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Follow in the footsteps of key workers: Discover a career in Teaching

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 […]

My experience of an On-Campus insight

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 […]

Virtual Careers Fairs: A Careers Fair on your terms!

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 […]

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

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 & […]

What’s a showcase and why should I attend?

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 […]

Clementine Kind

Clementine Kind

Posted on 21 May 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Clementines. Credit: Marco Verch 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 […]

Life Post-University: My experience working in a Tech-Education Start-up

Life Post-University: My experience working in a Tech-Education Start-up

Posted on 24 February 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Finishing University can feel pretty daunting. Whether you’re a fresher or in your final year,the prospect of embarking upon a career is definitely a scary one, and it is totally […]

Celebrating LGBT + History Month

Celebrating LGBT + History Month

Posted on 19 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Hi all, It’s LGBT+ History Month, a time of year where we remember all the people who dedicated themselves to the pursuit of rights, freedom, and pride. At this time […]

Clare: “why I chose to become a student mentor”

Clare: “why I chose to become a student mentor”

Posted on 13 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“Hello, I’m Clare, a third year Ancient History student. I’ve been involved with the mentoring scheme from my very first day at University – from being mentored in first year, […]

Ffion: ‘why I chose to become a student mentor’

Ffion: ‘why I chose to become a student mentor’

Posted on 12 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“Hi everyone, my name is Ffion and I’m a 4th year Integrated Master’s student in the School of Bioscience and also a Mentor Consultant for Bioscience Student Mentors. I’ve been […]

Kaiya: “why I chose to become a student mentor”

Kaiya: “why I chose to become a student mentor”

Posted on 5 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“In order to succeed in the job market following graduation, it is important to not only succeed in your degree but to also develop your skills via work experience opportunities. […]

Sophie: “why I chose to become a student mentor”

Sophie: “why I chose to become a student mentor”

Posted on 5 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

"Hi, my name is Sophie and I was a Student Mentor in my second year of university. I found the scheme very rewarding as I was able to help first […]

‘My anxiety paralysis me in exams – I’m worried I’ll fail!’

‘My anxiety paralysis me in exams – I’m worried I’ll fail!’

Posted on 19 January 2020 by Katrina

"I’m in my 2nd year and I’m finding that I’m not coping with exams very well. I seem to do okay in my coursework but when put under pressure in […]

Exam tips from a postgrad student in the know!

Exam tips from a postgrad student in the know!

Posted on 2 January 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Get Planning! With exam season fast approaching it is so important to plan. When I mean plan, I mean everything. Life is stressful enough and the added pressure of exams […]

From insight to Career – My experience at Diverse Cymru.

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 […]

I‘m at risk of dropping out of University because I’m unhappy.

I‘m at risk of dropping out of University because I’m unhappy.

Posted on 19 November 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Eleanor from Student Counselling responds to a student dilemma… "I’m really struggling to settle back into Uni after the Summer. I’m finding the demands of 2nd year really challenging already […]

Are you considering a career in teaching?

Are you considering a career in teaching?

Posted on 1 November 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 […]

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

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, […]

The summer I met Boris

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 […]

Speaking out about depression and anxiety

Speaking out about depression and anxiety

Posted on 9 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Polly, Cardiff Alumni and former Wellbeing Champion, talks about her struggles with depression and anxiety…. My symptoms of depression and anxiety first started showing when I started University in 2015. […]