Amy Roberts
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The Sport & Physical Education course seemed an easy choice for me, having previous experience working with children and young people it allowed me to undertake a degree in something I massively enjoy.

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I’m Cardiff born and Cardiff bred. With this great sporting university quite literally on my doorstep, it was a no-brainer to apply here for a course in coaching, which is something I have a real passion for.

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Whatever your reasons for going to University, when you come out the other side, there is one thing you are thinking about; Employability. Fortunately for me, the environmental health course at Cardiff Met helped me out on my career path.

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Whilst studying A-Level, I was not sure what I wanted to do next. I knew I wanted to do something different, challenging and something with good career prospects which brought me across Environmental Health at Cardiff Met.

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Now that my time studying Sport & Exercise Science (SES) has come to a hastily end due to the pandemic, I have found myself spending lockdown looking back at my three years at Cardiff Met.  If you would have asked me four years ago whether I wanted to go to university I wouldn’t have …

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COVID has really changed how I had pictured my first year to end, post-exam celebrations and picnics in the parks, hiring bikes to explore the city and maybe even a trip to the sea. I like to tell myself it would have been raining anyway, it is Wales after all! Instead I’m sat at …

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Hi my name is Hannah, I have recently completed my degree at Cardiff Met studying Speech and Language Therapy. I am now about to start work as an Adult Speech and Language Therapist working with adults who have communication difficulties as a result of a stroke or a degenerative disease such as Parkinson’s disease.

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After finishing school, I felt I needed a break. That break turned into 9 years working as a teacher assistant. Whilst working, that longing of obtaining a degree never left me, so when the job came to an end, I finally took the jump to apply for university.

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My Biomedical Science clearing success story with Cardiff Met
A level Results day 2019 did not go to plan for me, however, so much success came out of the process of clearing that led me to join Cardiff Met and study Biomedical Science.

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Hi, my name is Nokhuthula and I’ve just graduated with a First-class Honours degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from Cardiff Metropolitan University.

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For everyone, results day is one of the most daunting days of the year. Having found out I had not meet the grades for my firm (or insurance!), I felt the pressure to find a university course quickly. I was completely lost on what to do when I thought of Biomedical Science. I had never looked into this before so this was very much an impulse decision but definitely the right one.

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I have just received my final degree results after studying Speech and Language Therapy at Cardiff Met meaning that I am now a fully qualified Speech and Language Therapist (I still can’t believe that I can say that!).

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As I approached graduation from the BSc Complementary Healthcare degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University in 2019, I couldn’t help but think ‘what comes next?’ Following completion of placements in my third year, I realised my passion for therapies was within cancer care.

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I graduated from the Sport Performance Analysis undergraduate in July of last year with 3 years of unforgettable memories, friendships and experiences. During my time on the course, a new Sport Broadcast master’s degree emerged with Joe Towns at the helm. With plenty of transferable skills, an ambition to further my education and an interest in the field, I signed up, and was accepted into the 2019/20 cohort.

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June 26, 2020    No Comments

After sixth form, I knew I wanted to go uni, but not what to do. I decided I wanted to do something with food, so I looked at food degrees and found the Food Science and Technology degree at Cardiff Met.

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What is environmental health? That is exactly what I had in mind before my prior career of working in kitchens. After three years of working in kitchens, environmental health was still on my mind.

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Since arriving at Cardiff Met I have been supported and given many opportunities to prosper in my studies – ranging from gathering both academic knowledge & expertise and applying them in a real-world setting to being awarded a progression award for academic performance in my first year.

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Hey guys, I’m Audrey and I’m a level 5 student here at Cardiff Met. My blog is to give you a little insight into my experience so far on the Sport, PE and Health degree and all that it has to offer!

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Plas Gwyn is self-catered accommodation for Cardiff Met students studying on Llandaff campus. Flats contains eight rooms, each with desk, wardrobe and shelf space (and my favourite part the mini fridge). The en-suite, although tiny, has a shower, sink and toilet.

The kitchen is substantial in size, though if eight were …

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When I was thinking about what to study at Uni all I knew was that I loved anything to do with sport, I liked the idea of working in a managerial position and that one day I wanted to start my own business.

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Ellie NIAC March 16, 2020    No Comments Ellie NIAC

I graduated from Sport and Exercise Science last July. My 3 years studying at Cardiff Met were the best years of my life so far. The course was diverse and interesting, and I was able to tailor my degree to suit my strengths. In second and third year I specialised in Exercise Psychology, Sport …

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I was welcomed back into education with open arms by Cardiff Metropolitan University which left me questioning why I hadn’t come here the first time around.

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Hi, I’m Jade and I study Environmental Health BSc (Hons) at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
When I tell people that I study Environmental Health they think I just work with food and issue those “green sticky” numbers you put on take away windows, but it is so much more than that. The field covers so …

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Since arriving at Cardiff Met back in 2017, I have been hit with endless opportunities from playing competitive netball undergoing a challenging training programme to being able to excel in my degree- gaining knowledge and experience surrounding PE teaching, becoming a student ambassador and to being a course representative.

