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What I’ve learnt about Cardiff as a first-year University student!

What I’ve learnt about Cardiff as a first-year University student!

Posted on 9 August 2023 by Muskaan

Living in a place like Cardiff, especially in your first year, teaches you a lot about new cultures, new experiences, new feelings and so much more. If like me, you […]

Places that I would take you for a day in Cardiff 

Places that I would take you for a day in Cardiff 

Posted on 8 August 2023 by Jasmine

Inspired by a recent family visit to Cardiff, I had a goal of showing them the best sights so let me walk you through where I took my family for […]

What do we want to get out of travel as students?

What do we want to get out of travel as students?

Posted on 26 July 2023 by Jasmine

For many young people, university is the first taste of adulthood. To move out of home for the first time and spread your wings, this can involve travel. Especially for […]

Top tips to settle into university life

Top tips to settle into university life

Posted on 24 July 2023 by Jasmine

As Cardiff focuses on the success of many final-year students during their graduation, there are many future students awaiting their results to confirm their place at the university. In their […]

Learning how to split bills as a student

Learning how to split bills as a student

Posted on 29 June 2023 by Jasmine

When first coming to university, one of my irrational fears that I was anxious to learn how to do was paying bills. Maybe it was because it seems like once […]

My favourite wine bars in Cardiff

My favourite wine bars in Cardiff

Posted on 29 June 2023 by Jasmine

During my first and second years at Cardiff, I have slowly developed a tried and true repertoire of go-to wine bars across the city for a great atmosphere, unique wines […]

A comparison between US and UK universities: Is 4 years a waste?

A comparison between US and UK universities: Is 4 years a waste?

Posted on 8 June 2023 by Jasmine

In reflection on a recent visit to a US university, I'm writing a series of blogs comparing the experience of Cardiff University students to students studying in US universities. After […]

A comparison between US and UK universities: sororities

A comparison between US and UK universities: sororities

Posted on 30 May 2023 by Jasmine

Having been lucky enough to visit the University of Virginia (UVA) over the spring break, I have some thoughts to share in reflection on comparing my experience at a UK […]

My favourite cafes for studying in Cardiff

My favourite cafes for studying in Cardiff

Posted on 30 May 2023 by Jasmine

As essay and exam season comes to an end and summer comes closer it may be helpful for Cardiff University students to have a straightforward list of some of the […]

Top tips for coping with homesickness while at university

Top tips for coping with homesickness while at university

Posted on 5 April 2023 by Jasmine

Homesickness can be hard. It can limit your ability to adjust to university and enjoy your experience. However, despite it feeling really difficult to manage in the moment, homesickness can […]