A visit to the Centre for Student Life

Posted on 22 April 2021 by Your Student Life, Supported

We get so many questions about the ‘new Students’ Union’ so we want to clarify that this is not another Students’ Union. This is a grand University building which will support you through your journey here at Cardiff University.
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Ymweliad â Chanolfan Bywyd y Myfyrwyr

Posted on 22 April 2021 by Your Student Life, Supported

Rydyn ni’n cael llawer o gwestiynau am yr ‘Undeb Myfyrwyr newydd’ felly rydyn ni am egluro nad Undeb Myfyrwyr arall yw hwn. Mae hwn yn un o adeiladau mawreddog y Brifysgol a fydd yn eich cefnogi trwy’ch taith yma ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd.
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Enter our student art competition and win a new iPad air

Posted on 9 April 2021 by Your Student Life, Supported

The Centre for Student Life will be the new home for our student support services when it opens later this year. Now Cardiff University students have the chance to influence the look and feel of the building by submitting your designs for three key wall spaces.
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Rhowch ein cystadleuaeth celf i fyfyrwyr ac ennill iPad air newydd

Posted on 9 April 2021 by Your Student Life, Supported

Canolfan Bywyd y Myfyrwyr fydd cartref newydd ein gwasanaethau cefnogi myfyrwyr pan fydd yn agor yn nes ymlaen eleni. Nawr mae gan fyfyrwyr Prifysgol Caerydd gyfle i ddylanwadu ar wedd a naws yr adeilad drwy gyflwyno eich dyluniadau ar gyfer tri man allweddol ar waliau.
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Syniad

Cyhoeddi enillydd cystadleuaeth SYNIAD!

Posted on 10 March 2021 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mis Tachwedd diwethaf agorwyd gystadleuaeth gyffrous SYNIAD, a roddodd gyfle i fyfyrwyr ddod yn arloeswyr drwy dyfu eu syniadau a’u hyder. Ond roeddem hefyd am fynd â phethau gam ymhellach, felly fe wnaethom weithio gyda Chanolfan Newid Hinsawdd a Thrawsnewid Cymdeithasol (https://cast.ac.uk/) Prifysgol Caerdydd, ac annog myfyrwyr i rannu syniad a allai greu newid mawr
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SYNIAD competition winner announced!

Posted on 10 March 2021 by Your Student Life, Supported

SYNIAD is Welsh for ‘IDEA’ and last November we opened the doors to the exciting Syniad competition, which gave students the opportunity to become innovators by growing their ideas and confidence. But we also wanted to take things a step further so we teamed up with Cardiff University’s Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformation
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Dilynwch yng nghamre gweithwyr allweddol: Darganfyddwch yrfa mewn Addysgu

Posted on 23 February 2021 by Your Student Life, Supported

Bu cynnydd yn y ceisiadau am hyfforddiant athrawon ers pandemig y coronafeirws yn ôl y Sefydliad Cenedlaethol ar gyfer Ymchwil Addysgol (NFER). Mae’n amlwg bod diddordeb wedi tyfu yn y proffesiwn ‘gweithiwr allweddol’ gwerth chweil hwn. Pam mae addysgu wedi dod yn fwy poblogaidd? • Mae’r pandemig wedi cynyddu apêl gyrfaoedd gyda mwy o bwrpas cymdeithasol.
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Follow in the footsteps of key workers: Discover a career in Teaching

Posted on 23 February 2021 by Your Student Life, Supported

There has been a rise in teacher training applications since the coronavirus pandemic, as reported by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). It’s clear that interest has grown in this rewarding ‘key worker’ profession. Why has teaching become more popular? The pandemic has increased the appeal of careers with a greater social purpose. There
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Cwrdd â’r myfyrwyr sy’n dechrau menter newydd yn y Brifysgol

Posted on 16 February 2021 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae gennym bopeth sydd ei angen arnoch i wireddu eich syniadau. Mae’r Pecyn Cymorth Dechrau Busnes yn daith tri cham i’ch arwain i wireddu eich syniad, p’un a yw’n fusnes, gyrfa lawrydd neu brosiect cymunedol. Cewch glywed gan y myfyrwyr sydd eisoes yn datblygu eu syniadau trwy’r Pecyn Cymorth Dechrau Busnes. Cam 1: Chwilotwr Chwilfrydig
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Meet the students starting a new venture at University.

