Advice for Students


Blended learning

Posted on 10 May 2021 by Joy

Remote learning has introduced the use of Padlet, which is a digital tool that acts as a discussion board for students and staff. In the School of Pharmacy for example, under a Unit within a module, there is a Padlet board where students can post questions, for staff to answer. I have found this particularly
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Tidy room, tidy mind

Posted on 4 May 2021 by Ellen

This week, I have faced dreaded deadlines piling up out of nowhere, time seems to have suddenly sped up and I have transitioned back into working from home, whilst engaging in other online activities and lectures for two weeks until my next placement. I have to say it has been quite an adjustment adapting to
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The Transition from Rural to Urban Life

Posted on 30 April 2021 by Tommy

With Cardiff having a population of more than 350,000 people it can be quite a daunting experience, especially if you’re moving from the peace and tranquillity of the countryside to the hustle and bustle of the big city. Obviously some students absolutely love the idea of moving from the remoteness and isolation that can come
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Adapting to Online Learning

Posted on 30 April 2021 by Zoe

Being on a course that usually has a lot of contact hours and time spent in the laboratory, I was very hesitant when it came to online learning. I was worried about how I would transition from my usual commute into University, surrounded by course mates in a lecture hall, to studying at home from
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Best study spots

Posted on 28 April 2021 by Jess

Finding study spots is important when at university and having a big workload. I find it is nice to study in different places to be able to get a change of scenery. I am going to go through a few study spots in this blog and I hope they are helpful when deciding where to
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5 Things I learnt by interning at a big 4 company!

Posted on 20 April 2021 by Ayushi

Networking is important   In consulting, you work across different industries and with different clients. Therefore, it is important to network across industries and build your networking skills. These skills not only help you in your consulting projects, but the same skills also make you more employable. Professional websites like Linkedln can be used to build and create professional relationships. You can connect
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The important BRP card- Vlog

Posted on 19 April 2021 by Roma

Welcome to my video blog talking about the importance and the process to be followed to get a BRP card in Cardiff. In this video, I discuss how BRP card is one of the most important document once you arrive in Cardiff– especially for a student, the process to get a BRP card and also
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Starting off for Cardiff- Vlog

Posted on 19 April 2021 by Roma

Hi Everyone ! Welcome to the first video blog of my student life kick off at Cardiff , talking about my journey starting from Mumbai, India to the Cardiff University. In this video, I discuss how I travelled to Cardiff– especially in the midst of a Global Pandemic, in flight experience and finally reaching Cardiff
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