Student Life

Looking for Housing

Posted on 30 November 2017 by Wendy

So now that I actually have experience of finding houses since I moved out of halls into my lovely 2nd year house this year, here’s some advice on what to look for in a good house: 1. Talk to the Current Residents This is probably the most important point. Don’t be shy, they will give you
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Cardiff Cafes

Posted on 29 October 2017 by Wendy

Ever since I came to Cardiff, I’ve become a big cafe hunter. I came from a very small town so there weren’t alot of independent cafes around so getting to have a variety to go to means that I really want to try them all! So since first year spring semester pretty much every Friday
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Things to Remember for September!

Posted on 18 August 2017 by Hope

First of all I just wanted to say well done to all of you who got what you wanted on results day! As I am now a couple of weeks away from moving back to Cardiff myself, I thought I would run through a quick list of things that you shouldn’t forget (because I totally
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Religion at university

Posted on 24 July 2017 by Nancyanne

I am going to use Christianity in this blog.  Are you going to university this September and wondering whether it is possible to reconcile being a student and a Christian? Well here it is. Yes, you can be a Christian at university.   Just under two years ago, the thought of starting university was super
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Eating out in Cardiff… A student’s perspective

Posted on 31 May 2017 by Joe

    Let’s head out into Cardiff for some grub. Its always an attractive option when we fancy a break from cooking or for those who don’t like to dabble in tesco’s stiry fry mix and green paste,  its a treat in amongst those dodgy packet pasta meals. I spent a little time with some
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Languages for All

Posted on 28 April 2017 by Hannah

Looking back at my time at University, something I’m really glad that I tried out is a Languages For All course. Languages for All runs alongside your main studies and offers students a choice of languages to study with a variety of flexible study options. You can sign up to these via Sims and Languages For All offer a
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What to ask on a University Open Day?

Posted on 25 April 2017 by Wendy

So tomorrow is the Cardiff University Open Day! I remember this time last year where I was going to Open Days and I feel like they really give you an insight and character of the university. I found when reading prospectus’ it is hard to differentiate the universities from one another and figure out whether
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Top tips for saving money on travel

Posted on 25 April 2017 by Hannah

I travel to and from university by train. It can be a nightmare carrying all of my bags with me and trying to get them to fit in the luggage racks, but I try and make travelling less of a pain by saving money on transport. Here’s my top tips. Travel by train: Book as
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Student Friendly Food

Posted on 20 March 2017 by Hope

I’m currently trying to save up some money so I don’t have to rush into anything after University. Hopefully if I save up a bit of money I can take a little bit of time deciding what I want to do, rather than panic and rush into something. I think watching what you’re eating is
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