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Over a third of the Members of the Senedd are former Cardiff University students or staff

Over a third of the Members of the Senedd are former Cardiff University students or staff

24 May 2021

Of the 60 Members of the sixth Senedd, 22 have close links to Cardiff University and are either alumni, Honorary Fellows, or former staff members.
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Creating a happier work environment in a post-pandemic world

Creating a happier work environment in a post-pandemic world

19 May 2021

Cardiff University alumna, Megan Wesley (BA 2015) is cofounder and director at Libratum, a ‘wellness in the workplace’ company she created with her mum before COVID-19 hit. Megan explains why now, more than ever, wellbeing is so important and shares some of her top tips for employees and employers to help them create a positive place to work.
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Why I joined a start-up (and why you should too) – For Alumni, By Alumni

Why I joined a start-up (and why you should too) – For Alumni, By Alumni

13 May 2021

Alex Moir (BA 2018) is a marketing executive who, after graduating and working in bars in London to make ends meet, landed his dream job by taking a chance on a start-up company. Here he explains why he thinks start-ups can be a great way to get your career going.
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10 tips to put the fun back in fundraising

10 tips to put the fun back in fundraising

6 May 2021

COVID-19 rules across many parts of the UK and the world are changing. Many of us are starting to venture out into the world of doing stuff and, to help get you going, we’ve got some simple (and easy) fundraising ideas.
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Sign up for #5kMay

Sign up for #5kMay

29 April 2021

This month, the creators of the 5k lockdown challenge, Run For Heroes, have launched a new virtual running event, #5kMay. Find out how to support Cardiff University research by participating in your own 5k this May.
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Meet the new Head of the School of Engineering

Meet the new Head of the School of Engineering

28 April 2021

After twelve years at the School of Engineering, Professor Jianzhong Wu was appointed Head of the School in September 2020, amid the pandemic. We spoke to him about leading the School through these challenging times, his priorities, and ambitions for the future.
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Sisters in business – a force to bee reckoned with

Sisters in business – a force to bee reckoned with

28 April 2021

Sisters Gillian Nimmo (BSc 1985) and Jane Nimmo (BSc 1986) studied the same course at Cardiff University over 30 years ago and recently teamed up to run a small eco-friendly business called Let It Bee, selling sustainable skincare products, soaps and other hive products. They work straight out of their kitchens, with the help of thousands of buzzing bees.
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Restoring Kenyan Coastal Forests – For Alumni, By Alumni

Restoring Kenyan Coastal Forests – For Alumni, By Alumni

16 April 2021

A group of Cardiff alumni have started their own charity called the Little Environmental Action Foundation. Freddie Harvey Williams (BSc 2014) writes about his journey towards conservation and working with his friends from Cardiff.
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Examined Life: Dr Darren Freebury-Jones

Examined Life: Dr Darren Freebury-Jones

16 April 2021

Dr Darren Freebury-Jones (BA 2010, MA 2012, PhD 2016) is a triple Cardiff alumnus and a popular Shakespeare lecturer in Stratford-upon-Avon. His passion has led to some surprising discoveries about the world of literature. He explains why he chose to dedicate himself to the Bard, and the lessons he’s learned along the way.
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New Welsh Language Strategy launched

New Welsh Language Strategy launched

25 March 2021

The University has recently launched a new Welsh Language Strategy which will focus on celebrating, championing and connecting with the Welsh language across all aspects of University life. The strategy gives a clear and defined cultural and community agenda, designed to complement and actively contribute to the University’s overarching research, teaching and international ambitions.
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