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 Read more
I’m back! Hello, it’s Dan again, and I have returned! I am making student life vlogs once again, this time during my semester abroad in the states. In this episode, I introduce my semester abroad studying at Northern Arizona University (NAU), and I briefly talk about the university and the town I am staying in. Read more
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! Read more
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 Read more
Before you go to University, there are lots of things that you need to do to prepare. This summer, you probably have a ‘To Do’ list longer than your arm. But one of things that you do need to do, arguably the most important thing, is to get a meningitis jab. Meningitis is a very Read more
I think everyone can agree that there is no better freedom than when you finally own your own car. From the age of 17, most people are rushing to their driving lessons after school with the smell of liberation in the air as their driving tests near. However, after all the joys of passing your Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
‘Just because we have something today does not mean we will have it tomorrow’. Well, the original quote by Ren Zhengfei (founder of Huawei) is, “Just because we are here today, does not mean we will be here tomorrow“. I first heard about this opportunity under two years ago in a mandarin class. Someone from global Read more
Just over a month ago now, on June 16th 2017, and at 3 o’clock in the morning, I set off towards Luton Airport on a rather unusual journey. Destination? I had absolutely no idea… In my bag was a bright orange envelope, and in the envelope were three plane tickets to an unknown destination in Read more
Our student bloggers are current Cardiff University students, sharing their real-life experiences in their own words.
Each student has their own blog but you can also ask them questions on the Cardiff University Admissions Facebook page.