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Highlighting Places in Wales I’ve Visited – International Student’s POV – Part 2

Highlighting Places in Wales I’ve Visited – International Student’s POV – Part 2

Posted on 1 March 2023 by Lillian

Barry Island Continuing the series of 'Highlighting Places in Wales I've Visited,' we move on to Barry Island. When mentioning Barry Island to peers, some said it wasn't worth the […]

Things to do in your reading week

Things to do in your reading week

Posted on 1 March 2023 by Muskaan

University life can be a genuinely exhilarating rollercoaster, with all its busy and calm periods. This is why, when we get a mini-break from it, we seem to lose all […]

Practical hacks for backpacking Europe as a Cardiff University student

Practical hacks for backpacking Europe as a Cardiff University student

Posted on 1 March 2023 by Jasmine

Reflecting on an earlier blog of mine on how to travel cheaply while being a Cardiff University Student, I thought that it would be a great opportunity to share the […]

The Cardiff house hunt: finding second-year accommodation at Cardiff University

The Cardiff house hunt: finding second-year accommodation at Cardiff University

Posted on 23 February 2023 by Jasmine

House hunting in a housing crisis and a cost of living crisis is undoubtedly a stressful experience. In this blog, I discuss finding accommodation in Cardiff and how I literally […]

The best breakfast/brunch spots in Cardiff

The best breakfast/brunch spots in Cardiff

Posted on 22 February 2023 by Caitlin

Brunch: the most important meal of the day (some may say). As we settle back into the swing of university and regain some routine, it’s still important to factor in […]

Studying in Wales from an English students perspective

Studying in Wales from an English students perspective

Posted on 21 February 2023 by Jasmine

Although the use of Welsh on signs was something that I found particularly exciting when I first came to Cardiff, it is not the only difference of living in Wales […]

Things to do while waiting to hear back from universities

Things to do while waiting to hear back from universities

Posted on 21 February 2023 by Muskaan

While there are many aspects of applying to universities that can be nail-biting, awaiting updates and answers from your desired universities has to be the most headache-inducing! Don't worry though, […]

A day in the life of a Cardiff University student

A day in the life of a Cardiff University student

Posted on 16 February 2023 by Jasmine

Making the most when you can’t attend face-to-face learning  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RbRoDWTI6c&t=1s&ab_channel=JazLouise In the face of strikes and lecturers being away or sick, there can be occasions when we can’t attend face-to-face […]

Getting diagnosed with dyslexia at Cardiff University

Getting diagnosed with dyslexia at Cardiff University

Posted on 14 February 2023 by Jasmine

Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 10 people in the UK but, despite how common it is, there can be a pattern of academic gaslighting which can be applied to […]

Airport travel tips from an international students POV

Airport travel tips from an international students POV

Posted on 14 February 2023 by Lillian

As an international student studying in Wales, I've signed myself up for a lot of airport trips back and forth from home.  The hassle of moving through the airport while […]