Student life

Cardiff Student Heroes: Adelina-Mihaela Halchin

Posted on 25 June 2021 by Ellie

Psychology PhD student Adelina-Mihaela Halchin recently won an award for her incredible work as a Resident Life Assistant (RLA) where she passionately sought to deliver a quality experience to fellow Cardiff University students in halls of residences and helped to establish the new role of a Senior RLA. Having worked as an RLA since 2019,
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Tidy room, tidy mind

Posted on 4 May 2021 by Ellen

This week, I have faced dreaded deadlines piling up out of nowhere, time seems to have suddenly sped up and I have transitioned back into working from home, whilst engaging in other online activities and lectures for two weeks until my next placement. I have to say it has been quite an adjustment adapting to
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Cardiff Student Heroes: Tom Matthews

Posted on 1 April 2021 by Ellie

Second year Cardiff University BSc Business Management student Tom Matthews has recently been recognised for his incredible fundraising work for Movember in which he managed to raise over £4,000 for the men’s health charity. As a Movember ambassador, Tom not only helped recruit and guide other students through the campaign, but undertook the personal challenge
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Dealing with Burnout during lockdown

Posted on 19 February 2021 by Rowenna

With the world as it is right now, it is very understandable that some of the nation’s mental health is suffering. Isolated from our loved ones and our normal lives, many of us are feeling totally unable to function and yet we are expected to continue with our lives to the best of our ability
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A Day in the Life of a Student: Lockdown Edition

Posted on 1 November 2020 by Ellie

As the world continues to change all around us, students have been forced to adapt and navigate the academic world in an entirely new way. Whilst previously, a student’s day would have been filled with in-person lectures, study power hours at the library, and an evening drink at the pub with friends, the reality at
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University Halls Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

University halls, known for being far away from campus, lots of people dread living here – but everyone I’ve spoke to who has actually lived here found the experience enjoyable! To learn more about it, I interviewed Ruby.   What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?  I loved how quickly everyone in the flats became so close, as we
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Cartwright Hall Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

Cartwright halls are located close to Albany road with all kinds of interesting shops. To learn more about what it was like to live here, I interviewed Beth. What was your favourite thing about Cartwright hall and why?  I loved being a little further from uni, the distance allowed me to separate work and home. The
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Talybont Gate Interview

Posted on 20 September 2020 by Rowenna

Beware the jealousy of Taly northers and southers, there were rumours of marble en-suites. This is not entirely true, but the bathrooms are very modern and much bigger than South and North bathrooms. To learn about what it was actually like living in these halls, rather than listening to the south laundry room talk, I interviewed Courtney.   What was your favourite thing about your halls and why?  I would
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