Posted on 16 February 2021 by Your Student Life, Supported

We have everything you need to bring your ideas to life. The Start-up Support Package is a three-staged journey to take you from having an idea to making it a reality, whether it is a business, freelance career, or community project. Hear from the students already growing their ideas through the Start-up Support Package. Stage
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Lowri Pitcher

My experience of an On-Campus insight

Posted on 7 December 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Lowri Pitcher tells us about her On-Campus insight with the Residence Life team here at the University. What was your insight? The internship involved contacting local companies to arrange vouchers/freebies for students who are moving into residences this year. The latter weeks involved doing large-scale translations of website articles from English to Welsh. What attracted
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Lowri Pitcher

Fy mhrofiad i o fewnwelediad ar y Campws

Posted on 7 December 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae Lowri Pitcher yn dweud wrthym am ei mewnwelediad ar y Campws gyda’r tîm Bywyd Preswyl yma yn y Brifysgol. Beth yw eich interniaeth? Roedd yr interniaeth yn cynnwys cysylltu â chwmnïau lleol i drefnu talebau/nwyddau rhad ac am ddim ar gyfer myfyrwyr sy’n symud i breswylfeydd eleni. Yn ystod yr wythnosau olaf bûm yn
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Diwrnod Coffa Pobl Drawsryweddol gan Christina, Hyrwyddwr Lles

Posted on 24 November 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Dydd Gwener 20 Tachwedd oedd y diwrnod y buom ni’n galaru am ein brodyr, chwiorydd, ffrindiau, dieithriaid ac anwyliaid trawsryweddol sydd wedi marw oherwydd casineb trawsffobig.
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Transgender Day of Remembrance by Christina, Wellbeing Champion

Posted on 24 November 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Friday 20 November was the day we mourned our transgender brothers, sisters, friends, strangers and loved ones who have died because of transphobic hate.
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Ffeiriau Gyrfaoedd Rhithwir: Ffair Yrfaoedd ar eich telerau chi!

Posted on 9 November 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Medrwch elwa gymaint neu gyn lleied ag y dymunwch o’ch Ffair Yrfaoedd Rhithwir! I ddechrau, fel y mwyafrif o bobl, pan glywais y geiriau ‘ffeiriau gyrfaoedd rhithwir’ roeddwn yn rhagweld y byddwn yn eistedd sgrin wrth sgrin gyda darpar gyflogwr, heb wybod beth i’w ddweud ac yn colli fy Wi-Fi neu bydd fy ngliniadur yn
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Virtual Careers Fairs: A Careers Fair on your terms!

Posted on 9 November 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Get as much or as little as you want out of your Virtual Careers Fair! Initially, like most people, when I heard the words ‘virtual careers fair’ I envisioned being sat screen to screen with a potential employer, not knowing what to say and having my WiFi cut out, or my laptop break down. However,
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Syniad

Your chance to shine a light on your idea and make a change to the world as we know it.

Posted on 4 November 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

SYNIAD is once again being launched this year to help students become innovators by growing their ideas and confidence. Plus you get the opportunity to win a brand new iPad & a cash prize! (SYNIAD is Welsh for ‘IDEA’ – it is pronounced SUN-YAD)  SYNIAD competition (Open to students from Cardiff University, University of South Wales,
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Syniad

Eich cyfle i dynnu sylw at eich syniad a gwneud newid i’r byd sydd ohoni.

Posted on 4 November 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae SYNIAD yn cael ei lansio unwaith eto eleni i helpu myfyrwyr i fod yn arloeswyr drwy ddatblygu eu syniadau a’u hyder. Hefyd, cewch gyfle i ennill iPad newydd sbon a gwobr ariannol! Cystadleuaeth SYNIAD (Yn agored i fyfyrwyr o Brifysgol Caerdydd, Prifysgol De Cymru, Prifysgol Abertawe, Prifysgol Bangor a Phrifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)
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Benefits of using your University’s Career Service

