Tag Archives: Christmas

Who thought January exams would be a good idea?

Posted by Jackson Li

Christmas is fast approaching and, although everyone is buzzing to get home for the holidays, there’s something lurking in the back of your mind. January exams lurk around the corner threatening to ruin the holiday season, it really is a shame that we have to worry about revising when we are trying to unwind and enjoy some family time – perhaps picking up a few shifts to struggle back to the surface of our overdraft.… Read More

Christmas in the country

Posted by Eleanor Brooks Roadshow Blogger

Going home for Christmas for me includes some kind of culture shock. As I find myself having to adjust back to life in the dark (how have I lived without streetlights!?) and chilly English countryside. Admittedly my adjustment will not be as extreme as some international students, but it still takes some getting used to.… Read More

Seasons Greetings

Posted by Nicolas Pottier Blogger

Sandy BeachThe greatest thing about university is meeting people from around the world. University is such a big melting pot that by the time a semester ends and you head home, you’ve diluted your accent to the point that your home friends and family start to worry.… Read More

A well deserved break

Posted by Nicolas Pottier Blogger

Many of my French friends and family will describe me, as “maman poule” which literally translated is mother hen. I am not sure if it has the same meaning in English but as a hen would protect its eggs by covering them, I will make sure everyone around me is happy and well taken care off.… Read More

Christmas is coming…

Posted by Nicolas Pottier Blogger

Last week marked the first of Cardiff’s Christmas celebrations. From the lighting of the streets, to the opening of both the Christmas market and winter wonderland, one would say it is time to start planning the presents and blasting the Christmas music around.… Read More

Fröhliche Weihnachten!

Posted by Tom Coope

The festive season is underway with doors of advent calendars flying open as the countdown begins. As each day passes, more decorations festoon windows and radios are turned louder as those annoyingly catchy Christmas songs begin to dominate the airwaves. Not only does this mean it’s getting closer to hanging a stocking at the end of the bed, but for weary students feeling the effects of a long first semester, it’s nearly time to go home for a well-deserved rest.… Read More

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