Halls of residence

Study space ideas

Posted on 24 October 2020 by Jess

I thought I would write about study space ideas, because especially during this time when most lectures are virtual, I find it important to have a study space I feel motivated to work in. Here are some study space ideas:  Wall Planner I have a big wall planner pinned up on my pinboard next to
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Tips on how to be prepared when moving into university

Posted on 24 October 2020 by Jess

When moving to university, there are lots of things to remember and the last thing you want is to leave everything to the last minute and forget something. This blog aims to inform prospective students of tips on how to be prepared when moving to university.  Making a checklist or several checklists is always handy
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Making Your Uni Room a Peaceful Place to Work

Posted on 28 September 2020 by Ellie

As we are now finding ourselves typically confined to the work environment of our bedrooms, it is more important than ever to create a peaceful and personal space to optimise our study potential. So yes, I am here to give you every excuse to deck out your room in all the fairy lights, plants, and
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University Halls Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

University halls, known for being far away from campus, lots of people dread living here – but everyone I’ve spoke to who has actually lived here found the experience enjoyable! To learn more about it, I interviewed Ruby.   What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?  I loved how quickly everyone in the flats became so close, as we
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Cartwright Hall Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Cartwright halls are located close to Albany road with all kinds of interesting shops. To learn more about what it was like to live here, I interviewed Beth. What was your favourite thing about Cartwright hall and why?  I loved being a little further from uni, the distance allowed me to separate work and home. The
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Talybont Gate Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Beware the jealousy of Taly northers and southers, there were rumours of marble en-suites. This is not entirely true, but the bathrooms are very modern and much bigger than South and North bathrooms. To learn about what it was actually like living in these halls, rather than listening to the south laundry room talk, I interviewed Courtney.   What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?  I would
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Talybont North Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Talybont North is located between Talybont Gate and Talybont South, it’s location is perfect for athletic students or Macdonald lovers (KFC is also round the corner). To learn more about what it was like to live in these halls, I interviewed Sasha.   What was your favourite thing about halls and why?  I loved the community feel in Taly North
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Student Village Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

If university halls aren’t for you, there is always the option to live in student houses. These are scattered around Roath and Cathays and are perfect for older students or couples. To find out more about what it’s like living in one of these houses, I spoke to Inna.    What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?   I was lucky
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Senghennydd Court Interviews

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Senghennydd court – the larger of the two Senghennydd residences. I interviewed a Martina, a bioscience undergraduate to learn more about what her first year experience was like.   What was your favourite thing about Senghennydd Court?  My fav thing about Senghennydd court was its location! It was so close to lectures, and the libraries. It was really close to the student union clubs as well as being close to
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Gordon Halls Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Gordon halls is very close to the city and the university buildings, it is particularly well suited location wise to mathematics, physics and astronomy students. To learn more about what it was like to live here in first year I interviewed Lydia.   What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?  My favourite thing was how close it was to the uni and
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