Posted on 14 October 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

The team from Grad Hive tell us how useful your University Careers service can be, even when you’ve graduated. By The Grad Hive Your university has many useful resources when it comes to employability; one of which is their careers service. Today, we’ll be using Cardiff University’s career service as an example of how these
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Manteision defnyddio Gwasanaeth Gyrfa eich Prifysgol

Posted on 14 October 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae’r tîm o Grad Hive yn dweud wrthym pa mor ddefnyddiol y gall eich gwasanaeth Gyrfaoedd Prifysgol fod, hyd yn oed pan fyddwch wedi graddio. Gan The Grad Hive Mae gan eich prifysgol lawer o adnoddau defnyddiol o ran cyflogadwyedd; un ohonynt yw eu gwasanaeth gyrfaoedd. Heddiw, byddwn yn defnyddio gwasanaeth gyrfa Prifysgol Caerdydd fel
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Alice Edwards

Meet the Student – Alice Edwards, TARGETJobs Undergraduate of the Year 2020 award winner

Posted on 6 October 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Alice beat out stiff competition at the TARGETJobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards and won the Award in the category of Computer Science, IT and Physics Undergraduate of the Year.  Alice tells us her experience at University and why she applied for the competition… Tell us about yourself I’m originally from near London, but my
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Alice Edwards

Cwrdd â’r Myfyriwr – Alice Edwards, enillydd gwobr Myfyriwr Israddedig y Flwyddyn 2020 TARGETJobs

Posted on 6 October 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Trechodd Alice gryn gystadleuaeth yng Ngwobrau Myfyriwr Israddedig y Flwyddyn TARGETJobs, ac enillodd y Wobr yng nghategori Myfyriwr Israddedig Cyfrifiadureg, TG a Ffiseg y Flwyddyn.  Mae Alice yn dweud wrthym am ei phrofiad yn y Brifysgol a pham cyflwynodd hi gais am y gystadleuaeth.. Dywedwch wrthym amdanoch Rwy’n dod o ger Llundain yn wreiddiol, ond
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Beth yw arddangosfa a pham ddylwn i gymryd rhan?

Posted on 5 October 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

I fod yn onest, bydd yn teimlo’n wahanol iawn i ffair yrfaol draddodiadol, a bydd diffyg pethau ar gael am ddim; fodd bynnag, os ydych yn dechrau meddwl am beth hoffech ei wneud pan fyddwch yn graddio, yn awyddus i ddod o hyd i leoliad neu interniaeth dros yr haf, neu os oes gennych ddiddordeb
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What’s a showcase and why should I attend?

Posted on 5 October 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Let’s be honest, it’s going to feel very different to a traditional careers fair and there will be a distinct lack of freebies on offer; however, if you are starting to think about what you want to do when you graduate, keen to find a placement or summer internship, or simply interested to find out
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Martina: Ysbrydoli gwyddonwyr ifanc drwy brofiad gwaith

Posted on 25 September 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae Martina Bonassera yn ysgrifennu am ei lleoliad dros yr haf, sydd wedi rhoi profiad gwaith hanfodol iddi, cyflog a dechrau da ar ddatblygu ei phortffolio, i gyd wrth weithio o bell dramor yn ystod pandemig y coronafeirws. “Rwy’n credu fod y dywediad yn wir: “Yn y tywyllwch mae dod o hyd i’r golau.”“ “Martina
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Martina: Inspiring young scientists with work experience

Posted on 25 September 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Martina Bonassera writes about her summer placement, which has provided her with vital work experience, a salary and a head start on building up her portfolio, all while working remotely overseas during the coronavirus pandemic. “I believe it is true when they say: “It is in the darkness that one finds the light.”“ My name
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How to save money in your first year at university (and what you definitely shouldn’t do)

Posted on 24 September 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Your first year at university always brings a mix of emotions. Mainly of excitement to be starting another chapter of your life, but also a little anticipation of what will happen next.
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Sut i arbed arian yn eich blwyddyn gyntaf yn y brifysgol (a beth na ddylech ei wneud o gwbl)

Posted on 23 September 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae eich blwyddyn gyntaf yn y brifysgol bob amser yn dod â chymysgedd o emosiynau. Yn bennaf o gyffro i fod yn dechrau pennod arall yn eich bywyd, ond hefyd edrych ymlaen ychydig at beth fydd yn digwydd nesaf. Ond os ydych yn dechrau yn y brifysgol yn ystod pandemig byd-eang, mae’n debygol y bydd
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Developing digital education in the Welsh language

