Wendy

Wendy


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Life Works Out in the End…

Posted on 31 December 2017 by Wendy

It’s officially been a year that I’ve been a Cardiff Insider and sadly my time as a blogger is coming to an end. I’ve really enjoyed giving advice and sharing my insight into university life at Cardiff. I still remember this time last year, when I had just finished my first term at university and
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How to Revise during the Holidays

Posted on 27 December 2017 by Wendy

So I find it so difficult to revise at home and prefer to stay at university however eventually you have to go back home for all the festivities, hence here’s some tips on how to stay on top of your coursework and exam revision during the holidays! 1. Create a Revision Timetable This is probably
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Looking for Housing

Posted on 30 November 2017 by Wendy

So now that I actually have experience of finding houses since I moved out of halls into my lovely 2nd year house this year, here’s some advice on what to look for in a good house: 1. Talk to the Current Residents This is probably the most important point. Don’t be shy, they will give you
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Cardiff Cafes #1

Posted on 29 October 2017 by Wendy

Ever since I came to Cardiff, I’ve become a big cafe hunter. I came from a very small town so there weren’t alot of independent cafes around so getting to have a variety to go to means that I really want to try them all! So since first year spring semester pretty much every Friday
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My Sri Lanka Mental Health Placement

Posted on 24 October 2017 by Wendy

So it’s already been a month since I came back from my placement abroad and oh my god do I miss the heat 🙁 This summer for 5 weeks I had the amazing opportunity to do a Mental Health Placement in Sri Lanka thanks to the SLV Organisation and it was undoubtedly the best 5
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Running a Society

Posted on 25 August 2017 by Wendy

So for the coming year, I’ve been nominated as Vice President of one of the many societies at Cardiff and I honestly have so much respect for those who run societies because there’s actually so much work that goes into it. So since I’ve been setting up my society for the most of this summer,
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Why Travelling is Important

Posted on 23 August 2017 by Wendy

  I’ve been fortune enough to travel every summer during the school/university holidays and this year I was able to go back to two countries: Malaysia and Japan. Even though I’ve now travelled to both these countries twice, I definitely want to go back and explore more places in these beautiful countries. I believe travelling
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What I’ve Learned from First Year

Posted on 19 August 2017 by Wendy

This is a very very late post and apologies for that but I’ve been busy travelling and working! Finally I have time to sit down and look back on my 1st year at uni, so these are the top things I’ve learnt 🙂 1. You’ll never be charged for the mess in the kitchen even
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What I’m Going to Miss about Living in Halls

Posted on 31 May 2017 by Wendy

1. My Tiny Box Room I remember walking into my room and dreading having to be in this small room for my 1st year. Even my first night’s sleep was terrible, I woke up the next morning with bad back pain. However after 10 months, I think I’m actually going to miss the cosy room
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Top Tips for Packing Up Your Student House

Posted on 30 May 2017 by Wendy

So you’ve reached the end of term and are finally having to come around to the idea of packing up everything you’ve taken with you to uni. You completely regret bringing all the decor that makes your room look pinterest-worthy. Hopefully the tips I give you will make the process that less painful! 1. Buy
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