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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 […]

Things to do in your free time at home at university

Things to do in your free time at home at university

Posted on 24 October 2020 by Jess

With COVID restrictions, there is a lot of time spent at home or in your term time accommodation. Here are some ideas of things you could get up to in […]

Study space ideas

Study space ideas

Posted on 24 October 2020 by Jess

I thought I would write about study space ideas, because especially during this time when most lectures are virtual, I find it important to have a study space I feel […]

Dealing with Homesickness in a Locked-Down World

Dealing with Homesickness in a Locked-Down World

Posted on 12 October 2020 by Henry

The world is a pretty weird place right now. With concepts such as 'test, track and trace'; 'self-isolation' and 'lockdown' all being thrust upon us over the past few months, […]

Making Your Uni Room a Peaceful Place to Work

Making Your Uni Room a Peaceful Place to Work

Posted on 28 September 2020 by Ellie

As we are now finding ourselves typically confined to the work environment of our bedrooms, it is more important than ever to create a peaceful and personal space to optimise […]

Colum Place Interview

Colum Place Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

If you don’t like the look of any of the halls of residences, there is always university owned houses! Colum place house is situated in between Talybont halls and the university campus […]

Roy Jenkins Halls Interview

Roy Jenkins Halls Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

Roy Jenkins halls are located in Cathays, meaning that it is super close to all of the independent shops on Albany road and is close to two supermarkets; it is also less than a mile away from cathays campus. To learn more about […]

Creating a Balanced Lifestyle whilst Learning Online

Creating a Balanced Lifestyle whilst Learning Online

Posted on 19 September 2020 by Ellie

Learning online has a ton of advantages with attending lectures in your pyjamas being just one of them. However, as we all begin to navigate this crazy new world we […]

Books to help you survive university

Books to help you survive university

Posted on 16 September 2020 by Jess

I have found so many books useful whilst at university, and wanted to inform prospective students about these.  One main factor of moving away from home is cooking. There are […]

Tips to help you to settle in when you first go to University

Tips to help you to settle in when you first go to University

Posted on 8 September 2020 by Jess

This blog is to help prospective students with tips on how to settle in when you first go to University. When you first go to University it can be quite […]