Posted on 22 September 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

My name is Luned Hunter and I’m about to start my third year studying Politics and Modern History. During the last academic year I’ve been part of the Student Champion scheme which meant I was part of a team of students across different schools that worked closely with University staff to ensure that students voices
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Datblygu addysg ddigidol yn yr iaith Gymraeg

Posted on 22 September 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Fy enw i yw Luned Hunter a dwi ar fin dechrau fy nhrydedd flwyddyn yn astudio Gwleidyddiaeth a Hanes Modern. Yn ystod y flwyddyn academaidd ddiwethaf dwi wedi bod yn rhan o’r cynllun Hyrwyddwyr Myfyrwyr sy’n golygu ‘mod i wedi bod yn rhan o dîm o fyfyrwyr ar draws ysgolion gwahanol sydd wedi gweithio’n agos
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Working on the student digital induction

Posted on 22 September 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

My name’s Ella and I’m a Student Champion at the University. As you know, March 2020 saw Cardiff University swiftly transform studies to virtual learning as a result of COVID-19. With this, the work of Student Champions also became remote and online. Over the summer, most of my Student Champion work has become focused on
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Gweithio ar y cyflwyniad digidol i fyfyrwyr

Posted on 22 September 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Fy enw i yw Ella a dwi’n Hyrwyddwr Myfyrwyr yn y Brifysgol. Fel y gwyddoch, ym mis Mawrth 2020, gweithredodd Prifysgol Caerdydd yn gyflym i wneud ei hastudiaethau’n rhithwir o ganlyniad i COVID-19. Gyda hyn, dechreuodd yr Hyrwyddwyr Myfyrwyr weithio o bell ac ar-lein. Dros yr haf, mae’r rhan fwyaf o ‘ngwaith i fel Hyrwyddwr
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My work with staff to help shape our digital education

Posted on 22 September 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

My name is Clarissa and I am studying MSc Environment and Development at the School of Geography and Planning. I have been a student engagement champion since last October and since the end of March (beginning of lockdown), I have been undertaking this role remotely. These remote opportunities have allowed me to become more involved
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Fy ngwaith gyda staff i helpu i lunio ein haddysg ddigidol

Posted on 22 September 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Fy enw i yw Clarissa a dwi’n astudio MSc yn yr Amgylchedd a Datblygu yn yr Ysgol Daearyddiaeth a Chynllunio. Dwi wedi bod yn hyrwyddwr ymgysylltu â myfyrwyr ers mis Hydref diwethaf ac, ers diwedd mis Mawrth (dechrau’r cyfnod cloi), dwi wedi bod yn gwneud y rôl hon o bell. Mae’r cyfleoedd hyn o bell
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Clementines

Clementine Kind

Posted on 21 May 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Kindness is interpreted and carried out in various ways: some of them that occur as part of a developed habit and others that require you to take extra steps to yield a long lasting satisfaction that never fades away, such as charity organisations. Some of the habits include smiling at people, helping out a person
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Clementines

Clementin Caredigrwydd

Posted on 21 May 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Caiff caredigrwydd ei ddehongli a’i weithredu mewn ffyrdd gwahanol: mae rhai mathau’n digwydd fel rhan o arferion a ddatblygwyd ac mae mathau eraill yn gofyn i chi gymryd camau ychwanegol er mwyn cael boddhad parhaus nad yw’n diflannu byth, megis sefydliadau elusennol. Mae rhai o’r arferion yn cynnwys gwenu ar bobl, helpu person mewn angen
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Luned: Pam dod yn fyfyriwr hyrwyddo?

Posted on 19 May 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Fy enw i yw Luned Mari Hunter ac rwyf yn astudio Gwleidyddiaeth a Hanes Modern ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd. Y bwriad ar ôl cwblhau fy ngradd yw gwneud cwrs MA mewn gwleidyddiaeth yma ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd. Rwyf yn gobeithio symud ymlaen i weithio mewn maes gwleidyddol ar ôl hynny ond nid wyf yn sicr pa yrfa
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Luned: Why become a student champion?

