Yesterday I went to a blood donation session at a local church. After my experience I feel the need to talk about this particular topic because blood donation is so important and not enough people participate. A nurse I spoke to claimed that only 3% of the population donate blood, which means that blood is
OK, so this probably needs a bit of context… Basically, it’s currently lent, the 40 something days between pancake day and easter sunday. Most of you are probably aware, but it’s pretty common for people to “give something up” during this time, the idea being to use the time saved to do something more productive.
Last night, I went to visit my family back home. When I arrived, my mum was still awake (11:30pm). She was about to have her dinner. After hugging her and my sister, I checked all the fridges and cupboards for food. I started to think of what food I could carry back to Cardiff. My
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It’s done… just over a year after starting it, I’ve completed the Cardiff Award! Scarily enough, it doesn’t seem like a year ago when I first went along to the induction, but five workshops and 270+ extra-curricular hours later… I’ve finished! The Cardiff Award is Cardiff Uni’s employability award, and it’s something I’d really suggest
When I was studying for my A levels, I did not know what I would study at university. One day I would want to be a lawyer, the next, a teacher. Some days I wanted to be an accountant and on others a doctor. However, when the time came for me to decide what I
Sorry this is a bit of a short one today, I’m currently attempting to find somewhere else to finish my placement year at the moment, so I’m a little stressed! After my 3rd hour sat in exactly the same spot at the computer, I decided that I should probably give myself a break, and practice
Hello guys, I apologise as I realize this blog entry is a bit delayed because I have had a couple of things on my plate for the last couple of weeks. First of all, it was the progress test (see last month’s blog for a full breakdown of my anxiety levels) before the introductory week
Learning to cook (or avoiding learning to cook) as a student is a very different experience for everyone, and how flatmates approach this can tell you a lot about the people you’re living with. For example, in my first year I lived with a girl who was capable of cooking full Sunday roasts and often