9 Questions about Cardiff

Posted on 4 August 2017 by Joe

“University’s like this little world, a bubble of time separate from everything before and everything after.” From the other side of the world, admittedly, it was difficult to feel a part of my graduation ceremony when watching via live stream – as brilliant as that service was. However, it did not stop my feelings for
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Religion at university

Posted on 24 July 2017 by Nancyanne

I am going to use Christianity in this blog.  Are you going to university this September and wondering whether it is possible to reconcile being a student and a Christian? Well here it is. Yes, you can be a Christian at university.   Just under two years ago, the thought of starting university was super
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Tips for my Fresher Self

Posted on 11 July 2017 by Joe

As mentioned, here is the second June video, in the Chiang Rai series… Tips for my freshers self is the aim of this video. I’ve concentrated on three specific areas; picking halls, societies and life outside of the university bubble. Hopefully you may find something useful in this video, even its one isolated comment. As
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Tips for Getting the most out of Work Experience

Posted on 5 June 2017 by Hannah

Work experience, though a great thing to put on your CV, is much more than that. It can help you to learn valuable skills and can prepare you for the working world. Here are my top tips for getting the most out of your time on placement: 1. First impressions First impressions do count and
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What I’m Going to Miss about Living in Halls

Posted on 31 May 2017 by Wendy

1. My Tiny Box Room I remember walking into my room and dreading having to be in this small room for my 1st year. Even my first night’s sleep was terrible, I woke up the next morning with bad back pain. However after 10 months, I think I’m actually going to miss the cosy room
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Eating out in Cardiff… A student’s perspective

Posted on 31 May 2017 by Joe

    Let’s head out into Cardiff for some grub. Its always an attractive option when we fancy a break from cooking or for those who don’t like to dabble in tesco’s stiry fry mix and green paste,  its a treat in amongst those dodgy packet pasta meals. I spent a little time with some
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Things to do at University that will boost your CV!

Posted on 30 April 2017 by Wendy

So during this time of the year, everyone has their heads down revising and there’s been a lot of revision posts lately so I’d thought I’d do one on careers and work experience instead! I am a very keen person when it comes to getting involved in school and now in university. Throughout my 1st
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Languages for All

Posted on 28 April 2017 by Hannah

Looking back at my time at University, something I’m really glad that I tried out is a Languages For All course. Languages for All runs alongside your main studies and offers students a choice of languages to study with a variety of flexible study options. You can sign up to these via Sims and Languages For All offer a
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What to ask on a University Open Day?

Posted on 25 April 2017 by Wendy

So tomorrow is the Cardiff University Open Day! I remember this time last year where I was going to Open Days and I feel like they really give you an insight and character of the university. I found when reading prospectus’ it is hard to differentiate the universities from one another and figure out whether
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Top tips for saving money on travel

Posted on 25 April 2017 by Hannah

I travel to and from university by train. It can be a nightmare carrying all of my bags with me and trying to get them to fit in the luggage racks, but I try and make travelling less of a pain by saving money on transport. Here’s my top tips. Travel by train: Book as
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