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Questions, and Answers

So, last time I wrote some questions that I thought would be useful for the people looking at Open Days, and I said I would provide the answers. Here there are, from a second year Physics perspective! About the Uni – ask these in the Union, or to the students in the department 1) What

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21 (or maybe 19) Questions

So, one of Cardiff Uni’s open days is coming up (tomorrow, actually!) and I was thinking about my experiences with the myriad of open days I went to in years 12 and 13. One of the things I can remember very clearly is that I was completely overwhelmed, and- knowing that uni was going to

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Of Weather and Sewing

Having spent the last few weeks sweating buckets between brief respites in the form of intensely huge thunderstorms, I find myself quite disappointed that I might have to wear a hoodie later as it is already fairly chilly. As a British native, I feel like we, as a country, are very under-prepared for whatever weather

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Of Work, Art, and a little Biophysics

Once you’ve walked into the main entrance of Addenbrooke’s Hospital and to the left of the turning out of the main concourse towards “All Wards and Departments” there is a mural by Quentin Blake, the artist well known for the illustrations of Roald Dahl’s story collection and David Walliams weird books. (Roald Dahl is a particularly good

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Home again..

In all the rush to move out in September, moving into my own (admittedly shared) flat, nobody mentioned what the end of the year would be like. Platitudes about making friends and small gifts for my new room were given, and I was left with my own thoughts. Now, at the end of my first

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Don’t Blink!

As an avid fan of all things nerdy, one of the best things about living in Cardiff is the proximity of the one and only DR WHO EXPERIENCE in Cardiff Bay.. Which surprisingly, I have only visited once so far this year, post-exams. It was awesome. Also, if you put off booking tickets and go

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