Alternative Freshers

Posted on 3 November 2012 by Aarifa

Warning: The following passage is utter rubbish. All dance moves outlined should never be performed in public. It shall lead to a social life APPOCALYPSE. The side effects of reading this passage consists of multiple *facepalm* moments, grunts of disgust and if you are my mother (hi mummy 🙂 ) then disapproving hand flaps at
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The Big Bad World of Work

Posted on 29 October 2012 by Lewys

As a final year medical student I am fast approaching the end of my time as a Student at Cardiff University. This is pretty sad as I’ve literally had the best 5 years of my life here and it hurts inside when I think about leaving. However this year is also a very exiting year
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Ou est le Pamplemousse? Team GB' French Invasion

Posted on 29 October 2012 by Lewys

Friday 10pm It’s cold, dark and pouring with rain. It’s been a  long days traveling and now I’m running around the French Town of Nancy dressed in a lot of lycra, very lost and  looking for my Hotel. I stop to ask a passer-by for directions “excuse me do you know where… “Je ne comprende
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First Impressions

Posted on 28 October 2012 by Hannah

Hi all! I was walking through the centre of town yesterday and I kept noticing parents and students carrying the classic ‘open day’ bag from Cardiff. When I got home my Twitter feed was filled with retweets from @CardiffUniThrive to say how brilliant Cardiff was, and that people can’t wait to come here. It made
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Home Visit

Posted on 25 October 2012 by Matthew

Hello all, I’ve recently come back from spending the weekend with my family back in the Brecon beacons. After on friday, I rushed home quickly to pack at 4:30 to catch the train at 5:35 from Cardiff Central. I spent longer than I should packing and left the house at 5:10 and had to run all
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The Notorious ENCAP Netball team!

Posted on 24 October 2012 by Freya

Hello once again! So now it’s week 4, so the realisation of being in third year is really hitting home, I mean, I’ve got a reading week which starts at the end of next week which means a) the term in officially half way through, and b) I’m expected to have made some decent progress
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Fire Alarm

Posted on 20 October 2012 by Aimee-Louise

Hi everyone, so I’m writing this at 3.30 in the morning. Why am I still up at this time? Well the fire alarm went of at 3am! I was having a lovely sleep when I got woken up by the bright flashing of the fire alarm. So I then had to go outside in my
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La Tomatina

Posted on 18 October 2012 by Daniel

I had intentions of gaining some valuable work experience or earning some money over the summer; neither came to fruition but I did have a summer to remember! Travelling across 9 countries in Europe I could have mentioned any number of stories or anecdotes from along the way but in reality one day stands out
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Getting back into the swing of things

Posted on 16 October 2012 by Freya

So when I last wrote to you all, I was in a state of illness, exhaustion and general wipe out. This week, however, is much much better. Right now we’re in academic week 3 which means the hype of freshers week is over, lectures properly start, seminars properly start, and unfortunately, the work properly starts too. Now
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