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How to find community at University

How to find community at University

Posted on 22 November 2023 by Jasmine

For many, University is a time of partying, fun and generally having a good time, however, there is a much-overlooked narrative of students feeling lost or isolated at university. This […]

Planning for the Christmas break as an International student!

Planning for the Christmas break as an International student!

Posted on 22 November 2023 by Muskaan

Living in Cardiff as a student means you are surrounded by your peers constantly. While this is mostly a great thing, breaks are the time of the year when you […]

Exploring Chinese Cuisine in Cardiff

Exploring Chinese Cuisine in Cardiff

Posted on 21 November 2023 by Lydia

As a Chinese student in Cardiff University, I often find myself craving the taste of home. Chengdu in Sichuan, my hometown, is known for its delicious hotpot, mapo tofu, and […]

Cardiff: The Safe City

Cardiff: The Safe City

Posted on 21 November 2023 by Lydia

Choosing a city for your studies involves many factors, and safety is often a top priority. As a student ambassador at Cardiff University, I am frequently asked a critical question […]

How to find the best housemates

How to find the best housemates

Posted on 13 November 2023 by Jasmine

Finding the right housemates can be challenging, however, these tips should help you consider the decision from all angles before committing to a specific group of housemates. This blog aims […]

The Cardiff house hunt: How to make the most of resources

The Cardiff house hunt: How to make the most of resources

Posted on 13 November 2023 by Jasmine

Looking for a student house can be stressful, especially when balancing your budget between saving money and good accommodation. In fact, there are many useful services through the university that […]

Heartfelt Connections: Conquering Homesickness in Cardiff

Heartfelt Connections: Conquering Homesickness in Cardiff

Posted on 8 November 2023 by Lydia

When I'm in my room at Cardiff University, I sometimes feel a bit homesick and miss my hometown. I miss my friends' laughter and the smell of home-cooked meals. But […]

How I coped with transitions at University as an international student!

How I coped with transitions at University as an international student!

Posted on 31 October 2023 by Muskaan

It's true that living at University, especially as an international student, is full of rollercoasters. No matter how hard we try, there are stressors around us all and we can't […]

Quiet Courage: A New Student’s Exploration of Introversion at Cardiff University

Quiet Courage: A New Student’s Exploration of Introversion at Cardiff University

Posted on 18 October 2023 by Lydia

In a society that often extols the virtues of extroversion, Susan Cain's TED Talk, "The Power of Introverts," stands as a testament to the remarkable talents and abilities introverts bring […]

Embracing World Mental Health Day: Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Support at Cardiff University

Embracing World Mental Health Day: Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Support at Cardiff University

Posted on 18 October 2023 by Lydia

On this World Mental Health Day, let's not only celebrate Cardiff University's academic and career support but also shine a light on its profound commitment to the health and wellbeing […]