Advice for Students

Budgeting While Abroad

Posted on 11 Mehefin 2019 by Ellie

Cardiff offers a variety of opportunities to go abroad through its Global Opportunities department. Anything from volunteering in rural Nepal, sports coaching on a remote Fijian island or studying halfway across the world – any of this can become a reality during your time at University. Check out the Global Opps page to find out
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Internship Summer Plans

Posted on 11 Mehefin 2019 by Ellie

As the end of term draws to a close for the year, it is time to start thinking about this year’s summer plans! Last year I spent my long break across the other side of the world volunteering in Fiji which you can read all about here However, this year I am definitely starting to
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Applying for Student Finance

Posted on 24 Mawrth 2019 by Gee

It is the time of year where students starting University in September need to start thinking about confirming their places and sorting out their student finance! First and foremost, you should finalize your first choice University and your insurance choice. For more advice about which University to attend and which course to take, please follow
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How to decide on Courses and Universities

Posted on 19 Mawrth 2019 by Gee

In a couple of weeks, I will have finished my three-year degree at Cardiff University. Suddenly, I find myself in a position where I need to decide where to do my master’s degree. Choosing a University and a course was hard the first time around and now I have to do it all over again!
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What to Expect on an Open Day

Posted on 4 Mawrth 2019 by Ellie

Open days are crucial for giving you the opportunity to get a feel for a university in terms of the course, lecturers, facilities and the location. I remember Cardiff being the very first open day that I attended with my mum. Clearly it was the one that topped the rest for me. I was both
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From Guernsey to Cardiff

Posted on 28 Chwefror 2019 by Phoebe

Living in the Channel Islands can seem like a bit of a dream world. You feel safe, you know everyone and are surrounded by gorgeous beaches and scenery. For these reasons, moving to a capital city can be quite daunting and can definitely make you feel nervous about taking the leap. After finishing my International
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Student Life Vlogs – Making Friends

Posted on 15 Ionawr 2019 by Dan

I’m back from the USA! Hello again! I’m back from Arizona with a new Vlog. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to make any more videos during my time at NAU as I was so busy with studying and travelling, but I had an amazing time nonetheless. This episode is all about making and finding friends at
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Student Life Vlogs – Picking a University

Posted on 27 Mehefin 2018 by Dan

Hello! Welcome to my third Vlog. In this episode I talk about why I chose Cardiff for my course and some of the things you should consider when picking a university. Enjoy! If you haven’t already please see my first Vlog here as I introduce myself and what I’m doing! As always feel free to
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Student Life Vlogs – Introduction

Posted on 3 Mai 2018 by Dan

Hello all! My name is Dan and I’m starting a series of video logs (vlogs). I’m a Electronic and Electrical Engineering Student at Cardiff, and currently I’m on my placement year. I’m starting a series of vlogs to highlight student life at Cardiff. I’ll be giving advice and insights about starting university and going to
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