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Thinking about going to university is one of the most important, and exciting choices you will ever have to make. Our talks tackle some of the key issues facing you over the coming year.
When? 9.00am - 3.30pmWhere? Room 0.52, off Main Building Reception Area
Where will you live? What choices do you have and how much will it all cost? Who can you turn to for help and advice at University? This talk covers the Cardiff guarantee for student accommodation and explores the range, quality and cost of residences on offer at Cardiff in addition to what support services are available at Cardiff.
When? 9.00am - 3.30pmWhere? Room 0.53, off Main Building Reception Area
What are tuition fees and who will be paying what and when? Where does your money come from, and how will you manage on a student budget? A practical look at how real students cope with their finances, highlighting some of the common pitfalls encountered by students (so that you can avoid them!). This talk is for undergraduate courses including Medicine and Dentistry.
When? 10.00amWhere? Large Shandon Lecture Theatre, Main Building,
When? 2.00pmWhere? Lecture Theatre 2, Tower Building
What funding can you apply for and how do you apply for it? How much are tuition fees for NHS funded courses and how are they paid for? What additional funding could you be eligible for based on your personal circumstances? This talk explores student funding and looks at realistic budgeting to help students manage their income. Please note this session is designed for students of the schools of Healthcare Studies and Nursing & Midwifery. The main Student Finance talk (above) is most suitable for those interested in Medicine and Dentistry.
When? 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.15pm, 2.00pmWhere? Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Main Building
When an admissions tutor reads your application, what are they really looking for? Our insider’s guide to the application process will help you impress.
When? 10.00am, 11.00am, 12 noon, 1.00pm, 2.00pmWhere? The Great Hall, Students’ Union
Students give you their views on life in Cardiff. Find out what the Students' Union has to offer you, what students do all day and what life is really like at one of the UK’s most popular universities from the people who really know.
When? 10.00am, 1.00pm and 2.00pmWhere? Wallace Lecture Theatre, Main Building
Why do over 30,000 students apply to Cardiff University each year? This session will provide information about the new student facilities at Cardiff, what life in the capital city of Wales is really like and how our graduates can look forward to one of the highest graduate employment rates in the UK. Visiting students and parents, will have the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of university staff and students at the end of the talk.
When? 11.15am - 12.15pmWhere? Room 1.30, Cardiff Law School
This session will focus on recent developments at Cardiff University. Teachers and Career Advisers are welcome to ask questions about issues of interest to them, for example entry requirements, the UCAS application form, or the tuition fees situation in Wales.
When? 11.00amWhere? Wallace Lecture Theatre, Main Building
Will sport be important to you during your time at University? If so, please attend this session which will outline details of our sporting structure, all our sports facilities and sports bursaries, as well as student participation opportunities ranging from Intra Mural Games to representing Cardiff University in competitive Wednesday afternoon BUCS fixtures.
When? 12 noonWhere? Wallace Lecture Theatre, Main Building
Interested in developing your rugby talent whilst studying for your degree? Come along to a new session on Cardiff University Rugby Club to hear more about the strengths of the club and what the University can offer you...
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