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Patrik Bandy April 17, 2019    No Comments Patrik Bandy

My work experience with Julien MacDonald while studying Fashion Design at Cardiff Met made a huge difference to me.

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RHS Team April 16, 2019    No Comments RHS Team

During the third year of my BA Fine Art course at Cardiff Met, I had the opportunity to work with a garden designer for the RHS flower show.

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April 12, 2019    No Comments

The Psychology course at Cardiff Met is very diverse, ranging from studying minds and children’s behaviour to the intelligence of animals in the world around us, therefore, there is something for everyone. Also, the course includes many opportunities for work experience in order to prepare students for the world of work.

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Sophie Hall and Natasha Goss April 11, 2019    No Comments Sophie Hall and Natasha Goss

Collaboration is a big part of the culture within Artist Designer: Maker at Cardiff Met.

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April 8, 2019    No Comments

Helo, fy enw i yw Anna a dwi ar hyn o bryd yn dod i ddiwedd yn fy mlwyddyn gyntaf ym Mhrifysgol Met Caerdydd yn astudio BA Astudiaethau Plentyndod Cynnar gyda SYBC sydd wedi gwibio heibio.

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Shelby Williams April 4, 2019    1 Comment Shelby Williams

When I was given the opportunity to design for an international greetings card company for Textiles at Cardiff Met I was really excited!

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Elin Hughes April 3, 2019    No Comments Elin Hughes

Pan ddaw amser tymor i ben a gwyliau’r haf ar y gorwel mae’n hawdd teimlo’n rhwystredig fel myfyrwraig cerameg.

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Annie April 3, 2019    No Comments Annie

I am in my final year, due to graduate in the summer and I can safely say that the Artist Designer: Maker course at Cardiff Met has been the perfect choice for me!

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Mark in Malta April 3, 2019    No Comments Mark in Malta

A placement would look good on my CV, but one overseas would set me apart. That’s why I’ve spent a year in Malta during my BSc Architectural Design and Technology degree course at Cardiff Met.

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April 2, 2019    No Comments

Siwmae! Fy enw i yw Lowri edwards ac astudiais Chwaraeon ac Addysg Gorfforol fel cwrs israddedig ym Mhrifysgol Met Caerdydd.

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Tom Collins April 1, 2019    No Comments Tom Collins

Before I came to Cardiff Met I wasn’t really sure if I needed to pursue a degree in Graphic Communication. Looking back now it’s easily one of the best decisions I’ve made.

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April 1, 2019    No Comments

loved every minute of my undergraduate degree, so it was a no-brainer deciding to do a Master’s. I chose to continue studying at Cardiff Met because of the course, the staff and the culture.

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Ian Tapia Cooke March 29, 2019    No Comments Ian Tapia Cooke

It was during my BA Illustration course at Cardiff Met that I discovered reportage and documentary illustration. Now it’s my career!

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Tyronne March 28, 2019    No Comments Tyronne

My latest Fine Art project at Cardiff Met was a big challenge in a small space…

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Katie March 28, 2019    No Comments Katie

A Graphic Communication module at Cardiff Met helped me connect more closely with my hometown of Merthyr Tydfil.

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Sarah Bill - English and Media March 28, 2019    No Comments Sarah Bill - English and Media

My passion has always been to write and play rugby and most of all, write about rugby. Throughout my studies I have been fortunate enough to be able to truly excel at both, and surround myself with talented and exceptional writers, academics and athletes that inspire me further.

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Hari Truman - PGCE Primary - Cardiff Met March 27, 2019    No Comments Hari Truman - PGCE Primary - Cardiff Met

For my degree, I studied Sport and Social Science in Bath – although I always knew I loved teaching and I knew the career as both my parents have been PE comprehensive teachers for over 20 years – but I didn’t decide what to teach, or that I wanted to do it before my degree.

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March 26, 2019    No Comments

Helo, Ella ydw i, graddiais i o Brifysgol Metroplitan Caerdydd gyda BA Celf Gain yn 2017.

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March 25, 2019    No Comments

Shwmae! Fy enw i yw Jack a dwi yn fy mlwyddyn gyntaf yn astudio ar y cwrs BA Astudiaethau Addysg Gynradd.

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Neave Thorne March 21, 2019    No Comments Neave Thorne

I never thought I’d get the chance to work with real companies while studying Product Design at Cardiff Met – until The Parsnipship presented their brief!

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Lauren at work March 20, 2019    No Comments Lauren at work

Join me for a typical week in the life of a first year Cardiff Met animation student!

