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Applying through Clearing

Applying through Clearing

Posted on 4 August 2021 by Vedika

Clearing is something many students have to go through, over 70,000 applied through clearing in 2020, and something I wish was told more was: applying through clearing doesn’t make you […]

My Clearing Experience

My Clearing Experience

Posted on 3 August 2021 by Abbie

What is Clearing? And what was my personal experience with the process? University is essentially a big step to take and finding yourself in a position where you have decided […]

Blended learning

Blended learning

Posted on 10 May 2021 by Joy

Remote learning has introduced the use of Padlet, which is a digital tool that acts as a discussion board for students and staff. In the School of Pharmacy for example, […]

Blended Learning – A medical student’s experience of online learning

Blended Learning – A medical student’s experience of online learning

Posted on 28 April 2021 by Uzair

Due to the pandemic, students all over the country have adapted to online learning and virtual methods of learning delivery. I am a 3rd year medical student at Cardiff University […]

Blended Learning

Blended Learning

Posted on 19 April 2021 by Emma

This academic year has been different than previous years due to blended learning being put in place. Although in my opinion in-person teaching can’t be replaced by online learning, integrating […]

My Views on Blended Learning

My Views on Blended Learning

Posted on 19 April 2021 by Louise

The blended learning approach adopted by the University in response the COVID-19 pandemic has provided many unanticipated benefits to my learning experience. I have developed and improved many skills, such […]

Blended learning – not as bad as you might think

Blended learning – not as bad as you might think

Posted on 15 April 2021 by Ioana

I was midway through my placement year when the pandemic hit and I was so sure Zoom calls will no longer be a thing by summertime (quite ironic 1 year […]

6 Things I Learned During My Year of Working Abroad

6 Things I Learned During My Year of Working Abroad

Posted on 18 November 2019 by Lauren

Many uni courses offer a year abroad, whether it be obligatory or optional, but if you’re studying a language like me, the likelihood is that a year abroad is a […]

Studying at a Spanish University

Studying at a Spanish University

Posted on 15 November 2019 by Angharad

Ask any language graduate about the pinnacle of their degree, and the answer will undoubtedly be the infamous Year Abroad.  I still pinch myself every day over the fact that […]

7 Tips for Clearing

7 Tips for Clearing

Posted on 1 August 2019 by Ayten

It has been about a year now since I went through the most stressful day of my life, results day. I remember waking up at 8am and seeing the email […]