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Coastal town to Capital City

Coastal town to Capital City

Posted on 15 July 2021 by Miah

What was it like for me to move from a coastal town in the south coast of England to the capital city of Wales? I thought the move for me […]

The Guide to an Introvert coming out of lockdown

The Guide to an Introvert coming out of lockdown

Posted on 17 May 2021 by Tommy

Many students have long envisioned and dreamt of the day that the world is opened up to us again where we can once again explore and socialise just like in […]

The Transition from Rural to Urban Life

The Transition from Rural to Urban Life

Posted on 30 April 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 […]

Starting off for Cardiff- Vlog

Starting off for Cardiff- Vlog

Posted on 19 April 2021 by Roma

Hi Everyone ! Welcome to the first video blog of my student life kick off at Cardiff , talking about my journey starting from Mumbai, India to the Cardiff University. […]

Commuting into University

Commuting into University

Posted on 16 February 2021 by Zoe

Commuting to University is something a lot of students weigh up when applying to University and is becoming an increasingly more common decision. As a home student, I live around 30 minutes away from Cardiff University, […]

Keeping in touch with friends at home when you are at University.

Keeping in touch with friends at home when you are at University.

Posted on 14 February 2021 by Jess

I have found keeping in touch with my friends at home, while I am at University to be important for my mental wellbeing, particularly during the global pandemic. It also […]

How to Survive Mandatory Self-isolation as an International Student

How to Survive Mandatory Self-isolation as an International Student

Posted on 2 February 2021 by Monique

Or as I like to call it how NOT to go crazy after 10 days on your own Self-Isolation is hard, trust me I’ve isolated alone over four times now due […]

Where to get your Christmas Shopping Sorted in Cardiff

Where to get your Christmas Shopping Sorted in Cardiff

Posted on 6 December 2020 by Ellie

Now, there is one thing that Cardiff is not short of - shops. The city-centre is every shopaholic’s paradise, and it is even better at Christmas when you are hunting […]

8 Fun Christmas Activities to do with your Housemates

8 Fun Christmas Activities to do with your Housemates

Posted on 6 December 2020 by Ellie

With Christmas just round the corner and Coronavirus still alive and kicking, the festive season is looking a little bit different this year. However, there is nothing stopping you and […]

Reflection on my budgeting skills throughout university and advice I would give to students

Reflection on my budgeting skills throughout university and advice I would give to students

Posted on 4 December 2020 by Jess

Budgeting is a key part of student life. I believe budget skills are important to learn about as a student and you’ll then be able to take these skills forward […]