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Things I have learnt about completing the list of essential readings at University

Things I have learnt about completing the list of essential readings at University

Posted on 27 March 2023 by Muskaan Pahwa

With your university degree comes a whole load of coursework and arguably, the most painful part of the coursework is the long list of readings and preparations that you need […]

Settling into university accommodation

Settling into university accommodation

Posted on 17 March 2023 by Jasmine Dodd

I moved to university with a single suitcase and a backpack. Having just spent the summer working away from home, I had very little time to prep for university and […]

Time management tips for studying

Time management tips for studying

Posted on 17 March 2023 by Muskaan Pahwa

Everyone around me will pick a lot of words to describe their university life and I can safely say that at least one of the words that will be common […]

Places you can travel to from Cardiff when you want a break- Part 1

Places you can travel to from Cardiff when you want a break- Part 1

Posted on 16 March 2023 by Muskaan Pahwa

Life as a full-time University student can get tedious or repetitive at times. There are definitely days when I just want a small break from being around University. This blog […]

Guide to dealing with homesickness- an International student’s POV

Guide to dealing with homesickness- an International student’s POV

Posted on 6 March 2023 by Muskaan Pahwa

While living in another country studying the course I love and enjoying the life that I had dreamt of can be amazing, there are some days I just want to […]

Highlighting Places in Wales I’ve Visited – International Student’s POV – Part 3

Highlighting Places in Wales I’ve Visited – International Student’s POV – Part 3

Posted on 6 March 2023 by Lillian Wolford

Trehafod Hello and welcome back to the series 'Highlighting Places in Wales I've Visited.' Today I will recount my time in Trehafod, a very small community sitting between Pontypridd and […]

Highlighting Places in Wales I’ve Visited – International Student’s POV – Part 1

Highlighting Places in Wales I’ve Visited – International Student’s POV – Part 1

Posted on 1 March 2023 by Lillian Wolford

Cardiff Bay Being a first year student in a new country, I often have this desire to seize every opportunity I can to explore. However, I rarely have long periods […]

Practical hacks for backpacking Europe as a Cardiff University student

Practical hacks for backpacking Europe as a Cardiff University student

Posted on 1 March 2023 by Jasmine Dodd

Reflecting on an earlier blog of mine on how to travel cheaply while being a Cardiff University Student, I thought that it would be a great opportunity to share the […]

Things to do while waiting to hear back from universities

Things to do while waiting to hear back from universities

Posted on 21 February 2023 by Muskaan Pahwa

While there are many aspects of applying to universities that can be nail-biting, awaiting updates and answers from your desired universities has to be the most headache-inducing! Don't worry though, […]

First year Cardiff University accommodation

First year Cardiff University accommodation

Posted on 10 February 2023 by Jasmine Dodd

As a prospective student, once you’ve got your offer, the first point of matter would be choosing your accommodation. This can be an overwhelming choice but this blog aims to […]