Halls of residence

Student Village Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

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

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

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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Talybont Court Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

Talybont Court is next to Talybont South and the closest of the Taly residencies to university and town. It was great in first year for Taly-south students to go to for pres as it had such a good amount of living space in comparison to Talybont south kitchens. To learn more about what it was actually like to live here
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Talybont South Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

In the series of accommodation interviews, I asked myself the same questions i asked other interviewees about Talybont South – one of the most popular student accommodations.   What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?   I would have to say my favourite thing about south was the community spirit, everyone would mix and socialise, you didn’t just stick to your flat.   What was something you wish
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Aberdare Halls Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

Aberdare halls is situated right next to the school of music and about a 3-minute walk away from Bute park! To learn a bit more about what it was like to live here, I interviewed Hannah.  What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?  My favorite thing about my halls was its location. It was very convenient and
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Roy Jenkins Halls Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

Roy Jenkins halls are located in Cathays, meaning that it is super close to all of the independent shops on Albany road and is close to two supermarkets; it is also less than a mile away from cathays campus. To learn more about these halls, I interviewed Aisha.   What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?   My favourite thing was probably being in loop of the university community, especially first
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The Importance of Taking ‘Me’ Moments at University

Posted on 18 April 2020 by Rowenna

University is intense, there’s no denying that. It is full of socialising, events and studying. Sometimes it can get a bit overwhelming and that is perfectly normal. Living in a flat of 4-8 people means that you often are in the company of at least one other person all the time. There can also be pressure from others to
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How to be the perfect housemate

Posted on 8 October 2019 by Ellie

When you first start university, it can be tough getting used to an entirely new environment, independent living and co-habiting with often, complete strangers. It is not uncommon that tensions rise in certain situations when living in close proximity and under uni deadline stress. However, I have created this guide to help you play your
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What you might not think about taking to uni…

Posted on 21 March 2019 by Hannah

There are countless – and endless – lists online advising you on what is best to take to university when you’re leaving home for the first time. I don’t want to state the obvious – I’m sure you’ve thought about taking your clothes, shoes, etc. and that’s why I’ve made a list of the things
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