Cardiff University Experiences

5 Things University has Taught Me

Posted on 22 May 2020 by Ellie

It’s official! I have finally handed in my very last assessment and have completed my degree at Cardiff University. What a three years it has been, and I can say with my whole heart that it has been the best three years of my life. It is a strange feeling now that I have finished.
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Studying during COVID-19

Posted on 21 May 2020 by Jess

During my time at university, we have experienced an unexpected outbreak of COVID-19. University has been very supportive during this time so I wanted to write a blog to inform prospective students of this, in case a similar situation was to occur again.  This unexpected pandemic came fast once Coronavirus had come into the United
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Societies

Posted on 22 April 2020 by Jess

Why go to a society?  Societies are a great way to meet new people of all ages, from a range of different courses, and accommodation options. Societies give you a chance to meet people with similar interests to you, whether that’s baking, dancing, singing – and so much more. In addition to this, there is
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Staying Fit at University

Posted on 16 April 2020 by Ellie

As the saying goes – a healthy mind is a healthy body. Whilst it’s easy to get sucked in to the cyclical student lifestyle of pizza binging and snack indulging, this is (I regrettably have to say) not the best thing for your health. Don’t worry, I certainly do not lead the most active, health-focused
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How Volunteering can Enrich your Student Experience

Posted on 5 April 2020 by Ellie

Most students are blessed with having a pretty decent amount of free time. Although this can be spent making a bit of extra cash or chilling with mates, using your time to volunteer will be one of the most rewarding decisions you make during your studies. Cardiff University’s volunteering department offers a whole host of
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LGBTQ+ Pride in Cardiff

Posted on 27 February 2020 by Ellie

It is February, which means it is also LGBTQ+ history month – a time to celebrate the community and draw attention to pressing issues that continue to affect many individuals across the U.K. The university is committed to championing its LGBT students and are highly regarded by Stonewall as one of the most LGBTQ+ inclusive
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Where to take visitors in and around Cardiff?

Posted on 26 February 2020 by Jess

This blog post is about my experience of taking visitors to places in and around Cardiff. Cardiff is such a lovely place and there are so many places in and around the local area you can take visitors to.  Cardiff Castle Cardiff Castle is full of history and has some beautiful views. Being a student
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My Experience as a Student Mentor

Posted on 26 February 2020 by Zoe Petre

Starting university can be daunting for many reasons, but the Student Mentor scheme aims to ease this transition by assigning students with a student mentor. A student mentor is there to offer their mentees insider tips and support, answer questions, give advice and signpost mentees to the correct services.  When I started university, I was someone who had so many questions, so having a
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