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Elin Hughes March 19, 2019    No Comments Elin Hughes

A kiln building workshop over the summer break helped boost my skills and find new confidence on my BA Ceramics course at Cardiff Met.

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March 18, 2019    No Comments

Shwmae, fy enw i yw Sara Patterson, ac rwy’n fyfyrwraig ail flwyddyn sy’n astudio gradd BSc Astudiaethau Chwaraeon ac Addysg Gorfforol ym Mhrifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd.

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Cristina in the studio March 18, 2019    No Comments Cristina in the studio

When a local chocolatier was looking for a Cardiff Met ceramics student for a collaboration I jumped at the chance!

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March 8, 2019    No Comments

Helo, fy enw i yw Ifan Rhys, ac rwy’n fyfyriwr yn fy ail flwyddyn sy’n astudio gradd BSc (Anrh) Astudiaethau Chwaraeon ac Addysg Gorfforol (Dwyieithog) ym Mhrifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd.

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Buba at work March 5, 2019    No Comments Buba at work

I decided that a work placement was the best thing to do for my Interior Design field project at Cardiff Met. It was the best decision I have made for my career so far!

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February 26, 2019    No Comments

Mae astudio Seicoleg ym Mhrifysgol Met Caerdydd yn gwrs llawn amrywiaeth o astudio meddyliau ac ymddygiadau plant hyd at deallusrwydd anifeiliaid o’r byd o’i chwmpas, felly mae yna rhywbeth i bawb.

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Lottie February 26, 2019    No Comments Lottie

If you like a challenge and going outside of your comfort zone then Field modules at Cardiff Met are for you!

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Harriet February 26, 2019    No Comments Harriet

Nearly a year ago I was at a different university, and things weren’t working out. Transferring to Product Design at Cardiff Met was the right decision for me.

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Alys February 25, 2019    No Comments Alys

One of the most interesting parts of studying BA Animation at Cardiff Met has been collaborating with students all around the university.

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February 18, 2019    No Comments

These are some of my favourite things about the BA (Hons) Marketing Management at Cardiff Met – not all of them though, as there’s too many to mention!

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February 18, 2019    No Comments

Helo! Llio ydw i, dwi yn fy mlwyddyn olaf yn astudio BA Artist Dylunydd: Gwneuthurwr ym Mhrifysgol Fetropolitan Caerdydd. Un o’r prif resymau dewisais y cwrs yma oedd ei hyblygrwydd, ar y pryd nid oeddwn yn siŵr pa fath o ddeunydd nac dulliau roeddwn eisiau arbenigo mewn cyn dod i’r brifysgol.
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February 18, 2019    No Comments

After one term studying Events Management at Cardiff Met, I’ve made lots of friends and things are going great with my course!

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February 14, 2019    No Comments

Darlithwyr brwdfrydig. Mae pob darlithydd yn arbenigo yn eu pwnc eu hunain ac wedi gwneud eu hymchwil eu hunain ac mae eu brwdfrydedd yn amlwg yn eu darlithoedd. Maent i gyd wrth eu bodd yn cael rhoi blas a rhagor o wybodaeth i chi am eu maes astudio. Pan fyddwch …

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February 7, 2019    No Comments

Yn ddiweddar cefais y cyfle i ymuno â Choleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol ar daith i Aberystwyth am ddigwyddiad rhwydweithio Golwg ar Gelf.

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February 5, 2019    No Comments

Fy enw i yw Mari Rees ac astudiais i Addysg a Chymraeg ym Mhrifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd rhwng 2014 a 2017.

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January 31, 2019    No Comments

Helo! Elin ydw i, graddiais o’r cwrs BA Artist Dylunydd: Gnweuthurwr ym Mhrifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd nôl yn 2017.

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Isabella January 29, 2019    No Comments Isabella

From visiting palaces to exploring through the mysterious souks, my visit to Marrakech with BA Textiles at Cardiff Met was a sensory overload!

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Crystal at London Fashion Week January 28, 2019    No Comments Crystal at London Fashion Week

Now that I’ve graduated from the MSc Fashion Marketing Management course at Cardiff Met I can look back on my experiences on the course and life in Cardiff.

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January 28, 2019    No Comments

Sara Evans ydw i a dwi’n fyfyriwr yn fy mlwyddyn olaf ym Mhrifysgol Met yn astudio ar gwrs Astudiaethau Chwaraeon ac Addysg Gorfforol.

