Advice for Students

Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Went To Uni

Posted on 18 September 2015 by Elli

As I was moving into my new room in a house shared with three of my favourite people this week, I thought with fondness of the slightly-terrified-but-still-excited 18-year-old Past Elli who moved into a room she’d never seen in a city she barely knew two years ago. How could I know what would happen? To
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Video Blog – Toby talks CUROP

Posted on 13 August 2015 by Toby

Two months spent on Creative Cardiff as part of a Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme really paid off. So what is it and why should you consider one yourself? In this vlog I attempt to answer those exact questions, and in the article that follows, I’ve also added some personal thoughts in regards to the
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Video Blog – Toby talks University Support

Posted on 13 October 2014 by Toby

In my lifetime, mental health has always been a stigmatised topic of discussion and I’ve never been entirely sure why. I completely understand that it’s a subject that is often misunderstood, and that individuals naturally feel uncomfortable when it threatens to appear in conversation, but I would have thought that there’s so much awareness nowadays
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Studying Maths at Cardiff

Posted on 11 September 2014 by Nina

Hi everyone, Long time no post – and so much has happened since the last one! A Level and GCSE results days have now passed and I’ve heard Maths clearing spaces at Cardiff have been filled so… Welcome to the 2014/15 cohort joining us in September!!  Very excited to have a brand new bunch of
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Video Blog – Toby talks What to take to Uni

Posted on 11 September 2014 by Toby

I can’t believe summer is almost over. I mean, where’s it gone? It only feels like yesterday I was walking home from the last night out of the year and contemplating how much I was going to miss everyone, and now suddenly it’s only just over a week until I’ll see them again. A new
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The Cardiff Award!

Posted on 18 June 2014 by Nina

Hi guys! Long time no post – sorry about that, things have been getting a bit crazy round here. Most students get to do nothing after they finished exams but for me it’s been a bit of a manic rush to catch up on all the commission work that I put off during the exam
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Video Blog – Toby talks Freshers

Posted on 10 June 2014 by Toby

The Freshers period is often anticipated to be either one of the most exciting parts of coming to University or one of the worst, and it’s no surprise given its reputation. “Eat sleep rave repeat” becomes less of a Fatboy Slim lyric and more of a way of life, so here I’ve tried to provide
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Video Blog – Toby talks Accommodation

Posted on 2 June 2014 by Toby

It wasn’t until I had decided on a topic and actually sat down in front of my camcorder when I realised that talking into a lens is harder than it looks. The “YouTube celebrity” is something of a phenomenon these days (I can list several public figures who make a living from pouring their heart
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