Studying

7 Survival Tips for your Dissertation

Posted on 8 May 2015 by Hannah

Ok, apologies this one is a little late! It has been relatively intense lately what with the dissertation deadline. For those who aren’t sure what a dissertation is, it’s essentially a large piece of work that you conduct in your final year. It’s an individual project that you see through from conception to completion, and
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Video Blog – Toby talks Exam Period

Posted on 30 April 2015 by Toby

You probably don’t need telling, but it’s that time of year again. Just as the sun seems to get into the habit of coming out and staying out, the most stressful part of the academic year arrives and it might as well be pouring down. In saying that, there’s still hope – you might not
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How to Choose your University

Posted on 30 October 2014 by Iain

I’m sure a lot of A level students reading this are trying to work out what they want to study for a degree, where to study and what to do for the rest of their career and possibly panicking a fair amount. Whilst I can’t help with the last two, although they may follow from
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Top Tips for Freshers Week

Posted on 1 October 2014 by Iain

I’m sure a lot of first years who may be reading this are feeling a little bit confused about what they have gotten themselves into, I know I was 2 years ago, and I’m not just talking about a reaction to the alcohol consumption from Freshers. This is a perfectly normal reaction to being thrown
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Video Blog – Toby talks Studying Journalism

Posted on 22 September 2014 by Toby

How’s Freshers treating you, then? The hardcore will have you believe that if it’s yet to gobble you up and spit you back out again then you’ve probably been doing it wrong, whereas one of your new flatmates may look at you in distain as you whittle away your newly found wealth at the bar.
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Studying Maths at Cardiff

Posted on 11 September 2014 by Nina

Hi everyone, Long time no post – and so much has happened since the last one! A Level and GCSE results days have now passed and I’ve heard Maths clearing spaces at Cardiff have been filled so… Welcome to the 2014/15 cohort joining us in September!!  Very excited to have a brand new bunch of
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Video Blog – Toby talks Work Experience

Posted on 30 July 2014 by Toby

You could be forgiven for thinking that a spot at University (and the degree that comes attached should you put the hours in) guarantees you subsequent employment in your selected industry, and there was a time where this assumption would have been generally correct. As with everything, however, an increase in prevalence results in a
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4 Key Extra-Curricular areas to help build your CV

Posted on 16 July 2014 by Hannah

I got a really good question on Twitter this week asking: what are the kinds of extracurricular activities that you can do to help you get into psychology? The short answer is: pretty much anything! The most important part, in my opinion, is that you recognise what skills you feel you want to develop and
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The Cardiff Award!

Posted on 18 June 2014 by Nina

Hi guys! Long time no post – sorry about that, things have been getting a bit crazy round here. Most students get to do nothing after they finished exams but for me it’s been a bit of a manic rush to catch up on all the commission work that I put off during the exam
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