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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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Daisy in Cardiff gardens

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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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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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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Before deciding to come and study in the UK, I’d been working for a company for three years. It had come to a point where I wanted to make a change in my life, either with a change of career, or further study. Studying in the UK had always been one of my dreams, and when I received the news that I had been awarded the scholarship, my dream came true.

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Ed - Psychology student

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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Rhythm Jain on Work Placement at Nestle

My name is Rhythm Jain, I am from India and I am studying the MSc Food Science and Technology at Cardiff Metropolitan University. After researching UK universities, I decided on the course at Cardiff Met, as it felt like it was tailor made for me, and perfectly suited everything that I wanted to learn.

I have thoroughly enjoyed studying the course and I’ve had an amazing time.

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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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Halyna

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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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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I knew I wanted to move away from my home city for university, but it took me a while to figure out where to go. Eventually I chose to move to Wales and study at Cardiff Met Uni – this was great because I was not only able to move to a different city, but also move to a new country!

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Natalie

When I told people that I was planning on going back to university, aged 29, some were overwhelmingly supportive, but some couldn’t understand why I would leave a promising career to go and study again. Here’s why I did it.

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On Pen Y Fan

I was born in Ghana and lived in London until I decided to come to Cardiff Met for uni. I’ve been studying in the Welsh capital for nearly three years now, and I love it! Here’s why…

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Uni life can be great. You get to meet lots of new people, have your own independence and be who you want to be. On the other hand, as well as all the good things, it can be super stressful. If you feel this way at any point, please don’t suffer in silence.

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Jason at the track

For a lot of people going to university, sport is a big part of their lives. I happen to be one of them – I’m an athlete who specialises in the 100m and 200m. One of my biggest worries coming to university was how I was going to be able to do well academically whilst trying to get better at my sport.

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Most people wake up and dread their commute, whether that is to get in to work or to Uni, but part of the charm of studying at Cardiff Met is that I get to walk through the beautiful Bute Park to arrive at my final destination – the Llandaff Campus. Before my lecture starts, I usually have just enough time to meet my course mates in the Gallery Café for an all important caffeine fix.

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