Jenny Evans
BA Textiles
Jenny Evans September 18, 2017    No Comments Jenny Evans

I’ve been blogging for Cardiff Met since my second year at uni and I highly recommend it! Here are four reasons why…

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Keeping your wardrobe looking fresh on a student budget can be a challenge – here are five sustainable ways to revive it!

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March 16, 2017    No Comments

Being more employable is the reason we all go to university – but it’s not just about getting a degree. Here are my top 5 ways to get more from your time at Cardiff Met.

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I had the most incredible time exploring the cities of Jaipur and Udaipur with a mix of students from Cardiff School of Art and Design – here’s a brief summary of what the trip was like.

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February 14, 2017    No Comments

For students on a budget who want to be more eco-friendly, it can be difficult to know where to start. Here are a few ways we can all easily reduce our environmental impacts, even on a small budget.

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October 24, 2016    No Comments

University is probably one of the first times that you’ll have to cook and shop for yourself on a full time basis. Having to juggle all of your own cooking, cleaning, washing up and food shopping, as well as studying and balancing a social life can be pretty daunting. It’s so easy to forget that some ‘chores’ like cooking, can actually be fun, sociable and inexpensive!

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October 21, 2016    1 Comment

I looked into how much a slow cooker cost, and found one on Gumtree for just £5. I decided it was worth the investment risk, and have never looked back – it’s essentially the perfect piece of equipment for cooking cheap and easy meals whilst at University.

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September 28, 2016    No Comments

I am a 21 year old textile designer and artist, about to begin the second year of my textiles course in the Cardiff School of Art & Design. I made my first textiles piece as a goodbye gift to my Mum and took it to a gallery to be framed. They asked me to make more work for their gallery and ever since then my art career has spiralled.

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September 26, 2016    No Comments

The alarm goes off. It’s 8am on a Monday morning and I have a full day ahead of me. I like to do everything at a leisurely pace when I get up in the mornings (I am definitely not a morning person), so I get up slightly earlier than most and potter about making a packed lunch for the day and putting on make up. When I leave my flat at Liberty Court, I walk down the road to university, timing it so I can get a coffee with the other girls on the Textiles course before our lectures begin.

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