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Morfudd January 26, 2019    No Comments Morfudd

Helo! Fy enw i yw Morfudd a dwi’n gyn-fyfyrwraig sydd bellach yn gweithio i Brifysgol Met Caerdydd

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January 22, 2019    No Comments

Dwi ar hyn o bryd yn fy mlwyddyn olaf yn astudio ar y cwrs Therapi Iaith a Lleferydd.

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January 17, 2019    No Comments

Throughout my time studying Illustration at Cardiff Met I’ve been passionate about getting involved in social projects.

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Morfudd January 16, 2019    No Comments Morfudd

Hello! I’m Morfudd and I am a former student who now works at Cardiff Met.

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Paige Craddock January 7, 2019    No Comments Paige Craddock

In the summer of 2018 I graduated from Cardiff Met with a first in Events Management – it was time for me to take my first steps into the working world!

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James December 18, 2018    No Comments James

Like every other Sport Coaching fresher at Cardiff Met there was a ton of stuff on my mind, but the last thing I thought I’d be doing is starting up my own club!

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Maris December 18, 2018    No Comments Maris

Nawr mod i yn fy mlwyddyn olaf yn astudio Cyfathrebu Graffig ym Met Caerdydd (mae’n dychryn rhywun yn tydi!), dwi’n credu ei bod yn amser da i edrych yn ôl ar fy mhrofiad ar y cwrs hyd yn hyn, ac ysgrifennu am rai o’r pethau sydd wedi mynd â’m bryd tra’n astudio yma. Felly, …

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Maris December 17, 2018    No Comments Maris

Now that I’m in my final year studying Graphic Communication at Cardiff Met it seemed like a good time to look back on my experience so far.

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December 12, 2018    No Comments

Yn ddiweddar bues i a grŵp o fyfyrwyr Met Caerdydd yn Aberystwyth i fwynhau ym mhenwythnos y Ddawns Ryngol. Roeddem yn ymuno ar y trip gyda Chymdeithas Gymraeg Prifysgol Caerdydd.  

Heb os, y ddawns Ryngol ydy un o brif uchafbwyntiau calendr unrhyw fyfyrwyr Cyfrwng Cymraeg drwy gydol y wlad.

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Jonny Innes December 7, 2018    No Comments Jonny Innes

Being asked to design a sled for an Antarctic expedition while studying BSc Product Design at Cardiff Met was the opportunity of a lifetime!

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Ellyse playing December 6, 2018    No Comments Ellyse playing

I had reservations about leaving my interest in sociology behind to study sport and exercise science at uni – but my masters at Cardiff Met has allowed me to combine my two passions.

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November 27, 2018    No Comments

Shwmae! Cathrin yw fy enw i, ac rwy’n astudio Busnes a Rheolaeth gyda Rheoli Adnoddau Dynol yn y brifysgol. Mae’n anodd credu fy mod yn fy ail flwyddyn a bron a bod hanner ffordd trwy’r cwrs!
 
Rwy’n astudio fy nghwrs yn ddwyieithog gan wneud 40 credyd yn y Gymraeg! Mae astudio trwy’r Gymraeg yn …

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Xander Working November 27, 2018    No Comments Xander Working

When I started studying Primary Education studies at Cardiff Met I was scared about how people would react to the fact that I am transgender. As it turns out, I needn’t have worried so much!

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Beth November 27, 2018    No Comments Beth

During my Food Science and Technology degree at Cardiff Met I completed a 12-month industrial placement. This was hugely eye opening and gave me a real insight into the food industry.

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November 23, 2018    No Comments

Cadi Mars ydw i a dwi’n fyfyriwr ail flwyddyn ym Mhrifysgol Met yn astudio Gwyddoniaeth a Thechnoleg Bwyd.

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Toni November 22, 2018    No Comments Toni

You graduate from a creative course – and then what? As a Cardiff Met Ceramics student I was able to apply for a place at the uni’s Inc Space incubator – and I’m so happy I did!

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James Roberts November 22, 2018    No Comments James Roberts

Despite the fact that Cardiff Met is sometimes thought of as a ‘sporty’ uni, yes – we do do drama here! In fact, Cardiff Met has a fantastic drama programme based at the school of education on the Cyncoed campus.

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cadi November 19, 2018    No Comments cadi

I’m a second year BSc Food Science and Technology student at Cardiff Met – so it’s safe to say that I am a big foodie! Here’s my list of 6 of the best places for students to eat in Cardiff.

