Student Life

Supermarkets in Cardiff!

Posted on 16 Mehefin 2021 by Miah

Shopping for yourself is something new you have to do at uni, in this blog, I will break down all the available supermarkets that are near the Cardiff University residence halls! There are five main supermarkets that are close to the accommodations and multiple Co-ops and little Tescos. Most accommodations are very close to the
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Top 5 Coffee Shops to do work in

Posted on 5 Mehefin 2021 by Rowenna

Exam season can be a daunting time, especially when you have to work in your room or your kitchen as this is not always a quiet space where it is easy to study – especially considering we’ve spent so long in our houses this year! Here is a list of the top five coffee shops
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10 hidden gems in Cardiff

Posted on 4 Mehefin 2021 by Jess

With some restrictions easing, I wanted to write a blog about the 10 hidden gems available in Cardiff so you have some ideas of where you can go to socialise with friends and family. Before going to any of these please check the current COVID-19 restrictions.  Uncommon Ground Coffee Roastery The Uncommon Ground Coffee Roastery
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Cardiff Student Heroes: Tillie Page

Posted on 16 Mai 2021 by Ellie

BA Chinese Student and founder of Page Illustrations, Tillie Page, won the Student Start Up Curious Explorer Award after launching her business on Etsy in June last year. She was entered into the competition by Cardiff University’s Enterprise team and was awarded £3,000 to invest back into her business due to demonstrating “exceptional vision and
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Cardiff Student Heroes: Catriona Aitken

Posted on 13 Mai 2021 by Ellie

After winning the ‘Reach journalism for a digital audience award’ from the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), Catriona’s career as a news reporter has gone from strength to strength MA News Journalism graduate, Catriona Aitken, has recently been recognised for obtaining the highest marks out of around 250 students across the UK
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Tidy room, tidy mind

Posted on 4 Mai 2021 by Ellen

This week, I have faced dreaded deadlines piling up out of nowhere, time seems to have suddenly sped up and I have transitioned back into working from home, whilst engaging in other online activities and lectures for two weeks until my next placement. I have to say it has been quite an adjustment adapting to
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The Transition from Rural to Urban Life

Posted on 30 Ebrill 2021 by Tommy

With Cardiff having a population of more than 350,000 people it can be quite a daunting experience, especially if you’re moving from the peace and tranquillity of the countryside to the hustle and bustle of the big city. Obviously some students absolutely love the idea of moving from the remoteness and isolation that can come
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Best study spots

Posted on 28 Ebrill 2021 by Jess

Finding study spots is important when at university and having a big workload. I find it is nice to study in different places to be able to get a change of scenery. I am going to go through a few study spots in this blog and I hope they are helpful when deciding where to
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Studying, stress and self-care

Posted on 20 Ebrill 2021 by Ellen

Confession & Commitment! As for lot of people these days, life has been so busy lately. Some highs and lows, and in the midst of this, I find that the one thing I push away the most when I am stressed is blogging/ journalling my thoughts. I’ve realised that because I see it as another
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