Post-Easter Homesickness!

Posted on 15 April 2018 by Gee

We are finally in our last run towards the end of University for the 2017/18 academic year. The end of our Easter breaks brings us back to three more teaching weeks before we enter the dreaded exam period. This particular part of the year is where I think being home sick hits me the worst.
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Confidence Trick

Posted on 8 April 2018 by Tamzin

I have to do an assessed presentation this month for one of my modules, this prospect frightens me as I know it does many others. Speaking in front of groups has never come naturally to me, I consider myself quite an eloquent speaker but stumble over the simplest of words when in front of people
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7 Ways To Spend Your Uni Holidays

Posted on 3 April 2018 by Ellie Ball

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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Revision Blues

Posted on 2 April 2018 by Tamzin

With the strikes impacting our study independent work is – sadly- more important than ever. So this means we have to probably start trying now! Ew. I have four exams this year and as I’m in third year they have never been more important. This calls for a sense of the what I like to
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Coursework, Coursework, Coursework

Posted on 27 March 2018 by Hope

Hey Guys, I’m currently in the middle of writing my Speech and Language Essay, my Human Factors Essay, and my Final Year Project, so I’m trying pretty hard to balance my time. Luckily I much prefer coursework to exams, so I’m actually quite thankful that this year I am doing more coursework based assessment. In
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Applying for a PhD – Part 2

Posted on 22 March 2018 by Hope

Hey guys! Sorry I haven’t posted anything for a while, I’ve been a little stressed with exams, then post grad plans, and now my Final Year Project write-up. Last time I wrote about how you totally can apply for a PhD, even if you are feeling a little doubtful. This time I want to cover
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Commonly Asked Questions About Open Days!

Posted on 20 March 2018 by Gee

University Open Days are an exciting opportunity to visit your potential first choice University and get your burning questions answered; as well as being able to take campus/accommodation tours, attend course-specific courses, learn about societies and Cardiff Student lifestyle in general! One of the best pieces of advice I can give to any potential student
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Summer Plans

Posted on 17 March 2018 by Ellie Ball

  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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Top Tips for Staying Motivated During Revision Period

Posted on 17 March 2018 by meganpotterton

Exams and essay deadlines are fast approaching. We’re half way through the spring semester and the much-needed Easter holidays are almost here! With this in mind, it is important to start to consider whether you’re fully prepared for this year’s revision and essay writing stress. Although many of you have had plenty of experience of
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