Jobs and work experience

How to be professional on social media

Posted on 21 March 2019 by Hannah

Social media is now well and truly part of our everyday lives. I am on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat and Instagram. Of course, I primarily use these to connect with friends and to share things about my day, but since I’ve been at University (studying for a Journalism and Media degree) I’ve thought often about
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Interview top tips!

Posted on 13 February 2019 by Oliver

Hello everyone! I remember A Levels well and what stood out to me was the UCAS application. It took so much time, and let’s not even mention the personal statement! Well sadly, some students have another hurdle they have to overcome…the dreaded interview! As a (lucky) survivor of university interviews, I thought I’d write a
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Planning For Study Abroad

Posted on 29 November 2018 by Ellie

In three months from now I will be (hopefully) settled in my new home for the next 6 months, half way across the world in Australia. How crazy is that?! I have always wanted to do study abroad as part of my degree and Cardiff University Global Opportunities department was one of the main reasons
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Student Life Vlogs – Global Opportunities

Posted on 14 August 2018 by Dan

Hello again! In this vlog I talk about what opportunities are available for working and studying abroad during your degree. Everything you need to know: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/why-study-with-us/global-opportunities As always, questions are welcome. Enjoy!
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What To Do This Summer!

Posted on 15 July 2018 by Gee

There are some days amidst the revision, exams and assessments that we cannot wait another minute for summer to come. We crave the lay ins, the lazy days, the sunshine and lemonade! When it finally comes, it is oh so sweet. But only for maybe a week or two. As summer can be so long
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How To Find Work Experience

Posted on 12 June 2018 by Gee

Summer is just around the corner and for many of us (myself included), we’ve already finished with our academic year and have got a sunburn from thinking we “didn’t need sunscreen in Wales”. Though summer is a great time to finally relax and free ourselves from the stress and burdens of assessments and exams, it
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Job Hunting

Posted on 22 May 2018 by Hope

I am currently job hunting, however it is ridiculously hard to balance this with final year exam revision. I obviously want to dedicate the majority of my time to my University work, so that I can get the best mark that I’m capable of…but I am also so very aware of my dwindling student loan,
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7 Ways To Spend Your Uni Holidays

Posted on 3 April 2018 by Ellie

Uni summer holidays are definitely something to treasure. With some people getting up to four months off, how will you spend yours? Volunteer There’s nothing more challenging and exciting than spending your summer giving back to the wider community. Being in the sun potentially half way across the world, plus having something to add to
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Summer Plans

Posted on 17 March 2018 by Ellie

  One week till Easter? ALREADY? With that in mind, I think it’s best to start sorting out my plans for the upcoming summer! Seeing as uni summer holidays are between 4-5 months long (£9,000 a year for what you say??), this is definitely a time to use effectively. Many people opt to undertake internships
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