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Things to remember when picking second-year housing!

Things to remember when picking second-year housing!

Posted on 30 May 2023 by Muskaan

Picking second year housing can be a true task. Be it figuring out where to live or who to live with, the confusion and stress only increases with time. Don’t […]

Day trips from Cardiff: A day in historic Worcester, from a local

Day trips from Cardiff: A day in historic Worcester, from a local

Posted on 30 May 2023 by Jasmine

Only a 2-hour train ride from Cardiff Central to Worcester Foregate Street, Worcester is a great location to visit for a day of history and nature. Being located in the […]

A comparison between US and UK universities: sororities

A comparison between US and UK universities: sororities

Posted on 30 May 2023 by Jasmine

Having been lucky enough to visit the University of Virginia (UVA) over the spring break, I have some thoughts to share in reflection on comparing my experience at a UK […]

My favourite cafes for studying in Cardiff

My favourite cafes for studying in Cardiff

Posted on 30 May 2023 by Jasmine

As essay and exam season comes to an end and summer comes closer it may be helpful for Cardiff University students to have a straightforward list of some of the […]

Preparing for university: what to bring

Preparing for university: what to bring

Posted on 2 May 2023 by Jasmine

Preparing for university can be daunting. For most, this is your first time living away from home and being responsible for yourself. This blog aims to help you with tips […]

Residence Life Team: a must-know for students living in university accommodation

Residence Life Team: a must-know for students living in university accommodation

Posted on 18 April 2023 by Muskaan

Living far away from home is a huge step and very often, it can lead to us feeling lonely and detached. While being amidst peers can help us to feel […]

Things I wish I had packed more of when coming to the UK from India

Things I wish I had packed more of when coming to the UK from India

Posted on 18 April 2023 by Muskaan

When we finally leave our homes and move somewhere far away, a whole new segment of what we will need and what we won't find comes to light. Being an […]

Indian Festivities: Celebrations in Cardiff

Indian Festivities: Celebrations in Cardiff

Posted on 18 April 2023 by Shrankhla

Indian festivals are celebrated with joy and enthusiasm at Cardiff University, where a diverse student community including students from India and other cultural backgrounds come together to celebrate Indian culture. […]

Top tips for coping with homesickness while at university

Top tips for coping with homesickness while at university

Posted on 5 April 2023 by Jasmine

Homesickness can be hard. It can limit your ability to adjust to university and enjoy your experience. However, despite it feeling really difficult to manage in the moment, homesickness can […]

Castles to visit in Cardiff

Castles to visit in Cardiff

Posted on 3 April 2023 by Jasmine

As the capital city of the country with more castles per square mile than any other county in Europe, there are unparalleled adventures for history lovers and adventurers alike. Perfect […]