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My name is Munetsi Masisimani and I am a third year Podiatry student.
Former Wales international rugby union player turned extreme endurance athlete, Richard Parks, approached Cardiff Metropolitan University’s Podiatry students to come up with an insole to support his skiing expedition in the Antarctic. His mission was to try and break the fastest …

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When I finished my A-levels, I had no idea what I wanted to do next in my life, let alone knowing where. While spending a year away from studying, I decided to apply to Cardiff Met and do a Psychology degree.
The reason I chose Cardiff Met was because I was hugely impressed by …

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January 28, 2020    No Comments

So, why Cardiff? It started when I visited the open day, I really liked the friendly feel of the campus, the people and the sport/dance facilities.

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During my first year on the Environmental Health degree I knew I wanted to build on my experience. I decided to look for work placements that would help me build skills by putting into practice what I learnt on the course.

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When I arrived at Cardiff Met in my first year, I had no idea the amount of opportunities that would be offered to me. Their focus on developing practical skills and emphasis on gaining hands on experience to test them out has been a huge influence on developing my confidence as a potential psychologist and has definitely made me more employable once I graduate.

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My name is Keely Brookes and I graduated from the MSc Health Psychology programme in 2010, after completing the psychology undergraduate programme in 2009.After graduating from the psychology programme I wanted to focus on a specific area of psychology that I felt would be applicable in whichever field I would eventually go into. I …

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Before coming to Cardiff Met I didn’t know that Healthcare Science existed, let alone that it would be the degree I chose to study! Whilst similar to Biomedical Science, the degree has several clinical training placements, is fully funded by the Welsh NHS and allowed me to specialise within my second year. I struggled …

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Although not everybody at university will experience homesickness, it is a completely normal part of moving away from home, especially if you’re moving away for the first time. You may feel homesick after leaving your family, friends and home comforts – but fear not, I have a couple of tips to hopefully help you …

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Applying to study Sport Broadcast MSc at Cardiff Met was the best decision I’ve ever made. Although it was scary returning to university having completed my undergraduate degree in 2016, but as soon as I started, I knew I’d made the right decision. I learnt loads of new digital skills and while I found …

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My name is Vicky Meah and I was a student at Cardiff Met for just under 9 years… It all started in 2009 with a BSc Sport and Exercise Science and finished in 2018 with a PhD in Exercise Physiology.

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Now that my time studying Sport and Physical Education (SPE) has come to an end, I find myself reminiscing on the past three years, looking back fondly on the experiences, opportunities and the memories that will stay with me forever.

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Throughout my A Levels I was set on studying Physiotherapy at university, however after numerous applications (and zero offers of acceptance!) I decided to take a year out to figure out if it was really what I wanted to do.

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2015 – The year I received those all-important A Level results that would determine whether I would be accepted into university or not.

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Having the chance to visit India and the Lovely Professional University (LPU) was an opportunity that I am thankful I did not miss. The team of faculty looking after us, was very hospitable and made us feel like we were VIPs, facilitating our every wish (the practical ones anyway).

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Student Ben Stevens July 30, 2019    No Comments Student Ben Stevens

My name is Ben Stevens, I was a student at Cardiff Met for 4 years where I achieved a BSc in Biomedical Sciences with Health, Exercise and Nutrition and recently, an MRes in Biomedical Science.
When I was in Sixth form studying for my A levels, I was convinced that I wanted to …

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If you had asked me on the first day of university what I wanted to do in the future, I would have said I wanted to be a Physiotherapist, with the dream of running out on the pitch at the Principality stadium, not to have a burning interest in strength and conditioning and the theoretical research side of sports science; with an aim of one day completing a PHD.

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SCRAM students Emma and Eloise July 29, 2019    No Comments SCRAM students Emma and Eloise

We are Eloise and Emma and we have recently graduated from 3 years at Cardiff Met studying SCRAM. Over the past 3 years we have learnt so much from the course, made connections for future careers alongside gaining valuable experience within strength and conditioning, Rehabilitation and massage.

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Surprisingly my first steps into the ‘world’ of psychology stemmed from a keen interest in sports. Up until sixth form I had very little experience or understanding of psychology in its general sense.

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Originally, I had no intention of going to university, I was 22 and in a dead-end call centre job. On the advice of a friend, who was studying at Cardiff Met, I checked their clearing page and found there were available places on the BSc in Psychology.

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Student Ben Holdaway on the hockey pitch July 25, 2019    No Comments Student Ben Holdaway on the hockey pitch

Cardiff has been my home for the past five years, after I transitioned straight from school into an undergrad in BSc Sport Coaching. I was immediately sold on Cardiff Met after attending an open day whilst I was in sixth form.

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Coming to Wales to study was not part of my plan, as I was focused on universities in England. However, now, after finishing my first year I couldn’t imagine myself anywhere but Cardiff Met!

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July 12, 2019    No Comments

My name is Gemma Price and I am the founder of women’s boxing club Boxing Pretty, part of the management team at Llanrumney Phoenix Boxing Club and almost a 3rd year Sport Management student at Cardiff Met.

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July 4, 2019    No Comments

The Sport & PE course, and Uni life in general, will push you to your limits and take you out your comfort zones. But just remember, it’s all part of the process and you really are in control of your own journey.

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June 26, 2019    No Comments

My name is Naomi Davies and I am currently a secondary school Physical Education teacher at Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni.

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