Student Life

4 Key Extra-Curricular areas to help build your CV

Posted on 16 July 2014 by Hannah

I got a really good question on Twitter this week asking: what are the kinds of extracurricular activities that you can do to help you get into psychology? The short answer is: pretty much anything! The most important part, in my opinion, is that you recognise what skills you feel you want to develop and
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The Cardiff Award!

Posted on 18 June 2014 by Nina

Hi guys! Long time no post – sorry about that, things have been getting a bit crazy round here. Most students get to do nothing after they finished exams but for me it’s been a bit of a manic rush to catch up on all the commission work that I put off during the exam
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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
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Video Blog – Toby talks Accommodation

Posted on 2 June 2014 by Toby

It wasn’t until I had decided on a topic and actually sat down in front of my camcorder when I realised that talking into a lens is harder than it looks. The “YouTube celebrity” is something of a phenomenon these days (I can list several public figures who make a living from pouring their heart
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Level 1 British Sign Language run by Cardiff University

Posted on 23 May 2014 by Nina

“Do you want to learn sign language?”  is where this all started, around this time last year. One of my friends suggested that we see if there were any spaces on the (usually oversubscribed) Level 1 British Sign Language course, run by the Skills and Development Service (a part of our University that runs loads
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WHY I LOVE BEING A SOCIETY PRESIDENT

Posted on 14 May 2014 by Vicky

Time management at uni is tough, and before you know it you’re at the end of your degree and thrust into the world of grown-up stuff. Non-uni goers look upon our student lives as lazy and pretty easy, but fitting in deadlines, socialising and all the other sports/extra-curricular/part-time jobs we seem to accumulate over our
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