Posted on 19 May 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

My name is Luned Mari Hunter and I study Politics and Modern History at Cardiff University. The aim after completing my degree is to do an MA course in politics here at Cardiff University. I hope to move on to work in politics after this, but I am not sure what career I would specifically
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Grzegorz: Pam dod yn fyfyriwr hyrwyddo?

Posted on 19 May 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Fy enw i yw Grzegorz ac rwy’n fyfyriwr PhD ar fy mlwyddyn olaf mewn Microbioleg Fferyllol. Bûm yn Hyrwyddwr Myfyrwyr am bron i ddwy flynedd ac roedd yn brofiad gwerthfawr iawn. Wrth fod yn Hyrwyddwyr Myfyrwyr cefais gyfle i siarad â llawer o fyfyrwyr am faterion cyfredol yn y brifysgol. At hynny, cefais brofiad trwy’r
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Grzegorz: Why become a student champion?

Posted on 19 May 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

My name is Grzegorz and I am a final year PhD student in Pharmaceutical Microbiology. I worked as a Student Champion for almost two years and it was a really valuable experience. Working for Student Champions gave me an opportunity to talk to many students about current issues around the university. Furthermore, this scheme also
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Llwyddiant diweddar ar gyfer un o raddedigion Prifysgol Caerdydd sy’n amlygu manteision cydweithio rhwng addysg uwch a’r diwydiant

Posted on 30 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Roedd Roula Khir Allah, un o raddedigion diweddar LLM Cyfraith Masnach Gydwladol, wedi digalonni ar ôl methu â chael swydd Paragyfreithiol, er iddi wneud cais am sawl swydd. Roedd hi ar fin rhoi’r ffidl yn y to. Cafodd gyfarfod gyda’i Chynghorydd Gyrfaoedd, Helen McNally a roddodd arweiniad iddi ynghylch gwella ei CV a’i llythyr eglurhaol,
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A recent success for a Cardiff graduate highlights the benefits of collaborative working between higher education and industry

Posted on 30 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Roula Khir Allah, a recent graduate of LLM International Commercial Law, had become become disheartened by being unsuccessful despite applying for many Paralegal opportunities. She was on the verge of giving up. She met with her Careers Adviser, Helen McNally, who gave her guidance on improving her CV and cover letter and suggested that she
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Clarissa: Pam dod yn fyfyriwr hyrwyddo?

Posted on 29 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“Roedd dau reswm imi gael fy ysgogi i ddod yn hyrwyddwr myfyrwyr. Yn gyntaf, fel myfyriwr MSc, roeddwn i eisiau dod o hyd i rôl hyblyg a fyddai’n ffitio o amgylch fy astudiaethau. Yn ail, a’r hyn y denodd fi fwyaf at y rôl benodol hon, fel person sy’n hoffi cymdeithasu, roedd gennyf i ddiddordeb
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Clarissa: Why become a student champion?

Posted on 29 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“There were two reasons I was motivated to become a student champion. Firstly, as a MSc student, I wanted to find a flexible role that would fit around my studies. Secondly, and what attracted me most to this particular role, as a people person, I was really interested in the prospect of being able to
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Sut beth yw gweithio gartref go iawn? (o’i gymharu â bywyd prifysgol)

Posted on 28 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Graddedigion Daearyddiaeth mae Harriet yn rhoi cipolwg i ni o’i phrofiad o weithio gartref yn y Gwasanaeth Sifil Oherwydd COVID-19, mae fy ngwaith fel Ymgynghorydd Polisi Llwybr Carlam ar drafodaethau gyda’r UE wedi mynd o fod yn brysur iawn ac adweithiol, i weithio ar strategaethau a pharatoadau hirdymor. Yn dilyn canllawiau Iechyd y Cyhoedd, rwy’n
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What’s it really like to work from home? (compared to university life)

Posted on 28 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Geography graduate Harriet gives us an insight into her working from home experience in the Civil Service Fast Stream. Due to COVID-19, my work as a Fast Stream Policy Advisor on negotiations with the EU has gone from fast-paced and reactive, to long term strategy and preparation. Following the Public Health guidelines, I am currently
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