How To Find Work Experience

Posted on 12 June 2018 by Gee

Summer is just around the corner and for many of us (myself included), we’ve already finished with our academic year and have got a sunburn from thinking we “didn’t need sunscreen in Wales”. Though summer is a great time to finally relax and free ourselves from the stress and burdens of assessments and exams, it
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The Summer Before University

Posted on 10 June 2018 by meganpotterton

So, you’ve almost finished your A Levels (congratulations!) and you’ll hopefully be off to university in September. This is an exciting time in your life – be prepared for lots of change, new people and new experiences. But what to do over the long summer that now stretches ahead of you? Celebrate and have fun,
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Student Life Vlogs – Choosing a Course

Posted on 6 June 2018 by Dan

Hello again! Welcome to my second Vlog. In this episode I will talk about how and why I chose Electrical and Electronic Engineering as a degree and what you should consider when picking a course. If you haven’t already please see my first Vlog here as I introduce myself and what I’m doing! As always
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Moving Out Day

Posted on 31 May 2018 by Ellie Ball

So the time has come. After a memorable and brilliant first year at Cardiff University it is time to begin the mammoth task of packing up my hordes of possessions to take back home. The question I am asking myself is how can I possibly have even more stuff now compared to when I first
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10 Things I’ve Learnt Throughout Second Year

Posted on 29 May 2018 by Gee

Despite part time work and two weeks of work experience ahead, I am finally able to sit back and relax for the summer. Second year went ridiculously quick, it seems like only yesterday I was first moving into Talybont North and using my huge bags of pasta as a door stop. Suddenly, I blinked and
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Finding Revision Motivation

Posted on 27 May 2018 by Hope

It is so hard trying to find motivation to revise for these last few exams. The end of University is so tantalisingly close – I only have two exams this semester as I picked mainly coursework modules, my dissertation is handed in, and my last exam is in three days. I’m currently sat here writing
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End of year stress

Posted on 27 May 2018 by Tamzin

Last week I had three exams, this is the most amount of exams I have had over the past three years in exam period. I had to endure Monday, Wednesday and Friday exams and then had a weeks gap before my last one. Dealing with exams is never easy and if the exam timetable gods
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How I Revised Two Years Ago

Posted on 25 May 2018 by Gee

My second year studying Journalism and Communications at Cardiff University has come to an end. Though I am so relieved and grateful to be back at home, it has come to realisation just how fast time goes! Two years ago, I was still in the midst of all my revision. May and June are the
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Job Hunting

Posted on 22 May 2018 by Hope

I am currently job hunting, however it is ridiculously hard to balance this with final year exam revision. I obviously want to dedicate the majority of my time to my University work, so that I can get the best mark that I’m capable of…but I am also so very aware of my dwindling student loan,
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Top 15 First Year Advice

Posted on 17 May 2018 by Ellie Ball

As my first year at Cardiff University draws to a close, I am left pondering what I have learnt and what I would change. However, what I can say is that year one of uni has been incredible and exceeded all of my expectations. I have not only made great friends and memories but I
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