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#TeamCardiff fundraisers take on Cardiff Half Marathon

#TeamCardiff fundraisers take on Cardiff Half Marathon

3 October 2022

On Sunday 2 October, around 70 alumni, students and staff ran the Cardiff Half Marathon to raise money for Cardiff University research as part of #TeamCardiff. They’re aiming to raise £25,000 for neuroscience and mental health, and cancer research.
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Changing lanes in your career – Bossing It

Changing lanes in your career – Bossing It

30 September 2022

Making a career change can be a daunting prospect, but also incredibly rewarding. We spoke to some of our alumni who have successfully taken a leap of faith to a totally new career path.
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My flash mentoring experience – Esther Morris (BA 2018)

My flash mentoring experience – Esther Morris (BA 2018)

22 September 2022

In March, Esther Morris (BA 2018) a Senior Account Executive at Nelson Bostock Ultd, took part in our annual flash mentoring scheme for Cardiff’s alumnae – Womentoring. Esther was matched with fellow alumna Rebecca Harris (BA 2008), Senior Commercial Manager at The Walt Disney Company. Esther shares her experiences of the programme and the benefits she found from being matched with a mentor.

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Running for mental health research – Gethin Bennett

Running for mental health research – Gethin Bennett

20 September 2022

Gethin Bennett (LLB 2015, PgDip 2016) is running the Cardiff Half Marathon in October in memory of his father, who he lost to depression in 2007. Gethin caught the running bug whilst studying abroad in 2016 and has run the half marathon twice previously. He shares his tips for those thinking of getting into running as well as what he’s looking forward to on the day.
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Completing my PgDip whilst living with Endometriosis – For Alumni, By Alumni

Completing my PgDip whilst living with Endometriosis – For Alumni, By Alumni

12 September 2022

Nickie Broadbent (PgDip 2022) is a Neonatal Medicine graduate who was diagnosed with Endometriosis in 2014. She shares her experience of completing her degree during the pandemic whilst managing her condition, the benefits of remote learning, and her advice to others who may be experiencing Endometriosis.
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Tooting your own horn – Bossing It

Tooting your own horn – Bossing It

29 July 2022

We’ve spoken to some of our successful graduates who have provided their top tips on why it’s a positive thing to ‘Toot your own horn’!
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Queen’s Birthday Honours – 2022

Queen’s Birthday Honours – 2022

22 June 2022

Members of the Cardiff University alumni community have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
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Remembering Reesh – saying yes to life and running Cardiff Half Marathon

Remembering Reesh – saying yes to life and running Cardiff Half Marathon

25 May 2022

Laura Stephenson (BA 2008) has signed up to run Cardiff Half Marathon in October in memory of her friend Areesha. She’s raising money for Cardiff University’s cancer research and was inspired by her friend’s strength in the face of a devastating diagnosis, and ‘say yes to everything’ attitude.
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Get your foot in the door – Bossing It

Get your foot in the door – Bossing It

23 May 2022

Starting out in the ‘real world’ after graduating can seem daunting, and finding (and securing) that perfect job, like an impossible task. We’ve spoken to Cardiff alumni who hit the ground running in carving out their career paths as recent graduates. Here are their top tips for getting your foot in the door…
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Womentoring ‘22 – Connecting Cardiff’s alumnae through mentoring

Womentoring ‘22 – Connecting Cardiff’s alumnae through mentoring

27 April 2022

During March, to celebrate Women’s History Month we ran our annual flash mentoring event for Cardiff’s alumnae, Womentoring. We brought together 22 carefully selected successful Cardiff alumnae as mentors, to share their valuable experience and expertise with more than 60 early-career mentees.
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