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Growing the knowledge economy

Growing the knowledge economy

28 April 2017

Outstanding PhD student researchers from Cardiff’s Doctoral Academy came together with Cardiff University alumni in London for Growing the Knowledge Economy – A showcase of the ‘rising stars of research’ at Cardiff University. The evening began with a gallery called Images of Research, a selection of images from Doctoral researchers at Cardiff University. The images encapsulate the innovative
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TEDx talks to Cardiff

TEDx talks to Cardiff

28 April 2017

Last week, the popular TEDx series returned to Cardiff for the first time since 2015, with a line-up including alumni Dr Mark Taubert (PgDip 2007, MSc 2010) and Dr Pete Burnap (PhD 2010) as well as Head of Cardiff’s School of Law and Politics, Professor René Lindstädt. TEDx, a global series of innovative public lectures
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Martin Lewis (PgDip 1998)

Martin Lewis (PgDip 1998)

24 April 2017

Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis OBE (PgDip 1998) did a postgrad diploma in broadcast journalism at JOMEC in 1997-8. In 2003 he set up MoneySavingExpert.com for £100. It soon became – and continues to be – the UK’s biggest consumer help website, with more than 14m monthly users. He is currently the site’s Executive Chair.
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Meet #TeamCardiff – Tom Reeder

Meet #TeamCardiff – Tom Reeder

19 April 2017

Tom Reeder (BA 2016,  International Public Relations & Global Communications Management 2016-) is running the Cardiff University / Cardiff Half Marathon to raise funds for neuroscience and mental health research. I’m unfit, and have been unfit for a long while – that’s my first reason for deciding to run. I’ve always preferred exercising outside, but I
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Meet #TeamCardiff – Hannah Sterritt

Meet #TeamCardiff – Hannah Sterritt

12 April 2017

Hannah Sterritt (BMus 2015) shares her experience of training for the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon and using the Cardiff Bay 10k as motivation to kick start her training. For the last four years I have been a dedicated spectator and cheerleader at the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon, resolutely announcing after each race that ‘I’m definitely going to
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Varsity returns to the Welsh capital

Varsity returns to the Welsh capital

29 March 2017

The annual competition between Cardiff University and Swansea University began as a rugby match in 1997 and has grown into the second biggest varsity competition in the UK (only behind Oxford and Cambridge). The inaugural Welsh Varsity Match was played 20 years ago, at the home of Cardiff Rugby Football Club, Cardiff Arms Park. Between
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Callum Drummond (BSc 2016)

Callum Drummond (BSc 2016)

21 March 2017

Callum Drummond (BSc 2016) is the founder of Bula Batiki Coconut Oil, a non-profit project producing coconut oil in Fiji to sell in the UK. Callum was supported in his start-up enterprise by Santander Universities and Cardiff University Enterprise & Start-Up via the Spark competition. I chose to study at Cardiff because of its location
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The running diaries #TeamCardiff 2017

The running diaries #TeamCardiff 2017

17 March 2017

Alex Norton (BA 2015) shares his latest musings on running, Morrissey and meeting his fellow #TeamCardiff runners in his latest running diary. In the form of this disclaimer, I give you fair warning that a gloomy paragraph or two lie ahead. But persist, dear reader, as I promise uplifting words ahead. For the aspiring runner,
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Cardiff University alumnus shortlisted at the British Council’s Alumni Awards

Cardiff University alumnus shortlisted at the British Council’s Alumni Awards

8 March 2017

Dr Ruth Banomyong (PhD 2001), an associate professor at Thammasat University, was nominated in the Professional Achievement category at the British Council’s Alumni Awards, the annual awards that ‘celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education’ . Dr Ruth shares what led him to choose to study
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Last chance to take the Alumni Insight Survey

Last chance to take the Alumni Insight Survey

24 February 2017

The Alumni Insight Survey is closing in just a few days’ time – don’t miss out on sharing your views and help Cardiff University plan for the future. Over the past month, we have received invaluable feedback from thousands of Cardiff graduates who have taken the time to complete Cardiff’s Alumni Insight Survey. We are
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