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My Clearing Experience

After what felt like a very long night of no sleep, waking up to UCAS track saying I had not met my conditional offer of a place at my first choice university to study economics was not ideal! Panic mode quickly set in, and all sorts of things went through my mind. Would I get

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Moving In

I’ve recently moved into my house for second year and I thought it might be useful to give you a few tips about what you need to make sure to bring to your student accommodation in first year. First of all I’d definitely recommend trying to find out who you’ll be sharing a flat/house with.

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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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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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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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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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