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5 things I learnt in my first year

5 things I learnt in my first year

Posted on 8 December 2020 by Ayushi

Attending lectures are better than listening to them later As much as it was a struggle to get to lecture after a night out, at the end of my first year I realised that […]

Making the Jump from First Year to Second Year

Making the Jump from First Year to Second Year

Posted on 1 October 2020 by Ellie

Making that often anxiously anticipated jump from a fresher to a second year is a fairly big moment in any student’s life. However, despite it being the first time that […]

Student Village Interview

Student Village Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

If university halls aren’t for you, there is always the option to live in student houses. These are scattered around Roath and Cathays and are perfect for older students or couples. To find […]

Senghennydd Court Interviews

Senghennydd Court Interviews

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

Senghennydd court - the larger of the two Senghennydd residences. I interviewed a Martina, a bioscience undergraduate to learn more about what her first year experience was like.   What was your favourite thing about Senghennydd Court?  My fav thing about Senghennydd court […]

Colum Place Interview

Colum Place Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

If you don’t like the look of any of the halls of residences, there is always university owned houses! Colum place house is situated in between Talybont halls and the university campus […]

Liberty House Interviews

Liberty House Interviews

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

Liberty house, also known as Clodien house is perfect for medical students as it is so close to the Heath campus. It also is reallyclose to Heath park which is a lovely green […]

Talybont Court Interview

Talybont Court Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

Talybont Court is next to Talybont South and the closest of the Taly residencies to university and town. It was great in first year for Taly-south students to go to […]

Talybont South Interview

Talybont South Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

In the series of accommodation interviews, I asked myself the same questions i asked other interviewees about Talybont South – one of the most popular student accommodations.   What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?   I would have […]

Aberdare Halls Interview

Aberdare Halls Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

Aberdare halls is situated right next to the school of music and about a 3-minute walk away from Bute park! To learn a bit more about what it was like to live […]

A Letter to my Fresher Self

A Letter to my Fresher Self

Posted on 24 August 2020 by Ellie

Dear Fresher Self, Firstly, I am jealous. I am jealous that you are about to begin three of the best years of your life. I know you won’t believe me […]