Student Life

Video Blog – Toby talks Annual Events

Posted on 25 January 2015 by Toby

Where does the time go? It only feels like yesterday that I was looking forward to Christmas dinner, and now I’m sitting at my laptop – a month into the New Year – getting ready for lectures to start again after a hectic exam period. Hey, only eleven months and we can do it all
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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
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Top Tips for Freshers Week

Posted on 1 October 2014 by Iain

I’m sure a lot of first years who may be reading this are feeling a little bit confused about what they have gotten themselves into, I know I was 2 years ago, and I’m not just talking about a reaction to the alcohol consumption from Freshers. This is a perfectly normal reaction to being thrown
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Video Blog – Toby talks Studying Journalism

Posted on 22 September 2014 by Toby

How’s Freshers treating you, then? The hardcore will have you believe that if it’s yet to gobble you up and spit you back out again then you’ve probably been doing it wrong, whereas one of your new flatmates may look at you in distain as you whittle away your newly found wealth at the bar.
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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
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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
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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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