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Cardiff Student Heroes: Rifhat Qureshi

Posted on 5 April 2021 by Ellie

Modest Trends founder and MSc Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship student at Cardiff University, Rifhat Qureshi, is the entrepreneur who is helping tackle issues around sustainability in the modest clothing industry. Originally from Cardiff, Rifhat started her business back in 2016 to address a distinct lack of fashionably diverse modest clothes made available to Muslim women,
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How to be productive and not procrastinate

Posted on 11 March 2021 by Miah

It can be very difficult to learn how to not procrastinate and be as productive as possible. Everyday it is a struggle to keep on top of things and make sure my mind does not wander to other things. Recently, I have figured out how I can work smarter and keep the distractions at bay.
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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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What is academic writing?

Posted on 4 February 2021 by Miah

In this video, I explain what academic writing is, what citations are and what the difference is between citations and references. I hope it is somewhat helpful! Stay tuned for more videos and blogs!
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Astudio Meddygaeth mewn Cymraeg

Posted on 13 January 2021 by Shôn

Tra’n astudio Meddygaeth yng Nghaerdydd, rydw i’n derbyn ysgoloriaeth gan y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol i astudio rhan o’r cwrs trwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg. Yn y blog hwn, rwyf am egluro pa rannau o gwrs Meddygaeth C21 sy’n bosib eu gwneud yn y Gymraeg. Dechreuodd fy mhrofiad o ‘Feddygaeth Cymraeg’ yn fy wythnos cyntaf yn y
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How to time manage during the holidays

Posted on 11 January 2021 by Jess

As we have just finished the Christmas break, I thought it might be useful to write a blog about time management during this holiday period.  I am in my 3rd and last year at university so there is a lot of work to complete throughout the year and I want to ensure I can manage
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Get ready for MMIs!

Posted on 9 January 2021 by Ellen

Firstly, if you are reading this with an invite to interview, congratulations! You have overcome the first big hurdle in your journey into medicine! This blog is going to tackle the type of interviews hosted at Cardiff – MMIs with some insight into how they will run virtually, advice for practising and on the day!
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5 things I learnt in my first year

Posted on 8 December 2020 by Ayushi

Attending lectures are better than listening to them later As much as it was a struggle to get to lecture after a night out, at the end of my first year I realised that I did indeed learn and remember more while I attended lectures in person than when I tried to re-watch them later. In this remote learning environment, I
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