Cardiff University Experiences


Why Cardiff?

Posted on 11 March 2019 by Phoebe

When in my first year of sixth form, we had lots of talks about what to do next, how to find your perfect university and were encouraged to look round as many as possible. Coming from Guernsey, choosing a Uni seemed like quite a big decision as I knew I would not come home for
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Think Pacific Volunteering, Fiji

Posted on 26 February 2019 by Ellie

In July 2018, I set off to the little South Pacific island of Fiji to undertake a volunteering project which involved teaching English, Maths and coaching sports to children. At Cardiff Uni, it is rare that you wouldn’t know at least one person who has gone volunteering with Think Pacific. If not, you will certainly
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A day in the life of a third-year journalism student

Posted on 22 February 2019 by Gee

Every degree is different, and no one’s timetable, and day will ever be the same in University. Depending on the degree, you will either have more contact hours and less independent research or less contact hours and more independent study. Contact hours are the number of hours you are in University for, being actively taught.
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Valentine’s Day Ideas in Cardiff!

Posted on 12 February 2019 by Gee

As everyone knows, Valentine’s Day is nearly here! That means the pressure of date days/nights is on, and the one question that everyone is asking is ‘where do I go and what can I do’ for Valentine’s Day? One of the many things I love about Cardiff is that there are so many places you
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School/College vs University

Posted on 5 February 2019 by Ellie

Going to university is for many, the first major decision people make in their lives these days. Of course, university isn’t the sole road to success and no-one should feel like they have to go. However, the experience has too many benefits to name and is a time where you really do (cliché imminent) find
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The Rugby Six Nations is almost here…

Posted on 30 January 2019 by Ellie

With the annual rugby Six Nations just days away, I thought it would be a good idea to delve into what exactly Cardiff is like on one of its epic game days. Anyone from Cardiff will tell you just how major rugby is in Wales’ capital. People everywhere, chanting everywhere, beer everywhere. It is certainly
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Languages for All!

Posted on 24 January 2019 by Gee

Okay, so today I am going to discuss something that Cardiff University offers that I did not know until third year, which thankfully was not too late! Cardiff Universities modern school of languages offers all students FREE language courses alongside your studies. It does not matter what degree you’re are studying, you are still eligible
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Adapting to University – VLOG

Posted on 17 January 2019 by Gee

Welcome to the last video blog of three, talking about different aspects of University. In this video, I discuss how I adapted to University life – especially living in University accommodation and making friends! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to leave them in the comments below!
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Open Days – VLOG

Posted on 17 January 2019 by Gee

Welcome to the second video blog of three. In this video, I discuss open days and what I found the most interesting and helpful! If you have any questions, do not hesitate to leave them in the comments below!
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