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Wendy

What to ask on a University Open Day?

So tomorrow is the Cardiff University Open Day! I remember this time last year where I was going to Open Days and I feel like they really give you an insight and character of the university. I found when reading prospectus’ it is hard to differentiate the universities from one another and figure out whether

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Jack

Impulse House

I’ve just done something potentially very very stupid… So I have no idea how many of you are aware, but it’s gotten to that point in the year where people in first year have been thinking about the (mostly) inevitable move out of halls and into private accommodation, and with that comes no end of

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Sophie

Five Things I wish I’d Known before university…

  So it’s approaching that time of year. The moment most students can’t wait for, but most parents are dreading. It’s time for you to leave your comfortable family home for university. For a lot of people this means moving away from home for the first time, and most probably beginning at least a three

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Hope

Money Saving

Very sorry for the late blog again! I was trying to focus on revision, now that it’s out of the way for another semester I thought I’d talk about another stressful topic. Money. I was thinking about how I managed to stretch my student loan and I thought I would give you guys some tips

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Katie

Pleasure in the job

The first term has drawn to an end, and although it doesn’t feel like it we are midway through the academic year. I think that everyone is glad of a break to spend time with family, friends and some cheesy Christmas telly! I’m sure that after the stress of exams and coursework, polishing off your

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Toby

Video Blog – Saving Money: 8 Solid Tips

Everyone knows that living off a student loan can be a struggle, but it doesn’t have to be a problem if you discipline yourself and take a few of these tips on board. Hope everyone’s enjoying the Autumn semester so far – even though the evenings have now become incredibly, incredibly dark. Until next time!

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Aarifa

Life tips for the soon-to-be freshers

Some of you reading this may be newbies, cute little GCSE/A-level students wondering where to go next. Others may be post-grads, already with a head full of knowledge but buzzing for your next learning fix. Some of you may be adventurous “GAAP YAH” or international students desperate for a new place to explore and a

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