News + Comment

12 Aug 2018

Before starting my degree three years ago, I was full of questions about what my university experience would bring. Is this really going to be the best three years of my life? How will I settle into this new environment? What if I can’t handle the workload? Looking back, I can say tha...

13 Jun 2018

Launched in February of this year, Cardiff University’s #LetsShare campaign aims to encourage staff and students to start conversations about mental health. This has been created in collaboration with Time to Change, a movement that aims to change our attitudes and approach...

30 May 2018

Those who commute to university make up a large, and often overlooked, proportion of the student population. As the cost of living continues to rise, many have little choice but to stay at home. This is especially true in cases where maintenance loans fail to cover rental costs. For t...

11 Apr 2018

I’ve always thought of my university experience as this bubble-like state. For the past 3 years, I’ve known exactly what I’m doing and when I’m doing it. This limbo between being a teenager and entering the ‘adult’ world brings with it an incredibly comforting sense of certainty. Unfo...

14 Feb 2018

Having to undertake exam or coursework-based assessments are a given part of university life. Unfortunately, however, they don’t always go to plan.

We’ve all been there. Your result date approaches, you look online, and your grade is lower than expected. This can be a really dishearten...