Second year

How I’m spending my summer

Posted on 19 June 2017 by Chloe

I’ve been exam, assessment and uni-free since the 24th May, so for almost a month, which is ABSOLUTELY ridiculous. It’s gone absurdly quickly, but luckily, there are still 105 days (I counted) until my lectures start back in the Autumn term, which is again, ridiculous. I’m already missing walking through Cardiff city centre and visiting
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Exams? Completed them mate.

Posted on 1 June 2017 by Johanna

For some reason exams this year turned out to be more stressful than last year’s exams, even though I am now far better at dealing with exam stress than I was in first year. My first exam wasn’t particularly difficult, but as it was a cross semester module there was a fair amount of info
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Loneliness at University

Posted on 31 May 2017 by Nancyanne

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
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Five Things I Learnt During Exam Period

Posted on 29 May 2017 by Chloe

Hello all! By the time you are reading this I will have just finished my sixth exam of this exam period! I know that my posts have been very revision and exam-centric lately. But it’s such a huge part of my degree! I have very few items of coursework due in throughout the year but
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Two weeks two days and counting…

Posted on 8 May 2017 by Chloe

Today marks the beginning of exam season. It has begun. I’ve only actually got 2 weeks and 2 days left of exams – but five exams within that. I had my first exam today. Think it went OK… In Business Management most people will have six exams in May – the coursework is dispersed from
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Music on Screen

Posted on 3 May 2017 by Johanna

Calling all film fanatics! The music department is running a Music on Screen series which is a fantastic series of films that are significant in the history of cinema. Some of these films are very difficult to find and therefore this is an ideal opportunity for avid film fans to see some rare cinematic gems. Last
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Easter holidays

Posted on 26 April 2017 by Johanna

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
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The best way to get through deadlines? Get a puppy!

Posted on 8 April 2017 by Johanna

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
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Placements, insights and work experience

Posted on 25 March 2017 by Chloe

The main thing drilled into us the minute we walked through that door to the first lecture of first year was – WORK EXPERIENCE IS ESSENTIAL. It’s very true, though – we’re all going to be graduating with excellent degrees, sure. But it’s very clear we need to boost our CVs in order to get those
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