I am a third year student studying joint honours sociology and history and will be continuing my study at Cardiff next year in MA Magazine Journalism. I am also a Wellbeing Champion and I write for the Tab Cardiff in my spare time.
When I started in first year I was a pretty inexperienced cook, there was lots of boiling potatoes and eating junk. Freshers was an exciting time of newfound independence and this means doing your own food shops. Like most people at uni I was food shopping for myself for the first time. It’s important to Read more
Since graduating in July I cant help but feel more confident, I have to remind myself in moments of panic that I have graduated university and can do anything I set my mind to (to be honest it still boggles me). I subscribe to a quote of the day on my phone and today’s was Read more
So three years are up and most of my mates are moving away but there’s a few of us who are sticking around to continue our journey with Cardiff Uni in postgraduate study. It’s the start of a new chapter and the worry about meeting new people on a new course is quashed by the Read more
So my three years are over and all the hard work resulted in a 2:1 in Sociology and History and a place on my postgraduate course commencing in September. Three years have gone by amazingly fast, I can remember moving into halls with a feeling of trepidation like it was yesterday. The lectures, late nights Read more
It’s important to look into different exam venues before attending exams as this means you have one less thing to worry about. Don’t let the layout and echo of a crowded hall get to you, just find your seat number and focus on the task at hand. Remember your student card and pens (preferably more Read more
I am trying to look for a part time job over summer so I can pay rent for my new flat where I will be living when I start my masters degree in September. It seems so simple just applying for loads of jobs on online sites and handing in CVs but it’s hard not Read more
Last week I had three exams, this is the most amount of exams I have had over the past three years in exam period. I had to endure Monday, Wednesday and Friday exams and then had a weeks gap before my last one. Dealing with exams is never easy and if the exam timetable gods Read more
Exam venues make me more stressed than some of my actual exams. Not just the layout and echo of a crowded hall, but the fear of forgetting your student card, sitting in the wrong seat, being late to the exam or filling out the form incorrectly. To top it all off the exam venues are Read more
I have to do an assessed presentation this month for one of my modules, this prospect frightens me as I know it does many others. Speaking in front of groups has never come naturally to me, I consider myself quite an eloquent speaker but stumble over the simplest of words when in front of people Read more
With the strikes impacting our study independent work is – sadly- more important than ever. So this means we have to probably start trying now! Ew. I have four exams this year and as I’m in third year they have never been more important. This calls for a sense of the what I like to Read more
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