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Hannah

Graduation

Yaaaaayyy!!! I’VE GRADUATED!!!! I can safely say it has to have been one of the best days of my life.  As I sit here trying to think of the best way to tell you about it, I realise I won’t be able to do it justice. It’s the small and cliche things like wearing the

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Lucy

Back to Reality

Hello everyone! I hope that you are all enjoying your summer holidays, whether you have been working or you’ve been travelling, and that wherever you are the weather has held up! I myself have just got back from interrailing around Europe with two of my best friends from medicine. So for once rather than talking

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Elli

It’s only science if you write it down..

Hello all! I hope everyone is having a great summer, enjoying the warm (ish) weather and spending as much time as possible doing things other than studying and/or working. Since breaking up for the summer in June, I have discovered several things. Firstly, I really, really enjoy cooking. Really enjoy it. Secondly, I am an

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Iain

Graduation!

Last week I took the last few steps and changed from a Cardiff graduand to a Cardiff graduate, as I walked the red carpet and collected my degree. The graduation ceremony is the culmination of a student’s hard work over the course of the degree and the day gives them a chance to celebrate with

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Summer School in Utrecht!

  About 6 months ago I was busy procrastinating over something, browsing random University webpages when I came across a list of things you could do abroad at other universities for the summer. There were scholarships to study in China and Japan, and grants from Santander to visit summer schools around the world, and from

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Hope

Studying Far From Home

I thought that I would talk about the fear that can sometimes be associated with living and studying far away from home. I’m hoping to maybe convince some potential students that the distance shouldn’t be so daunting. I’m originally from York so the distance between Cardiff and my home is pretty big, around a 5

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Hannah

I am officially unemployed!

So that’s it!! I’ve done the coursework, survived the exams, got my results and now my undergraduate degree is done! I am now supposed to be making my way in the real world – that is the scary bit!! (and where the hard work starts). I’ve had a number of questions asked of me now

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Lucy

Cardiff University Research Society

Hello everyone! I hope that you are now all enjoying your summer holidays and you’ve finished all of your exams! (Sadly I know this isn’t the case for medics in years 3-5…) I was actually lucky enough to finish my exams on the 2nd of June so I’m now fully settled into post exam life!

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