Student Life

Rugby in Wales!

Posted on 1 April 2021 by Miah

Rugby is a huge part of Welsh culture and it is considered the national sport of Wales. Over the years, the Welsh men’s team has won the Six Nations tournament 28 times and have won 12 grand slams! They even won the Six Nations this year (2021)! The captain of the Welsh rugby team, Alun
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Asesiadau yn Ystod COVID-19

Posted on 10 March 2021 by Shôn

Rwyf eisioes wedi trafod fy mhrofiadau o addysg wyneb-yn-wyneb yn ystod fy ngradd ymsang y flwyddyn hon, ond beth am asesiadau ac arholiadau? Yn y blog yma, rwyf yn bwriadu ceisio egluro sut oedd asesiadau yn arfer digwydd a sut mae hyn wedi newid oherwydd cyfyngiadau COVID-19. Byddaf yn disgrifio fy mhrofiadau i ar y
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5 Tips for Part-Time Job Interviews

Posted on 1 March 2021 by Tommy

Let’s face it, with all the alcohol you’re likely to be consuming whilst at uni, you’re going to have to find a way to fund all of those pints that you’re going to buy. So unless you can find somewhere where money grows on trees, then you’re probably going to have to find some part-time
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Dealing with Burnout during lockdown

Posted on 19 February 2021 by Rowenna

With the world as it is right now, it is very understandable that some of the nation’s mental health is suffering. Isolated from our loved ones and our normal lives, many of us are feeling totally unable to function and yet we are expected to continue with our lives to the best of our ability
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St David’s Day in Cardiff

Posted on 18 February 2021 by Tommy

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Wales? Well yes, it probably is rain, but on a more positive note, perhaps it’s those eccentric people wearing massive daffodils on their heads or maybe it’s the iconic rugby union team that wish they were as successful as their English neighbours! Regardless,
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Lectures vs Seminars

Posted on 17 February 2021 by Miah

In this video, I explain the difference between lectures and seminars, as it is important to understand the style of teaching you will encounter at university. Stay tuned for more videos and blogs! Miah x
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Commuting into University

Posted on 16 February 2021 by Zoe

Commuting to University is something a lot of students weigh up when applying to University and is becoming an increasingly more common decision. As a home student, I live around 30 minutes away from Cardiff University, and I’ve commuted throughout my entire degree. When writing my UCAS application I attended numerous University open days, but nothing stood out like Cardiff did. It wasn’t
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Gweithgareddau Allgyrsiol yn yr Ysgol Feddygol

Posted on 16 February 2021 by Shôn

Mae’r rhan fwyaf o ddysgwyr sy’n ymgeisio am le yn yr ysgol feddygol yn gwybod am bwysigrwydd gweithgareddau allgyrsiol: o brofiad gwaith i waith gwirfoddol i chwaraeon a’r celfyddydau. Ond beth am unwaith mae rhywun wedi cael lle? Mae mynd cam ymhellach na’r cwrs yn parhau i fod yn bwysig er mwyn gwneud unigolion yn
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Self-care ideas whilst you are at university.

Posted on 14 February 2021 by Jess

Self-care is so important, especially when you are studying during a pandemic. Here are a few suggestions to help you look after yourself. Foot spa and a pedicure You could make a foot spa, by getting a rectangular bucket, putting some nice smelling shower gel or bubble bath in it and some warm water. You
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