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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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What is an eisteddfod?

What is an eisteddfod?

29 June 2018

An eisteddfod is a festival of literature, music and performance which celebrates the language and culture of Wales – and often a competitive event, with choirs, poets, singers, musicians and dancers performing in pursuit of prizes.
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Celebrating you

Celebrating you

28 June 2018

“In life, we can be selfish in many ways,” writes entrepreneur Lyndon Wood. “We try not to be selfish by giving.” Lyndon’s message set the tone for Cardiff Day, a highlight of the University calendar where Cardiff donors, fundraisers and volunteers are invited to receive a heart-felt thank you and hear about the impact of their contributions. 
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The NHS at 70: “An experience not available in any textbook” – Alex Gordon (Medicine 2014-)

The NHS at 70: “An experience not available in any textbook” – Alex Gordon (Medicine 2014-)

28 June 2018

In one way or another I’ve been a part of the National Health Service (NHS) since 2012, having started my career as an Auxiliary Nurse prior to beginning my studies at Cardiff’s School of Medicine.
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What’s the best gig you went to during your time at Cardiff University?

What’s the best gig you went to during your time at Cardiff University?

22 June 2018

When you come to university, your education doesn’t start and stop at the lecture theatre door. For many of us, coming to Cardiff heralded a musical revolution – the soundtrack to our student years made up of whichever big name bands happened to be passing through the Students’ Union at the time.
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Why I run: Nicola’s #TeamCardiff story

Why I run: Nicola’s #TeamCardiff story

4 June 2018

#TeamCardiff runners are already preparing to take on the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. We asked Nicola Benallick, Cardiff University staff member and third time #TeamCardiff member, to tell us a bit more about why she’s running and her preparation regime.
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Examined Life: Chris Jackson (BSc 2002)

Examined Life: Chris Jackson (BSc 2002)

31 May 2018

Chris Jackson (BSc 2002) is the award-winning Royal photographer for Getty Images, one of the world’s leading photo agencies.
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