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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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Applying to University – VLOG

Posted on 17 January 2019 by Gee

Welcome to the first video blog of three, talking about different aspects of University. In this video, I discuss why I decided to go to University, when I applied and offer some advice for people who are in that position now! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to leave them in the
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Planning For Study Abroad

Posted on 29 November 2018 by Ellie

In three months from now I will be (hopefully) settled in my new home for the next 6 months, half way across the world in Australia. How crazy is that?! I have always wanted to do study abroad as part of my degree and Cardiff University Global Opportunities department was one of the main reasons
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Advice for House Hunting

Posted on 18 November 2018 by Gee

It is now getting to that time of year where students are starting to think about finding a house to live in next year! The process is really easy, and it shouldn’t have to be stressful at all. As someone who has now gone through the process twice, I have put together some tips for
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What to Do at Halloween in Cardiff

Posted on 9 October 2018 by Gee

We are finally in the spookiest month of the year and that can only mean one question for all of us to be asking ourselves: What are we going to do for Halloween this year? Fortunately, Cardiff has so many different events this year across a variety of dates for us to celebrate the scariest
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What I am Looking Forward to in My Last Year

Posted on 29 September 2018 by Gee

As I currently do not know where I shall be studying my master’s degree next year, this present academic year at Cardiff University is my last! I am a third year Journalism and Communications student and I will be graduating in July 2019. Cardiff University has been so much fun over the past two years
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