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Tips for working or volunteering during your studies

Tips for working or volunteering during your studies

Posted on 3 April 2023 by Catalina Popescu

Balancing university with student life and work is not always easy. At first, it can be scary to volunteer or work for the first time, especially in a new environment. […]

Life skills to develop while at university

Life skills to develop while at university

Posted on 1 March 2023 by Jasmine Dodd

With stories about the value of undergraduate degrees falling and competition from other qualifications, such as those achieved from apprenticeships, it is especially important for those who opt to go […]

News Journalism: Work Experience tips

News Journalism: Work Experience tips

Posted on 11 August 2022 by Rowenna

For the MA News Journalism you will do a compulsory work placement in two newsrooms in order to complete your NCTJ qualification as well as the University degree. I would […]

A Graduate’s Guide To Cardiff’s ‘Your Career Journey’ Site

A Graduate’s Guide To Cardiff’s ‘Your Career Journey’ Site

Posted on 11 June 2022 by Pui Kuan

It’s true when they say to take advantage of all the career guidance, resources, and support at university. Ultimately, it is a step close to the working world, and you’ll […]

The Pagoda Projects Internship Experience (Remote)

The Pagoda Projects Internship Experience (Remote)

Posted on 7 June 2022 by Pui Kuan

As a student, you will likely be looking to gain work experience over the summer, and often this will be an internship. Internships are a way to gain insight and […]

The 5 Best Volunteering Opportunities in Cardiff

The 5 Best Volunteering Opportunities in Cardiff

Posted on 26 June 2021 by Tommy

When leaving university to look for a job, employers are always seeking to hire individuals that have showed that they're willing to work. And there's no better way to prove […]

5 Tips for Part-Time Job Interviews

5 Tips for Part-Time Job Interviews

Posted on 1 March 2021 by Tommy

Let's face it, with all the alcohol you're likely to be consuming whilst at uni, you're going to have to find a way to fund all of those pints that […]

5 Ways to Gain Media and Journalism Experience alongside your Studies

5 Ways to Gain Media and Journalism Experience alongside your Studies

Posted on 20 July 2020 by Ellie

Having a degree from a reputable university like Cardiff will already put you in great stead when trying to launch your dream career. However, the value of work experience cannot […]

Boosting Your Employability

Boosting Your Employability

Posted on 1 July 2020 by Rowenna

Boosting Your Employability While Studying at Cardiff University You are at Cardiff university, congratulations. You are studying to get a degree that you hope will get you a job. With […]

What to do in the uni holidays!

What to do in the uni holidays!

Posted on 15 July 2018 by Gee

There are some days amidst the revision, exams and assessments that we cannot wait another minute for summer to come. We crave the lay ins, the lazy days, the sunshine […]