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Top 10 Reasons Why Cardiff is Great

Posted on 25 April 2018 by Ellie

Big City, Small Town Vibe This was probably one of the main reasons why I instantly fell in love with Cardiff. With the idea of London completely intimidating me, yet the idea of living in a capital city being really appealing, Wales’ capital was the perfect match. Having a population of around 350,000 people, the
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Everything You Need to Know About Welsh Varsity

Posted on 23 April 2018 by Megan

With just two days to go until one of the biggest events of the university year, the excitement is building. Welsh Varsity sees Cardiff University sports clubs and societies take on Swansea University, so you can imagine the competitive spirit it brings out in everyone! If you’re a prospective student (or even a first year
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Cardiff Cafes

Posted on 29 October 2017 by Wendy

Ever since I came to Cardiff, I’ve become a big cafe hunter. I came from a very small town so there weren’t alot of independent cafes around so getting to have a variety to go to means that I really want to try them all! So since first year spring semester pretty much every Friday
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9 Questions about Cardiff

Posted on 4 August 2017 by Joe

“University’s like this little world, a bubble of time separate from everything before and everything after.” From the other side of the world, admittedly, it was difficult to feel a part of my graduation ceremony when watching via live stream – as brilliant as that service was. However, it did not stop my feelings for
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What I’m Going to Miss about Living in Halls

Posted on 31 May 2017 by Wendy

1. My Tiny Box Room I remember walking into my room and dreading having to be in this small room for my 1st year. Even my first night’s sleep was terrible, I woke up the next morning with bad back pain. However after 10 months, I think I’m actually going to miss the cosy room
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Things to do at University that will boost your CV!

Posted on 30 April 2017 by Wendy

So during this time of the year, everyone has their heads down revising and there’s been a lot of revision posts lately so I’d thought I’d do one on careers and work experience instead! I am a very keen person when it comes to getting involved in school and now in university. Throughout my 1st
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What to ask on a University Open Day?

Posted on 25 April 2017 by Wendy

So tomorrow is the Cardiff University Open Day! I remember this time last year where I was going to Open Days and I feel like they really give you an insight and character of the university. I found when reading prospectus’ it is hard to differentiate the universities from one another and figure out whether
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Unique Things to Do in Cardiff

Posted on 31 March 2017 by Wendy

To the people who say there’s nothing to do in Cardiff, there is actually a lot on! Whether you’re visiting Cardiff on an open day or a current student wanting to get to know the city better, here are a few things that you can do which you may not have thought of 🙂 1.
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5 ways to make it through the exam season

Posted on 25 March 2017 by Wendy

So it’s come to that time of the year where the Easter holidays are nearly here and you’re excited to be finally having a break! However there is also the looming fact that exams are going to start in less than 2 months. UNLEASH PANIC MODE. Having at least finished my coursework ahead of time,
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