]

Making a Difference: How Your Fundraising Supports Cardiff Uni’s Pioneering Research

Making a Difference: How Your Fundraising Supports Cardiff Uni’s Pioneering Research

Posted on 21 February 2024 by Lydia

Introduction to Cardiff Uni's Research Excellence Welcome to the lab-coat-laden world of Cardiff Uni, where our researchers are like superheroes, except their capes are safety goggles and their superpowers range […]

Love and Laughs in Cardiff: A Quick Valentine’s Day Guide

Love and Laughs in Cardiff: A Quick Valentine’s Day Guide

Posted on 14 February 2024 by Lydia

Hey there, fellow Cardiff Uni students! As February 14th approaches, you might be wondering how to celebrate Valentine's Day without resorting to the cliché of overpriced flowers and chocolates. Fear […]

Celebrate Your Success: Rewarding Yourself After Cardiff’s Exam Week

Celebrate Your Success: Rewarding Yourself After Cardiff’s Exam Week

Posted on 31 January 2024 by Lydia

Exam week at Cardiff is over, and it's time to shift gears from study to celebration. You've tackled the challenges and put in the effort, so now comes the well-deserved […]

Dragons in Cardiff: A Guide to Celebrating Chinese New Year as a Student Abroad

Dragons in Cardiff: A Guide to Celebrating Chinese New Year as a Student Abroad

Posted on 8 January 2024 by Lydia

Hello, Cardiff Uni family! As the Lunar New Year approaches on February 10, many of us find ourselves far from home. But who says we can’t find the warmth of […]