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Christian

Top tips for starting at university

It’s really weird being a recent graduate living in a city like Cardiff which is populated by so many students. I find myself looking out of coffee shop windows (enviously) as fresher’s rock up for their first term here, or final years moving into their new place in Cathays. There’s so much excitement in the

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Hope

First Week at Work

I must apologise in advance for how cheesy this post will be! I just finished my first week of placement. The institute is amazing, the research is incredibly interesting, and everybody I’m working with is absolutely lovely! I am however absolutely terrified! On the first day I couldn’t stop thinking that I didn’t deserve to

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Leo

4th year starts

4th year starts So after what has probably been the summer holiday of my life its back to the reality of medicine after a year intercalating in medical genetics. I’m expecting its going to be a bit of a shock to the system, not least because I think I’ve probably forgotten quite a lot of

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Leo

Dechrau Pedwerydd

Ar ôl Haf anhygoel mae’n amser ddychwelyd i Gaerdydd. Yn y flwyddyn academiadd sydd newydd fod fues i yn astudio gradd rhyngosod mewn geneteg feddygol ag fellu rwyf yn ddisgwyl fydd ail ddechrau astudio meddygaeth yn eithaf heriol. Mae blwyddyn yn digon o amser i anghofio eitha lot o bethau. Wedi dweud hynny dwi wastad

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Hope

Preparation for Moving Abroad

Once again I must apologise for the delay in posting. I’ve been extrememly busy organising and planning for my move to Germany! For my placement year I will be going to the Max Planck Institute for Human and Cognitive Brain Sciences in Leipzig. At Cardiff you have the option of doing a 4 year course

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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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