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Personal Statement: Applying for a Journalism/Media Degree

Posted on 28 July 2020 by Ellie

A question I am frequently asked is what exactly you should write on your personal statement when applying for a journalism/media course. Putting together a great statement can be a pretty stressful task as it is difficult to gage what exactly universities are looking for. However, all graduates have been through it and there is
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Tips when tackling a Dissertation proposal

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna Hoskin

Tips when doing an English Literature dissertation proposal In third year, English literature students get the opportunity to do a dissertation. Unlike many universities, this is an optional equivalent to a module, meaning that if you do not wish to do a dissertation you don’t have to. You can pick an extra module instead. A
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To Masters or not to Masters?

Posted on 18 June 2020 by Ellie

Now that’s the question! Having just finished my undergraduate degree at Cardiff amidst a global pandemic (not an ideal time to enter the job market), I have been dropped into a sea of complete uncertainty. Of course I anticipated this feeling of the unknown; however, these are times that no-one could have predicted. Even before
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Make the most of your time at home!

Posted on 18 June 2020 by Ellen

Thought it would be a good time to share some advice on how to make the most of your time at home to prepare for your medicine application during COVID-19! Hopefully, you should have already seen the guidance from the Medical Schools Council on gaining relevant experience. This contains some fantastic resources, so be sure
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5 Tips to Stay Motivated

Posted on 15 June 2020 by Zoe Petre

5 Tips to Stay Motivated  With the end of semester being so near, keeping ourselves motivated can be quite the challenge. Here are 5 tips to keep you going!  Establish Your Why  Having a motive or an end goal really helps when it comes to studying. Think about why you’re doing what you’re doing, where it’s going to get you, and establish your why.   In order to achieve
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