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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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