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Exam Ready: Cardiff Uni’s Guide to Post-Holiday Study Success

Exam Ready: Cardiff Uni’s Guide to Post-Holiday Study Success

Posted on 8 January 2024 by Lydia

Welcome back, Cardiff Uni students! As we shake off the festive cheer and step into the new term, facing the challenge of transitioning from holiday relaxation to intensive study is […]

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 […]

Seize the Savings: A Student’s Guide to Black Friday and Cyber Monday at Cardiff University

Seize the Savings: A Student’s Guide to Black Friday and Cyber Monday at Cardiff University

Posted on 21 November 2023 by Lydia

Hey Cardiffians! Exciting news alert: Black Friday and Cyber Monday are knocking on our doors! Get ready for the ultimate shopping extravaganza, where deals and discounts rain down like confetti. […]

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 […]

The Cardiff house hunt: How to make the most of resources

The Cardiff house hunt: How to make the most of resources

Posted on 13 November 2023 by Jasmine

Looking for a student house can be stressful, especially when balancing your budget between saving money and good accommodation. In fact, there are many useful services through the university that […]

Apps to have if you are a student in the UK! Part-2

Apps to have if you are a student in the UK! Part-2

Posted on 16 October 2023 by Muskaan

Student life in the UK can range anywhere from hectic to joyful to busy to relaxed and on most days, it is a rollercoaster that has a little bit of […]

Apps to have if you are a student in the UK! Part-1

Apps to have if you are a student in the UK! Part-1

Posted on 16 October 2023 by Muskaan

Living in a new country leads to having to find out about new cultures, new places, new way of living and so much more, all by yourself. If you are […]

My Mamma Mia summer and the existential dread of growing up

My Mamma Mia summer and the existential dread of growing up

Posted on 27 September 2023 by Jasmine

The time of our lives while at university involves many changes - our first taste of independence, looking after ourselves, new relationships, managing our finances and considering what careers we […]

Things that I am excited about for the next academic year – and you should be too!

Things that I am excited about for the next academic year – and you should be too!

Posted on 11 September 2023 by Jasmine

Beginning a new academic year can be a nerve-racking time. You may be moving to new accommodation, nervous to learn challenging content, be missing some of your friends who have […]