Student Life

An Insight into the Gair Rhydd

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

The Gair Rhydd is the official student newspaper at Cardiff University and has won numerous awards for its journalism. It is available printed in the student union and online on their website. It offers the opportunity to students to hone their journalism skills and gain invaluable experience in their chosen journalism sector. Gair Rhydd boasts
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Cardiff Student Memories

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

It’s the end of the academic year and for some it’s also the end of university. Reminiscing about their time at Cardiff University, some students share their favourite experience at university. Joe – 2nd year – Geology Undergraduate Going to university meant gaining independence: the freedom to explore a new city, create new routines and
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Boosting Your Employability

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Boosting Your Employability While Studying at Cardiff University You are at Cardiff university, congratulations. You are studying to get a degree that you hope will get you a job. With so many graduates competing for the same job, working on your employability is essential. There are many ways to do this and Cardiff University has
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Cardiff’s 5 Best Hidden Gems

Posted on 19 June 2020 by Henry Liggins

Cardiff is a city with lots to offer for people of all ages. But for many students, coming to a capital city with so much to offer, it is easy to just think of shopping in the city centre, or going to restaurants or on nights out as the only things to do outside of
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Make the most of your time at home!

Posted on 18 June 2020 by Ellen

Thought it would be a good time to share some advice on how to make the most of your time at home to prepare for your medicine application during COVID-19! Hopefully, you should have already seen the guidance from the Medical Schools Council on gaining relevant experience. This contains some fantastic resources, so be sure
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Wales’ Natural Wonders: Walks in and around Cardiff

Posted on 17 June 2020 by Ellie

Wales’ natural outdoor beauty is one of the countries’ profound advantages in times like these. Whilst congregating indoors with those outside of your household is currently not possible, there are a number of places in the surrounding areas of Cardiff that offer a fantastic few hours away from your shameless Netflix binging routine. If you
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5 Top Tips on How to be Vegan at University

Posted on 7 June 2020 by Henry Liggins

1. Meal plan Having a meal plan is very important, especially if you’re now cooking for yourself regularly for the first time. Make a list for the next few days of food you want to cook, and buy fresh ingredients that will last you for those meals. 2. Batch cook and freeze meals Cooking can
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