Applying to University

Cardiff Student Heroes: Tillie Page

Posted on 16 May 2021 by Ellie

BA Chinese Student and founder of Page Illustrations, Tillie Page, won the Student Start Up Curious Explorer Award after launching her business on Etsy in June last year. She was entered into the competition by Cardiff University’s Enterprise team and was awarded £3,000 to invest back into her business due to demonstrating “exceptional vision and
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Cardiff Student Heroes: Catriona Aitken

Posted on 13 May 2021 by Ellie

After winning the ‘Reach journalism for a digital audience award’ from the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), Catriona’s career as a news reporter has gone from strength to strength MA News Journalism graduate, Catriona Aitken, has recently been recognised for obtaining the highest marks out of around 250 students across the UK
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Cardiff Student Heroes: Rifhat Qureshi

Posted on 5 April 2021 by Ellie

Modest Trends founder and MSc Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship student at Cardiff University, Rifhat Qureshi, is the entrepreneur who is helping tackle issues around sustainability in the modest clothing industry. Originally from Cardiff, Rifhat started her business back in 2016 to address a distinct lack of fashionably diverse modest clothes made available to Muslim women,
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Cardiff Student Heroes: Tom Matthews

Posted on 1 April 2021 by Ellie

Second year Cardiff University BSc Business Management student Tom Matthews has recently been recognised for his incredible fundraising work for Movember in which he managed to raise over £4,000 for the men’s health charity. As a Movember ambassador, Tom not only helped recruit and guide other students through the campaign, but undertook the personal challenge
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8 Cardiff Societies you need to Join

Posted on 27 January 2021 by Ellie

Societies are one of the best parts about university life, and with Cardiff University having over 300 of them, you will be spoilt for choice. While some may appeal to you more than others, it is a great idea to try out as many as possible as you never know who you will meet, and
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Get ready for MMIs!

Posted on 9 January 2021 by Ellen

Firstly, if you are reading this with an invite to interview, congratulations! You have overcome the first big hurdle in your journey into medicine! This blog is going to tackle the type of interviews hosted at Cardiff – MMIs with some insight into how they will run virtually, advice for practising and on the day!
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Advice for first child students

Posted on 4 December 2020 by Jess

I was the first child in my family to go to university. I can remember feeling the pressure to get into university and do well as a ‘role model’ to my brother and sister. Being the first born also means you can’t take advice from older siblings on what to expect when studying a degree
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Graduates – let’s talk about GAMSAT!

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Ellen

As part of my preparing for your medicine application series, I am delighted to be able to provide some information about GAMSAT for those of you who are looking to do graduate entry medicine or wanting to find out some information as an alternative pathway into medicine. As a disclaimer, as I mentioned in the
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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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