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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April 12, 2016     No Comments



My goals when I started University were; to have fun, make friends and get good grades – so far it’s going great! I am pretty sure that everyone’s goals will be very similar, so I thought I would write something a bit different to the usual ‘student advice’ posts, and instead talk about what not to do when starting University!

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March 14, 2016     No Comments



22-year-old first year Education Studies student Gethin Stedman went travelling in Asia before starting at Cardiff Met. Here he tells us what life is like living in student halls on Cardiff Met’s Cyncoed campus, and how he has settled in since moving out of his parent’s home in Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire.

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