July 28, 2016     No Comments

Changing home, leaving your family & friends and starting University in a different country is not easy, but it is better with some help from those who have already experienced this situation! If you are an international student and feeling nervous about applying to Cardiff Met, my only advice for you is not to be nervous at all! I know everything is completely new here but Cardiff Met will make you feel at home.

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July 26, 2016     No Comments

Private halls are much like the halls provided by Cardiff Metropolitan University on campus, however the ones on campus are mainly offered to first year students. After your first year you have to search for new accommodation such as living in a shared house, or moving in to privately-managed halls (this means halls run by another company, not by the Uni). During second year I was in a shared house with my boyfriend and two friends but after this experience, I can now see the benefits and the ease of staying in halls!

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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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