Advice for Students




Pros and Cons of Blended Learning

Posted on 18 March 2021 by Miah

My whole university experience so far has been online/blended learning. In the first semester I would have at least one seminar in person per week, the rest of the seminars were online, and all my lectures pre-recorded online. So far in the second semester, all my seminars have been online and again my lectures have
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Asesiadau yn Ystod COVID-19

Posted on 10 March 2021 by Shôn

Rwyf eisioes wedi trafod fy mhrofiadau o addysg wyneb-yn-wyneb yn ystod fy ngradd ymsang y flwyddyn hon, ond beth am asesiadau ac arholiadau? Yn y blog yma, rwyf yn bwriadu ceisio egluro sut oedd asesiadau yn arfer digwydd a sut mae hyn wedi newid oherwydd cyfyngiadau COVID-19. Byddaf yn disgrifio fy mhrofiadau i ar y
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How to make the most of living in halls of residence

Posted on 4 March 2021 by Miah

It can be daunting moving to a new city and living with strangers in an unknown building. I was nervous about getting along with my flatmates, cooking in a new kitchen and feeling comfortable in my room. Here are some tips on how to enjoy your time living in university halls. Arrive early if you
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5 Tips for Part-Time Job Interviews

Posted on 1 March 2021 by Tommy

Let’s face it, with all the alcohol you’re likely to be consuming whilst at uni, you’re going to have to find a way to fund all of those pints that you’re going to buy. So unless you can find somewhere where money grows on trees, then you’re probably going to have to find some part-time
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Dealing with Burnout during lockdown

Posted on 19 February 2021 by Rowenna

With the world as it is right now, it is very understandable that some of the nation’s mental health is suffering. Isolated from our loved ones and our normal lives, many of us are feeling totally unable to function and yet we are expected to continue with our lives to the best of our ability
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Commuting into University

Posted on 16 February 2021 by Zoe

Commuting to University is something a lot of students weigh up when applying to University and is becoming an increasingly more common decision. As a home student, I live around 30 minutes away from Cardiff University, and I’ve commuted throughout my entire degree. When writing my UCAS application I attended numerous University open days, but nothing stood out like Cardiff did. It wasn’t
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Self-care ideas whilst you are at university.

Posted on 14 February 2021 by Jess

Self-care is so important, especially when you are studying during a pandemic. Here are a few suggestions to help you look after yourself. Foot spa and a pedicure You could make a foot spa, by getting a rectangular bucket, putting some nice smelling shower gel or bubble bath in it and some warm water. You
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