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Why I run: John Chester

Why I run: John Chester

6 October 2018

Professor John Chester is Cancer Research Theme Lead at Cardiff University. He tells us more about why he is lacing up his running shoes to take on the Cardiff Half Marathon for #TeamCardiff
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Why I run: Adrian Harwood

Why I run: Adrian Harwood

6 October 2018

Adrian Harwood is a co-director of the Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute and #TeamCardiff runner. We spoke to him about why he runs, and why you should support neuroscience and mental health research with a donation to #TeamCardiff.
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The life and times of Owain Glyn Dŵr

The life and times of Owain Glyn Dŵr

28 September 2018

Did you know that Owain Glyn Dŵr was the last Welshman to hold the title Prince of Wales?
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How offering an internship brought new perspective and enthusiasm

How offering an internship brought new perspective and enthusiasm

28 September 2018

As current student Tanya Harrington’s (Media, Journalism and Culture 2016-) internship with Cymorth Cymru came to an end, we caught up with the organisation’s Policy & External Affairs Manager Oliver Townsend (BSc 2011) about his experiences of offering workplace opportunity to the next generation of Cardiff alum.
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If I knew then what I know now – alumni advice for our 2018 freshers

If I knew then what I know now – alumni advice for our 2018 freshers

28 September 2018

This week, 8,000 people became Cardiff students. That’s 8,000 seismic moments in life – and for those far from home and entering the strange hinterland of studenthood (with all its revelations and responsibilities) these first few days can be daunting.
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Peak condition for race day – five top #TeamCardiff tips

Peak condition for race day – five top #TeamCardiff tips

21 September 2018

For our #TeamCardiff runners, Cardiff Half Marathon is fast-approaching. We asked Charlotte Arter, Performance Sport Officer at Cardiff University, Great Britain international athlete, and British 10,000m champion 2018, for her five top tips for reaching the start line in peak condition.
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Bradley’s Pride

Bradley’s Pride

28 August 2018

Bradley Birkholz (BA 2017) is an LGBT+ creator, activist, and performer – and as Pride Cymru comes to Cardiff (24-26 August), he tells us of his personal journey.
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Alumni united in cancer fight

Alumni united in cancer fight

31 July 2018

Faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis, Gareth Dunn (BA 2013)’s first thought was to fight back. With the help of a close-knit group of Cardiff alumni, he has so far raised over £99,000 for cancer research.
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Know your robes

Know your robes

16 July 2018

Graduation is the culmination of years of hard work, and the pageantry and processions rightly celebrate that. But just what is the significance of those robes? Why are some hoods different colours?
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“The city will come alive with graduation buzz”

“The city will come alive with graduation buzz”

29 June 2018

Over the past 135 years Cardiff has awarded degrees to hundreds of thousands of graduates. The rituals of Graduation Week have changed just a little since 1883, but in mid-July – as in so many summers past – the people of Wales’ capital will again stop to welcome a colourful influx of graduands, academics, friends, and family.
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