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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How to unwind after exams

Posted on 12 May 2021 by Miah

I am lucky enough to have finished all my assignments for university this year but I know many uni students are still doing exams and many A-Level students are also doing exams. During exam season, it can be difficult to focus on anything other than exams and you may find yourself not being able to
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Blended learning

Posted on 10 May 2021 by Joy

Remote learning has introduced the use of Padlet, which is a digital tool that acts as a discussion board for students and staff. In the School of Pharmacy for example, under a Unit within a module, there is a Padlet board where students can post questions, for staff to answer. I have found this particularly
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What is Cardiff like?

Posted on 5 May 2021 by Miah

If you have never been to Cardiff or even Wales before then you might not have a good understanding of what the city of Cardiff is like but don’t worry because it is accessible and friendly. Cardiff, the capital of Wales, is a young and diverse city. Cardiff has a large shopping centre – St
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Tidy room, tidy mind

Posted on 4 May 2021 by Ellen

This week, I have faced dreaded deadlines piling up out of nowhere, time seems to have suddenly sped up and I have transitioned back into working from home, whilst engaging in other online activities and lectures for two weeks until my next placement. I have to say it has been quite an adjustment adapting to
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The Transition from Rural to Urban Life

Posted on 30 April 2021 by Tommy

With Cardiff having a population of more than 350,000 people it can be quite a daunting experience, especially if you’re moving from the peace and tranquillity of the countryside to the hustle and bustle of the big city. Obviously some students absolutely love the idea of moving from the remoteness and isolation that can come
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Adapting to Online Learning

Posted on 30 April 2021 by Zoe

Being on a course that usually has a lot of contact hours and time spent in the laboratory, I was very hesitant when it came to online learning. I was worried about how I would transition from my usual commute into University, surrounded by course mates in a lecture hall, to studying at home from
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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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