Living away from home

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 wouldn’t be a big step but living in a city compared to a coastal town, there are always challenges and differences. Luckily for me, Cardiff
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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 good old days. Even though we were only locked up at the start of last year, it has still felt like an eternity. However,
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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 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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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. In this video, I discuss how I travelled to Cardiff– especially in the midst of a Global Pandemic, in flight experience and finally reaching Cardiff
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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, and I’ve commuted throughout my entire degree. When writing my UCAS application I attended numerous University open days, but nothing stood out like Cardiff did. It wasn’t
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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 down gifts for all your friends and family. Here are the best places to get Christmas shopping ticked straight off your to-do list. Christmas Markets
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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 your housemates getting stuck into some merry Xmas activities to keep your spirits up. Christmas Dinner Rally around and cook up a Christmas feast for
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