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Dafydd working on a digital farm

Datblygu fy ngyrfa gydag interniaeth yn Digital Farming

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Dafydd yn dweud wrthym am ei leoliad gwaith fel Cynorthwy-ydd Ymchwil yn Digital Farming a sut mae wedi ei helpu i fod yn fwy cyflogadwy Beth yn enw eich lleoliad a beth mae’n cynnwys? Cynorthwy-ydd Ymchwil yn Digital Farming. Roedd y rôl yn cynnwys mesur ac addasu pH ac EC y tanciau dŵr ar gyfer
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Dafydd working on a digital farm

Growing my career with an internship at Digital Farming

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Dafydd tells us about his placement as a Research Assistant at Digital Farming and how it helped him become more employable. What is the name of your placement and what did it involve? Research Assistant at Digital Farming. The role involved measuring and adjusting the pH and EC of the water tanks for the strawberries
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Lily Ginns at work

Gaining experience on-campus with an internship

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Lily tells us about her on-campus internship with the Centre for Education Support and Innovation and how it’s helped boost her employability. What does your placement involve? My placement involves assisting with the evaluation of National Student Survey (NSS) data and evaluating Student Champions teams, including helping structure their work for the next academic year,
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Lily Ginns at work

Ennill profiad gyda interniaeth ar y campws

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae Lily yn dweud wrthym am ei hinterniaeth ar y campws gyda’r ganolfan cynnal addysg a’r arloesedd a sut mae’n helpu i roi hwb i’w chyflogadwyedd. Beth oeddech chi’n ei wneud ar leoliad? Mae fy lleoliad yn cynnwys helpu i werthuso data’r Arolwg Cenedlaethol o fyfyrwyr a gwerthuso timau Hyrwyddwyr myfyrwyr, gan gynnwys helpu i
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CEP W

“Y Prosiect Profiad yn y Dosbarth wedi profi i mi fy mod i wrth fy modd yn gweithio gyda phlant ac rydw i eisiau parhau i wneud hynny”

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Bu Zoe, myfyriwr Hanes a’i bryd ar fod yn athro, yn gwneud profiad gwaith yn Ysgol Gynradd Adamsdown yng Nghaerdydd yn cefnogi athrawon a phlant yn y dosbarth. Roeddwn i eisiau cael mwy o brofiad yn gweithio gyda phlant tra yn y brifysgol, felly gwnes i gais am le ar y Prosiect Profiad yn y
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“The Classroom Experience Project has given me a sure idea that I love working with kids and want to continue doing so.”

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Zoe, a History student and aspiring teacher, took part in work experience at Adamsdown Primary School in Cardiff where she supported teachers and children in class. I wanted to gain more experience working with children whilst at university, so I applied to the Classroom Experience Project. I found out about the project through my Careers
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Fy mhrofiad i yn y Wobrwyo Myfyriwr Israddedig y Flwyddyn Target Jobs – Jack

Posted on 5 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Jack Wrinkles, myfyriwr MA Peirianneg Sifil ac yn rownd derfynol Gwobr ‘Peirianneg ac Adeiladu’ yn dweud wrthym am ei brofiad yn y Wobrwyo Myfyriwr Israddedig y Flwyddyn. Roedd Seremoni Wobrwyo Myfyriwr Israddedig y Flwyddyn Target Jobs yn brofiad gwych. Roedd 14 gwobr, pob un wedi’u noddi gan gwmni gwahanol. Noddwr y wobr Peirianneg ac Adeiladu
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Fy mhrofiad i yn y Wobrwyo Myfyriwr Israddedig y Flwyddyn Target Jobs – Alice

Posted on 5 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Shwmae, Alice ydw i a dwi’n dod o Rydychen. Ar hyn o bryd, rwy’n fyfyriwr Gwyddorau Dynol a Chymdeithasol yn fy nhrydedd flwyddyn. Yn gynharach eleni roeddwn yn rownd derfynol Gwobr ‘Gweithredu Cymdeithasol Effeithiol’ yn y Wobrwyo Myfyriwr Israddedig y Flwyddyn Target Jobs. Dwi wrth fy modd bod fy ngradd yn addysgu pethau ymarferol am
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My experience at the Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards – Jack

