I’m currently preparing to move back to Cardiff at the end of August. This will be my fourth (and hopefully final) time packing the majority of my stuff up and moving it distressingly far away. As I’ve been packing all of my possessions up once more, I’ve been thinking about all of the places I’ve Read more
Can I be a Religious at University? If so HOW? I am going to use Christianity in this blog. Are you going to university this September and wondering whether it is possible to reconcile being a student and a Christian? Well here it is. Yes, you can be a Christian at university. Just Read more
Kingswear Station – Devon (Summer 2016) You know, university has made me realise a lot of things I really wouldn’t have expected, for better or for worse. Perhaps the biggest shock though, is that it has made me realise that I’m actually going to find leaving halls almost as difficult as leaving home to Read more
I have always struggled with loneliness. I enjoy being in the company of others yet at the same time, I love being alone. There are various forms of loneliness. Sometimes people think being lonely only includes having no friends and being by yourself all the time. How about those who have friends yet still feel Read more
Going home for Easter was an interesting experience this year. I am now sharing a bunk bed with my six-year-old sister, having swapped rooms with my nine-year-old brother. Trying to do readings for my modules and revise on the bottom of a bunk bed is difficult to say the least. Since the top bed is Read more
I was asked recently to sum up being a student here in three words. I doubt I’d be the first to admit that this wasn’t necessarily an easy task, but after much deliberation the words I came up with were “Learning to improvise.” Somewhat appropriate, I think, given the circumstances I was in at the Read more
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 Read more
I travel to and from university by train. It can be a nightmare carrying all of my bags with me and trying to get them to fit in the luggage racks, but I try and make travelling less of a pain by saving money on transport. Here’s my top tips. Travel by train: Book as Read more
Why study in Wales? I can’t understand why anyone would ever want to come here. There are so many stereotypes about Wales and they’re all true. Firstly, the sun never shines, look at how dull and lifeless that blossom tree looks with no sun behind it. And all the rain makes everything here look horrible Read more
We all have our coping mechanisms to get us through assignment deadlines and exams. For the last two weeks mine has been William. No, William is not my boyfriend, he’s my Nan’s 10-week-old cockerpoo (cocker spaniel/poodle) puppy and he is so cute it’s almost obscene. She brought him home just after he hit the eight-week Read more
Our student bloggers are current Cardiff University students, sharing their real-life experiences in their own words.
Each student has their own blog but you can also ask them questions on the Cardiff University Admissions Facebook page.