Student life

Talybont Court Interview

Posted on 20 Medi 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 for pres as it had such a good amount of living space in comparison to Talybont south kitchens. To learn more about what it was actually like to live here
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Talybont South Interview

Posted on 20 Medi 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 to say my favourite thing about south was the community spirit, everyone would mix and socialise, you didn’t just stick to your flat.   What was something you wish
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Aberdare Halls Interview

Posted on 20 Medi 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 here, I interviewed Hannah.  What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?  My favorite thing about my halls was its location. It was very convenient and
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Roy Jenkins Halls Interview

Posted on 20 Medi 2020 by Rowenna

Roy Jenkins halls are located in Cathays, meaning that it is super close to all of the independent shops on Albany road and is close to two supermarkets; it is also less than a mile away from cathays campus. To learn more about these halls, I interviewed Aisha.   What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?   My favourite thing was probably being in loop of the university community, especially first
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Top 10 Tips to Stay Productive at Home

Posted on 28 Mai 2020 by Rowenna

Covid-19 has turned our lives upside down, altered our way of life and created many obstacles – one of which is studying at home.  Some of you may have brothers and sisters who make it difficult to stay focused and stay on task. You may find it hard to motivate yourself as it doesn’t feel like ‘real work’ since you’re not
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The Importance of Taking ‘Me’ Moments at University

Posted on 18 Ebrill 2020 by Rowenna

University is intense, there’s no denying that. It is full of socialising, events and studying. Sometimes it can get a bit overwhelming and that is perfectly normal. Living in a flat of 4-8 people means that you often are in the company of at least one other person all the time. There can also be pressure from others to
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English Literature Crash Course

Posted on 17 Mawrth 2020 by Rowenna

Often English Literature is perceived as a course where you simply read, consider the way that the colour of curtains reflects the mood of the author and essentially pull out 2000 words from nothing. This perception could not be more wrong. Currently studying English Literature at Cardiff University, I can tell you that it is a hard
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10 Easy Ways for Students to Help the Environment

Posted on 13 Chwefror 2020 by Rowenna

Being environmentally aware has recently become a trend, and one we should be thankful for considering the planet’s current state. From veganism to sustainable makeup, our generation are making conscious decisions on behalf of a healthier planet. However, there are common misconceptions that it costs more money to be environmentally friendly, stopping lots of people from doing their bit. Yet this
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A typical day in the life of a student

Posted on 9 Hydref 2019 by Ellie

Lectures The cornerstone of student life has to be lectures. The amount of these that you have is very much dependent on your course. Mine for instance, Journalism and Communications, has 9 hours of lectures and seminars every week. This may not seem a lot compared to something like medicine, however, a primary element of
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Student Media

Posted on 30 Gorffennaf 2019 by Ellie

Following my blog post all about Cardiff University’s ‘Cardiff Award’. I thought this would be a good opportunity to mention another fantastic aspect of uni life here in Cardiff. Student media, as you can probably guess, is a student led media initiative comprising of a radio station (Xpress Radio), a magazine (Quench), a newspaper (Gair
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