Posted on 5 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Jack Wrinkles, MA Civil Engineering student and ‘Engineering and Construction’ Award finalist tells us about his experience at this year’s Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards. The Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year awards was a great experience. There were 14 awards, each sponsored by a different company. The sponsor for the Engineering and
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My experience at the Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards – Alice

Posted on 5 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Hello, I’m Alice and I’m from Oxford. I am currently a third year student studying Human and Social Sciences and earlier this year I was an ‘Impactful Social Action’ Award finalist at the Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards. I love the fact that my degree teaches me practical things about the world around
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From insight to Career – My experience at Diverse Cymru.

Posted on 3 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Georgia Marks, a final year law student tells us how she secured a job after her work experience insight at Diverse Cymru. What was the name of your insight and what did it involve? My insight was a policy and research insight at Diverse Cymru. It involved gaining understanding into the workings of policy and
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O interniaeth i yrfa – fy mhrofiad i yn Diverse Cymru.

Posted on 3 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae Georgia Marks, myfyriwr blwyddyn olaf ym myd y gyfraith, yn dweud wrthym sut y llwyddodd i sicrhau swydd ar ôl ei phrofiad o brofiad gwaith yn Diverse Cymru. Beth oedd enw eich interniaeth a beth oedd yn ei gynnwys? Roedd fy interniaeth yn golygu ennill dealltwriaeth o sut mae polisi ac ymchwil yn y
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Job hunting as an International Student

Posted on 13 November 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

It’s tough being an international student. Moving to Cardiff from Jakarta, my hometown, was no doubt the scariest thing I’ve ever done, as I had to adjust to an unfamiliar place where I knew absolutely no one and had no idea about the culture. Navigating university life as an international student is difficult enough, but
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Chwilio am swyddi fel Myfyriwr Rhyngwladol

Posted on 13 November 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Mae bod yn fyfyriwr rhyngwladol yn anodd. Heb os, symud i Gaerdydd o Jakarta – y man lle cefais fy magu – oedd y profiad a gododd y mwyaf o fraw arnaf erioed, gan y bu’n rhaid i mi addasu i rywle anghyfarwydd lle nad oeddwn yn adnabod unrhyw un nac yn gwybod unrhyw beth
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Teacher in classroom

Ydych chi’n ystyried gyrfa ym myd addysg?

Posted on 1 November 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Cwblhaodd Elena Hajilambini – sy’n astudio am radd BA Cerddoriaeth – brofiad gwaith y flwyddyn academaidd ddiwethaf fel rhan o Brosiect Profiad yn y Dosbarth. Aeth hi i adran gerdd Ysgol Gyfun Radur. Mae hi’n rhoi gwybod i ni am ei phrofiad yma: Fy mhrofiad Ers blynyddoedd, rydw i wedi gwybod mai athrawes rydw i
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Teacher in classroom

Are you considering a career in teaching?

Posted on 31 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Elena Hajilambi, who studies BA Music, completed work experience last year as part of the Classroom Experience Project. She went to Radyr Comprehensive’s Music department. Here she tells us about her experience. My experience I’ve known for years that I wanted to become a teacher in the future but wasn’t aware that in order to
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Iris Prize poster

Fy nhaith gyda theulu Iris a chipolwg ar Ŵyl Ffilmiau Rhyngwladol LGBT+ Caerdydd

Posted on 31 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Roedd y brifysgol o hyd yn golygu ehangu fy ngorwelion, sy’n brofiad tebyg i gymaint ohonom. Yn aml, dyma ein cam cyntaf ar lwybr annibyniaeth, ac mae ein hamser yma wedi’i lunio gan bobl a phrofiadau yn llawn cymaint â darlithoedd a llyfrgelloedd. I mi, un o’r ffyrdd mwyaf cadarnhaol o archwilio’r ochr gymdeithasol a
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Iris Prize poster

My journey with the Iris Family: a look at Cardiff’s own LGBT+ International film festival

