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Tips for students spending the summer in Cardiff

Tips for students spending the summer in Cardiff

Posted on 3 June 2024 by Jasmine

Students might opt to stay in Cardiff over the summer for many reasons, like working or completing an internship. No matter the reason, staying in Cardiff when the majority of […]

Resources to start building a career at University

Resources to start building a career at University

Posted on 23 April 2024 by Jasmine

Most of us initially come to university looking to improve our employability, which can often seem far off during the chaos of our first year or two. It is often […]

What you should know about Global Citizenship opportunities when coming to University

What you should know about Global Citizenship opportunities when coming to University

Posted on 22 March 2024 by Jasmine

At its heart, global citizenship is tightly rooted in adopting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1945, and the 2015 adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals. The United Nations […]

Tips for meeting people at university

Tips for meeting people at university

Posted on 21 March 2024 by Jasmine

Making friends at university is commonly one of the key things that new students worry about before coming to univeristy. While there are many common stereotypes of what university life […]

Skills that I have developed since joining university!

Skills that I have developed since joining university!

Posted on 20 March 2024 by Muskaan

Coming to university is a big step. Be it at 18, 20 or 30, living away from home and at university seems to teach us more about life and about […]

Tackling burn out in your final semester

Tackling burn out in your final semester

Posted on 19 February 2024 by Jasmine

The final semester of university is a notoriously challenging time in students' lives. While we face many unknowns in our lives (where we will live and what job we will […]

My favourite places to study in Cardiff

My favourite places to study in Cardiff

Posted on 11 December 2023 by Jasmine

With the beginning of December comes Christmas shopping, cute markets and cosy evenings but, for the student population at least, it comes with the end-of-semester essays and preparing for exam […]

Habits I’ve started at the beginning of the year (that I wish I’d started sooner)

Habits I’ve started at the beginning of the year (that I wish I’d started sooner)

Posted on 5 December 2023 by Jasmine

Getting into the right routine at university is key to your academic success and general well-being. The habits that you pick up at the very beginning are especially important for […]

Tips for writing your first university-style essay

Tips for writing your first university-style essay

Posted on 13 November 2023 by Jasmine

Having reflected on writing a university-style essay, it's time to share tips for writing your first university-style essay. There are several differences between A-level essays and university essays, making your […]

My International Relations journey so far

My International Relations journey so far

Posted on 13 November 2023 by Jasmine

Recently, while visiting my home town, I returned to working at the original library where I studied when I was 16 years old and came to realise that I wanted […]