Exams

What happens in January for University students?

Posted on 11 Ionawr 2019 by Gee

Happy New Year everybody! I hope everyone had lovely holidays and a nice, deserved break. I know I really enjoyed going home and spending time with my loved ones – especially my puppy and cat. After our joyous Christmas and New Year Celebrations, I am now back at University. However, I have not jumped straight
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Exam venues

Posted on 13 Mehefin 2018 by Tamzin

It’s important to look into different exam venues before attending exams as this means you have one less thing to worry about. Don’t let the layout and echo of a crowded hall get to you, just find your seat number and focus on the task at hand. Remember your student card and pens (preferably more
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10 Things I’ve Learnt Throughout Second Year

Posted on 29 Mai 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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End of year stress

Posted on 27 Mai 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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Exam venues

Posted on 26 Mai 2018 by Tamzin

Exam venues make me more stressed than some of my actual exams. Not just the layout and echo of a crowded hall, but the fear of forgetting your student card, sitting in the wrong seat, being late to the exam or filling out the form incorrectly. To top it all off the exam venues are
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Revision tips for 6th form students

Posted on 25 Mai 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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Homesickness!

Posted on 15 Ebrill 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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Revision Blues

Posted on 2 Ebrill 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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Top Tips for Staying Motivated During Revision Period

Posted on 17 Mawrth 2018 by Megan

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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Easter is coming…

Posted on 15 Mawrth 2018 by Tamzin

With Easter holidays on the horizon it’s important to get organised- yes I know I’m a bore and I probably sound like your mum when she tells you to do some work, but trust me, you won’t regret it. It’s very tempting to go home for the three weeks and eat chocolate eggs until you
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