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Duke and cheetahs November 13, 2018    No Comments Duke and cheetahs

Earlier this year during my BSc Sport Coaching degree at Cardiff Met I was involved in the Volunteer Zambia project. I feel blessed and privileged to have been a part of something so inspiring and rewarding.

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Leah October 30, 2018    No Comments Leah

Cardiff Met Primary Education Studies first year Leah shares a typical day on her course.

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Nikki and her work October 15, 2018    No Comments Nikki and her work

Whenever the conversation about my degree comes up with a new acquaintance, I’m often asked: “What exactly is Illustration?”. As illustrators at Cardiff Met we manipulate the power of colours and shapes, materials and tools, and of course, our creativity.

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Amy and friends October 15, 2018    No Comments Amy and friends

When I first came to Cardiff Met, I decided that I was here to focus on my degree – but I soon realised there was more to my university experience!

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Maddy October 4, 2018    No Comments Maddy

As a girl from Utah I have to say Cardiff is very different than what I’m used to – in a great way! Studying at Cardiff Met has been a lot of fun so far.

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festival team September 12, 2018    No Comments festival team

Events Management at Cardiff Met has provided me with many opportunities that have allowed me to gain the skills required in the world of work – including the opportunity to work at the Between the Trees festival.

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Jordan September 10, 2018    No Comments Jordan

After I graduated from the BSc Sport and PE course at Cardiff Met I became the founder and owner of my own business – here’s my story.

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Caitlin August 29, 2018    No Comments Caitlin

BA Textiles graduate Caitlin shares her experience of studying bilingually at Cardiff Met.

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Caitlin August 29, 2018    No Comments Caitlin

Myfyriwr graddedig Caitlin yn rhannu ei phrofiadau o astudio’n ddwyieithog ym Met Caerdydd.

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Chelsea and Friends August 22, 2018    No Comments Chelsea and Friends

I was nervous about being labelled as a ‘mature’ student before I came to study at Cardiff Met – but I soon discovered age really wasn’t important!

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August 21, 2018    No Comments

Moving into halls when you start University can be a nerve-wracking experience! Here are 5 tips that can help you have a fantastic experience in halls at Cardiff Met, just as I did.

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Tom and friends August 20, 2018    No Comments Tom and friends

For lots of people starting uni will be the first time they’ve ever left home and had to fend for themselves. Everyone has to learn a few new skills – here are 5 that I found really important when I first came to Cardiff Met.

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Amy and coursemates August 17, 2018    No Comments Amy and coursemates

Studying environmental health at Cardiff Met was more interesting than I expected – here’s what my first year was like.

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Team August 9, 2018    No Comments Team

Studying Marketing Management at Cardiff Met provided me with great communication skills, plus confidence in myself and my decision-making abilities.

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Alix July 31, 2018    No Comments Alix

Applying for university is scary, and if you don’t get in it feels like the end of the world – but it’ll be ok – clearing is there to fall back on.

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ieaun July 31, 2018    No Comments ieaun

One of the best ways to make the most of your time at Cardiff Met and leave with the skills to help set you up for an exciting future is to get involved with the Students’ Union.

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Halyna July 26, 2018    No Comments Halyna

After being at uni for almost a year, I have to ask myself: did I make the right decision by choosing Cardiff Met over a Russell Group uni? Absolutely!

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Caitlin in Brecon July 25, 2018    No Comments Caitlin in Brecon

Efo taith fach o 45 munud i fyny’r A470, cewch eich cludo ar unwaith o strydoedd prysur Caerdydd ganolog i frigau ysblennydd, dramatig y Parc Cenedlaethol Bannau Brycheiniog. Wedi’i leoli yma mae Pen y Fan a Sgwd Henryd (i enwi ychydig!); y pwynt uchaf yn Ne Cymru a’r rhaeadr talaf yn Ne Cymru.
 
 
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Caitlin in Brecon July 24, 2018    No Comments Caitlin in Brecon

The decision to study Textiles at Cardiff Met was a very easy one for me to make – It’s perfectly situated on the doorstep of the Brecon Beacons.

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Grads July 6, 2018    No Comments Grads

The memory of being surrounded by my amazing friends from the past three years and graduating in the city that I love will stay with me for the rest of my life.

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Drama Society July 4, 2018    No Comments Drama Society

Here are five ways in which the Cardiff Met drama society has taught me new things and opened my mind to experiences I’d never considered!

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Tegan July 1, 2018    No Comments Tegan

I needed time to decide what I wanted to do. The option of clearing allowed me to do that and it all fell into place – I couldn’t be happier at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

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Matt in the lab July 1, 2018    No Comments Matt in the lab

I’ve had an amazing first year studying Biomedical Science at Cardiff Met, and I so thankful that I took the time to go through clearing.

