Settling in

What I Eat at University

Posted on 20 September 2018 by Gee

Amongst all the new things that abruptly come into your life when starting University, cooking was probably one of the scariest for me. If cooking is not a skill one already possesses when starting University, it is something you definitely need to learn. Do not worry if all you’re eating for the first few weeks
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Why You Should Join A Society

Posted on 27 August 2018 by Gee

Coming to University can be a very overwhelming experience because there are just so many things to think about and do. I can imagine right now everyone is worrying about whether or not they have bought everything they need for September and are nervous about making friends. But that is just the least of it.
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Why I chose to study at Cardiff University

Posted on 9 August 2018 by Rachel

With A level results day 2018 fast approaching, there are some key questions for anyone hoping to start university this September: What is it like to be a student? Which university should I study at? So, I will be writing a series of guest blogs, over the next week, reflecting on my time at Cardiff
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How To Decorate Your University Room!

Posted on 11 July 2018 by Gee

Though it is probably the last thing on your mind when moving back to University or moving there for the first time, it is something you will have to tackle eventually. How should you choose to decorate your University room! This is a room where you are going to spend the majority of your year
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Have You Got Your Meningitis Jab?

Posted on 21 June 2018 by Gee

Before you go to University, there are lots of things that you need to do to prepare. This summer, you probably have a ‘To Do’ list longer than your arm. But one of things that you do need to do, arguably the most important thing, is to get a meningitis jab. Meningitis is a very
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Top 15 First Year Advice

Posted on 17 May 2018 by Ellie Ball

As my first year at Cardiff University draws to a close, I am left pondering what I have learnt and what I would change. However, what I can say is that year one of uni has been incredible and exceeded all of my expectations. I have not only made great friends and memories but I
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Where Did 4 Years Go?!

Posted on 15 April 2018 by Hope

I have to walk through first year halls to get to my flat, and I had a bit of a weird nostalgic moment last night. As I was walking down the path, littered with playing cards presumably from drinking games, and hearing a truly awful group performance of Bleeding Love coming from one of the
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Let’s talk about CONFIDENCE

Posted on 17 October 2017 by Nancyanne

Oxford dictionary describes confidence as “A feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one’s own abilities or qualities”. University life is great. It has the right atmosphere for people to become; more confident or less confident. What is confidence in reality though? Some people think confidence means being able to stand up for yourself.
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Going to university part 3 (final)

Posted on 10 September 2017 by Nancyanne

Advice for Students about to start university. Many undergraduates feel nervous during their first couple of weeks at university. Sometimes it feels like you are being thrown in the deep end straight after fresher’s week. No advice, no nothing and that can be quite overwhelming. I wish sixth forms and colleges could prepare us more
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Stressful Move to Cardiff

Posted on 8 September 2017 by Hope

To be honest with you all, this is very much going to be a bit of rant. I had the worst experience ever moving into my final year flat a couple of weeks ago. I won’t name the letting agency, but they were awful. The flat itself is great and it’s all fine now, but
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