New Students

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. But if you’re starting uni during a global pandemic, those emotions will likely be intensified. Rest assured that you are not alone during
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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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“I want to have fun at Uni but how do I reassure my parents I’m safe?”

Posted on 8 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Eleanor from Student Counselling responds to a student dilemma… I’m in my first year and this is the first time I’ve lived away from home. My Mum is really supportive and happy that I’m at Cardiff Uni but she’s always checking up on me because she’s worried about how I’m coping and where I am
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Dw i eisiau joio tra fy mod i yn y Brifysgol, ond dw i ddim yn siŵr sut i dawelu meddwl fy rhieni fy mod i’n ddiogel?

Posted on 8 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Eleanor o’r tîm Cwnsela Myfyrwyr yn ymateb i gyfyng-gyngor myfyriwr… Rydw i yn fy mlwyddyn gyntaf a dyma’r tro cyntaf i mi fyw oddi gartref. Mae fy Mam yn gefnogol iawn ac yn hapus fy mod i ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd, ond mae hi wastad yn gwneud yn siŵr fy mod i’n iawn achos mae hi’n
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My top tips for freshers’…

Posted on 24 September 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Hi all, I’m Clare, a third year Ancient History student. I’m also a student mentor. The student mentor scheme matches first year students (mentees) to mentors from the same academic School (there are mentors in every school except for Architecture). Each mentor is assigned a small group of mentees and they meet on a regular
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Fy awgrymiadau ardderchog ar gyfer wythnos y glas…

Posted on 24 September 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Helo bawb, Clare ydw i, myfyriwr trydedd flwyddyn sy’n astudio Hanes yr Henfyd. Rydw i hefyd yn fentor myfyrwyr. Mae’r cynllun mentoriaid myfyrwyr yn paru myfyrwyr blwyddyn gyntaf (mentoreion) â mentoriaid o’r un Ysgol academaidd (ceir mentoriaid ym mhob ysgol heblaw am Bensaernïaeth). Neilltuir grŵp bach o fentoreion i bob mentor ac maen nhw’n cwrdd
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