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Top 5 Coffee Shops to do work in

Posted on 5 June 2021 by Rowenna

Exam season can be a daunting time, especially when you have to work in your room or your kitchen as this is not always a quiet space where it is easy to study – especially considering we’ve spent so long in our houses this year! Here is a list of the top five coffee shops
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Learning for learning’s sake

Posted on 24 May 2021 by Ellen

Recently, I entered a period of de-motivation where I was hardly working and mainly lazing around. Don’t get me wrong taking time out is great and is important for your body to recuperate, but having started back at placement, I needed to be utilising my time efficiently to consolidate what I have seen. One of
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Last minute productivity – is it worth it?

Posted on 16 May 2021 by Ellen

I think it’s so important to be able to self-evaluate and recognise areas that you need to work on, so today I want to reflect on a topic which many of you may resonate with: procrastination & last minute productivity. I believe it is actually one of my weaknesses, which often leads to burnout. Even
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Cardiff Student Heroes: Tillie Page

Posted on 16 May 2021 by Ellie

BA Chinese Student and founder of Page Illustrations, Tillie Page, won the Student Start Up Curious Explorer Award after launching her business on Etsy in June last year. She was entered into the competition by Cardiff University’s Enterprise team and was awarded £3,000 to invest back into her business due to demonstrating “exceptional vision and
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Cardiff Student Heroes: Catriona Aitken

Posted on 13 May 2021 by Ellie

After winning the ‘Reach journalism for a digital audience award’ from the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), Catriona’s career as a news reporter has gone from strength to strength MA News Journalism graduate, Catriona Aitken, has recently been recognised for obtaining the highest marks out of around 250 students across the UK
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Best study spots

Posted on 28 April 2021 by Jess

Finding study spots is important when at university and having a big workload. I find it is nice to study in different places to be able to get a change of scenery. I am going to go through a few study spots in this blog and I hope they are helpful when deciding where to
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Work Experience at University

Posted on 28 April 2021 by Miah

Often, when applying for a job, the company want people with experience and what better way to gain experience than doing work experience during uni. At the beginning of uni, I signed up to receive job/work experience alerts from the careers team that related to the degree I am studying. Every week I get an
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Studying, stress and self-care

Posted on 20 April 2021 by Ellen

Confession & Commitment! As for lot of people these days, life has been so busy lately. Some highs and lows, and in the midst of this, I find that the one thing I push away the most when I am stressed is blogging/ journalling my thoughts. I’ve realised that because I see it as another
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5 Things I learnt by interning at a big 4 company!

Posted on 20 April 2021 by Ayushi

Networking is important   In consulting, you work across different industries and with different clients. Therefore, it is important to network across industries and build your networking skills. These skills not only help you in your consulting projects, but the same skills also make you more employable. Professional websites like Linkedln can be used to build and create professional relationships. You can connect
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