Student Life Vlogs – Introduction

Posted on 3 May 2018 by Dan

Hello all! My name is Dan and I’m starting a series of video logs (vlogs). I’m a Electronic and Electrical Engineering Student at Cardiff, and currently I’m on my placement year. I’m starting a series of vlogs to highlight student life at Cardiff. I’ll be giving advice and insights about starting university and going to
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Top 10 Reasons Why Cardiff is Great

Posted on 25 April 2018 by Ellie

Big City, Small Town Vibe This was probably one of the main reasons why I instantly fell in love with Cardiff. With the idea of London completely intimidating me, yet the idea of living in a capital city being really appealing, Wales’ capital was the perfect match. Having a population of around 350,000 people, the
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Everything You Need to Know About Welsh Varsity

Posted on 23 April 2018 by Megan

With just two days to go until one of the biggest events of the university year, the excitement is building. Welsh Varsity sees Cardiff University sports clubs and societies take on Swansea University, so you can imagine the competitive spirit it brings out in everyone! If you’re a prospective student (or even a first year
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Hall Life

Posted on 15 April 2018 by Ellie

Moving away from home for the first time is not easy in itself let alone being chucked in a flat with potentially 7 other random people (or more). It certainly is a challenge for most. The thought of university for pretty much a year before I arrived was massively daunting. I think what the main
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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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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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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 talks, 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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Looking for Housing

Posted on 30 November 2017 by Wendy

So now that I actually have experience of finding houses since I moved out of halls into my lovely 2nd year house this year, here’s some advice on what to look for in a good house: 1. Talk to the Current Residents This is probably the most important point. Don’t be shy, they will give you
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