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Anisha at Cyncoed June 30, 2018    No Comments Anisha at Cyncoed

A-Levels were not for me, as I struggle with exams. I managed to persevere though and, thanks to clearing, here I am now studying Primary Education at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

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Zen June 26, 2018    No Comments Zen

I can absolutely say that the decision to study at Cardiff Met as an international student has been one of the best I have ever made.

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Cheri Powell June 25, 2018    No Comments Cheri Powell

I have faced many challenges on my journey as a mature student at Cardiff Met, but I’ve also learned many new skills in order to cope with these.

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Tom winning an award June 12, 2018    No Comments Tom winning an award

Dear Tom, I’m writing this to you, my 2015 self, at the end of my three years studying Product Design at Cardiff Met. University is going to be amazing!

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Hannah Taylor June 1, 2018    No Comments Hannah Taylor

My life didn’t go the way I had originally planned, but thanks to clearing and one small phone interview, I’m in a city I love and on a course I enjoy which really pushes me.

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Drama soc May 24, 2018    No Comments Drama soc

As my time at Cardiff Met comes to an end, it’s time for me to reflect. I’ve had many amazing experiences, but my highlight without a doubt has been my time with the drama society.

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Jon May 14, 2018    No Comments Jon

In 2015 as a first year Sport and PE student, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to visit Lusaka, Zambia for seven and a half weeks as part of the Cardiff Met Zambia Project.
I worked as a coach and PE teacher at a community school with two other British university students. Our …

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tess May 10, 2018    No Comments tess

I was unsure about my future career goals before university. The only thing I was certain of was my fascination with Psychology. That’s what encouraged me to apply to study at Cardiff Met.

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Naima on placement May 8, 2018    No Comments Naima on placement

I have returned from my Go Wales work experience full of enthusiasm for my chosen career path. Now I’m even more determined to complete my Biomedical Science degree at Cardiff Met and move on to the next step!

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Rachael in Jordan May 4, 2018    No Comments Rachael in Jordan

From swimming in the Dead Sea and rubbing shoulders with royalty to spending my Easter weekend volunteering at a Gaza refugee camp, my trip to Jordan as a Cardiff Met Environmental Health student is an experience that I will never forget.

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Lois at an event May 2, 2018    No Comments Lois at an event

As part of the Events Management degree at Cardiff Met our lecturers encouraged us to go out and seek a range of work experiences to help us gain real life experience of the events industry. I didn’t realise it then but my placement would lead to my future career!

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Millie at the colliery April 19, 2018    No Comments Millie at the colliery

I’ve been on work placement with a local historical group while studying my Creative Writing course at Cardiff Met. It’s been great, and it’s helped me loads with figuring out my ideal career path.

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Rebecca Harvey April 18, 2018    No Comments Rebecca Harvey

When I saw an advert online for the job of a support worker while I was looking for part-time work alongside my Health and Social Care course at Cardiff Met I decided to go for it.

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Lille being welcomed in Rajasthan April 10, 2018    No Comments Lille being welcomed in Rajasthan

India has been on my ‘to visit’ list for as long as I can remember. So when the opportunity arose to go on a field trip to Rajasthan as part of my Artist Designer: Maker course at Cardiff Met, I was pretty ecstatic.

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Cadi Jones April 6, 2018    No Comments Cadi Jones

Practical and theoretical are the two words I’d use to describe my Food Science and Technology course at Cardiff Met. Here’s why I love it so much…

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Chelsea and Team March 20, 2018    No Comments Chelsea and Team

Earlier this month my team from the Cardiff Met Marketing Management course were chosen as one of 11 from across the entire UK to go through to the Pitch 2018 marketing challenge finals. Here’s how it went…

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Playing tennis March 13, 2018    No Comments Playing tennis

I attended my first wheelchair tennis camp in June last year, and currently I am the number 1 junior female in Great Britain and overall number 38 female junior in the world – and studying psychology at Cardiff Met has helped me get there.

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Elin Rees February 28, 2018    No Comments Elin Rees

Sweden’s coastal city of Gothenburg has been my home since mid-January when I moved here from Cardiff Met to spend some time studying Ceramics at Gothenburg University through the Erasmus scheme.

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Heledd Evans February 27, 2018    No Comments Heledd Evans

One of the reasons I love studying Fine Art at Cardiff Met is that no two days are the same!

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