Posted on 31 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

University, alike for so many of us, was always about expanding myself. Often our first gateway to independence, our time here is shaped just as much by people and experiences, as it is by lectures and libraries. For me, one of the most positive ways to explore that sociable and creative side outside of the
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The summer I met Boris

Posted on 24 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Challenging my mind set I, like many others, thought that the Civil Service Fast Stream wasn’t meant for people like me. I wasn’t male, I didn’t go to Oxbridge and I hadn’t studied PPE. The Bridge Report, published in 2016, found that the Fast Stream intake was still less socially diverse than Oxford and mentally,
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Yr haf y cwrddais i â Boris

Posted on 23 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Herio fy meddylfryd Roeddwn i, fel llawer o bobl eraill, yn credu nad oedd Llwybr Carlam y Gwasanaeth Sifil ar gyfer pobl fel fi. Dydw i ddim yn ddyn, es i ddim i Rydychen neu Gaergrawnt, a doeddwn i heb astudio PPE. Canfu Adroddiad Bridge, a gyhoeddwyd yn 2016, fod y rhai sy’n cael lle
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Ymlaen!

Free co-working space with YMLAEN

Posted on 11 October 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Are you looking to develop your business idea or looking to freelance? Find out how you could get a free desk space in a Cardiff co-working hub together with seed-funding to bring your idea to life.  The YMLAEN (Welsh for ‘onwards’) scheme offers a free desk space for current students and graduates in a local
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Ymlaen!

Lle cydweithio am ddim gydag YMLAEN!

Posted on 11 October 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Ydych chi’n bwriadu datblygu eich syniad busnes neu ystyried gweithio’n llawrhydd? Darganfyddwch sut y gallech gael lle desg am ddim mewn canolfan gydweithio Caerdydd ynghyd â chyllid sbarduno i ddod â’ch syniad yn fyw.  Mae’r cynllun YMLAEN yn cynnig gofod desg am ddim i fyfyrwyr a graddedigion mewn canolfan gydweithio leol.  Bydd ymgeiswyr llwyddiannus hefyd
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Grow your idea

Tyfwch eich syniad gyda Syniad 2019

Posted on 2 October 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae SYNIAD yma i rymuso myfyrwyr i ddod yn arloeswyr drwy dyfu eu syniadau a’u hyder.  Cystadleuaeth SYNIAD   Ffocws SYNIAD 2019 yw ein cystadleuaeth syniadau.   Yn fwy nag erioed, mae angen syniadau gwych ar y byd i darfu ar y cyffredin. Rydym wedi gweithio gyda Chanolfan Newid Hinsawdd a Thrawsnewid Cymdeithasol Prifysgol Caerdydd (https://cast.ac.uk/) i
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Grow your idea

Grow your idea with Syniad 2019

Posted on 2 October 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

SYNIAD is here to help students become innovators by growing their ideas and confidence.  (SYNIAD is Welsh for ‘IDEA’ – it is pronounced SUN-YAD)   SYNIAD Competition   The focus of SYNIAD 2019 is our ideas competition.   More than ever, the world needs great ideas to disrupt the ordinary. We have worked with Cardiff University’s Centre for
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Make the most of your summer with an Internship at Green Man Festival!

Posted on 26 April 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Green Man is the largest open-air music, science and arts festival in Wales. It is known for supporting emerging artists and many successful acts first performed at Green Man. It is one of the few remaining large independent UK festivals and refuses corporate sponsorship and uses that freedom to support a variety of projects including
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Manteisiwch i’r eithaf ar eich haf gydag Interniaeth yng Ngŵyl y Dyn Gwyrdd!

Posted on 26 April 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Gŵyl y Dyn Gwyrdd yw’r ŵyl gerddoriaeth, gwyddoniaeth a chelfyddydau awyr agored fwyaf yng Nghymru. Mae’n adnabyddus am gefnogi artistiaid newydd, gyda llawer o fandiau llwyddiannus wedi perfformio yno am y tro cyntaf. Mae’n un o’r nifer fach o wyliau annibynnol mawr sy’n dal i fodoli yn y DU. Mae’n gwrthod nawdd corfforaethol ac yn
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