Living away from home

Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Went To Uni

Posted on 18 September 2015 by Elli

As I was moving into my new room in a house shared with three of my favourite people this week, I thought with fondness of the slightly-terrified-but-still-excited 18-year-old Past Elli who moved into a room she’d never seen in a city she barely knew two years ago. How could I know what would happen? To
Read more


Studying Far From Home

Posted on 3 July 2015 by Hope

I thought that I would talk about the fear that can sometimes be associated with living and studying far away from home. I’m hoping to maybe convince some potential students that the distance shouldn’t be so daunting. I’m originally from York so the distance between Cardiff and my home is pretty big, around a 5
Read more




Video Blog – Toby talks University Support

Posted on 13 October 2014 by Toby

In my lifetime, mental health has always been a stigmatised topic of discussion and I’ve never been entirely sure why. I completely understand that it’s a subject that is often misunderstood, and that individuals naturally feel uncomfortable when it threatens to appear in conversation, but I would have thought that there’s so much awareness nowadays
Read more


Studying Maths at Cardiff

Posted on 11 September 2014 by Nina

Hi everyone, Long time no post – and so much has happened since the last one! A Level and GCSE results days have now passed and I’ve heard Maths clearing spaces at Cardiff have been filled so… Welcome to the 2014/15 cohort joining us in September!!  Very excited to have a brand new bunch of
Read more


Video Blog – Toby talks What to take to Uni

Posted on 11 September 2014 by Toby

I can’t believe summer is almost over. I mean, where’s it gone? It only feels like yesterday I was walking home from the last night out of the year and contemplating how much I was going to miss everyone, and now suddenly it’s only just over a week until I’ll see them again. A new
Read more




Video Blog – Toby talks Freshers

Posted on 10 June 2014 by Toby

The Freshers period is often anticipated to be either one of the most exciting parts of coming to University or one of the worst, and it’s no surprise given its reputation. “Eat sleep rave repeat” becomes less of a Fatboy Slim lyric and more of a way of life, so here I’ve tried to provide
Read more