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Giving blood in Cardiff

Posted by Hayley Taylor

Having started donating blood back home in Leicester, I was really pleased when I got to Cardiff and realised how easy the process is here! There are regular mobile blood banks that come to the students union and up to the Heath campus, and it’s really convenient to sign up for an appointment and pop in during a lunch break.… Read More

Winter is on its way!

Posted by Nicolas Pottier Blogger

It’s that time of the year when the days are getting shorter and shorter and when you start and leave university in the dark. It’s the time when the temperatures drop and all you feel like doing is staying in bed under your 15 Tog duvet.… Read More

Hello! My name is…

Posted by Hayley Taylor

‘Hello! My name is Hayley Taylor and I’m a 3rd year medical student.’ I can’t even begin to imagine how many times I’ve had to say this sentence after nearly 8 weeks on placement at the Royal Glamorgan hospital! I’m about to start the last week of my ‘oncology and surgery’ block and to be honest I feel mentally like I’ve been dragged through a hedge backwards!… Read More

Baby it’s cold outside…

Posted by Hayley Taylor

‘Baby it’s cold outside’…
One of my favourite Christmas songs, but also what I say to my friends every morning as soon as I step out of my front door. It’s got to that time of year again where the weather has most definitely ‘turned’, and it never fails to come as a shock to me when it happens!… Read More

Another year older…

Posted by Hayley Taylor

So, 3rd year! Can’t believe I’m saying that already… As medicine is a five year course I’m not graduating this year, but it does mean I get to be out in hospitals on placement for most of the year instead of in lectures for the first time.… Read More

Interview Tips!

Posted by Kailea Turner

Remember when I said I got a job from my first interview? I thought I could share some tips with you to help you for yours. Some of them are probably really straight forward, and in that case feel free to ignore, but some of them might just be what you need to land the job, so listen close caterpillar (god I am even talking like an sorta-adult know, gross)

So, as I am sure you know, first impressions are key in an interview.… Read More

Graduation Station

Posted by Kailea Turner

Feeling a bit like Alice fallen down the rabbit hole at the minute. Adulthood – it’s hard. What is even harder? MEASURING YOUR HEAD FOR YOUR GRADUATION CAP. Stupid thing to get upset over, I know. But seriously, feels a little bit like I am trying to measure how much my brain has grown over the last three years at Uni.… Read More

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