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News Journalism: Useful shorthand outlines

News Journalism: Useful shorthand outlines

Posted on 26 July 2022 by Rowenna

In your shorthand studies, you will be taught outlines that are not in the revision guide. These are really helpful, but if you do not make a note of them […]

Shorthand for perfectionists

Shorthand for perfectionists

Posted on 19 July 2022 by Rowenna

Welcome to MA News Journalism, get ready to learn a new language! 100wpm Shorthand - the hardest exam I have ever passed, and the most rewarding for that reason. We […]

News Story tips: FOIs

News Story tips: FOIs

Posted on 19 July 2022 by Rowenna

  On the MA News Journalism course you will be expected to write one article per week for the first half of the year, increasing to two a week in […]

A Guide to Watching the Six Nations in Cardiff as an Ireland fan

Posted on 9 July 2022 by Henry

The Six Nations is an incredible time to be a student within Cardiff. Even if you are not a huge fan of the rugby itself there is nothing quite like […]

Fun Places to go in Cardiff (Part 2)

Fun Places to go in Cardiff (Part 2)

Posted on 7 July 2022 by Sunaina

If you haven't read part 1 of this blog, make sure to check it out here. But here are more places to visit in Cardiff and around for the summer […]

Fun Places to go in Cardiff

Fun Places to go in Cardiff

Posted on 24 June 2022 by Sunaina

Staying home can get extremely boring and overwhelming at times. You may have tried doing things like cooking, maybe some drawing, art, playing cards with friends yet still bored. After […]

Overcoming exam stress at Cardiff University

Overcoming exam stress at Cardiff University

Posted on 16 June 2022 by Pui Kuan

Exam and assessment periods at University are understandably stressful, and sometimes even overwhelming. However, since every student goes through it, it’s important to keep in mind that you are not […]

Making the most of Cardiff’s Student Union

Making the most of Cardiff’s Student Union

Posted on 14 June 2022 by Pui Kuan

The students’ union (SU) really is the beating heart of Cardiff University student life. From concerts to food to a relaxing study area, the SU has it all. Below are […]

A Graduate’s Guide To Cardiff’s ‘Your Career Journey’ Site

A Graduate’s Guide To Cardiff’s ‘Your Career Journey’ Site

Posted on 11 June 2022 by Pui Kuan

It’s true when they say to take advantage of all the career guidance, resources, and support at university. Ultimately, it is a step close to the working world, and you’ll […]

Changing your name as a trans student

Changing your name as a trans student

Posted on 10 June 2022 by Kat (She/They)

As a trans student, regardless of if you are beginning your transition in university or not, one of the few things you might want to do is change your name […]