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The running diaries #TeamCardiff 2017

The running diaries #TeamCardiff 2017

17 March 2017

Alex Norton (BA 2015) shares his latest musings on running, Morrissey and meeting his fellow #TeamCardiff runners in his latest running diary. In the form of this disclaimer, I give you fair warning that a gloomy paragraph or two lie ahead. But persist, dear reader, as I promise uplifting words ahead. For the aspiring runner,
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Cardiff University alumnus shortlisted at the British Council’s Alumni Awards

Cardiff University alumnus shortlisted at the British Council’s Alumni Awards

8 March 2017

Dr Ruth Banomyong (PhD 2001), an associate professor at Thammasat University, was nominated in the Professional Achievement category at the British Council’s Alumni Awards, the annual awards that ‘celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education’ . Dr Ruth shares what led him to choose to study
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Last chance to take the Alumni Insight Survey

Last chance to take the Alumni Insight Survey

24 February 2017

The Alumni Insight Survey is closing in just a few days’ time – don’t miss out on sharing your views and help Cardiff University plan for the future. Over the past month, we have received invaluable feedback from thousands of Cardiff graduates who have taken the time to complete Cardiff’s Alumni Insight Survey. We are
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Cardiff alumnus appointed to Queen’s Counsel

Cardiff alumnus appointed to Queen’s Counsel

23 February 2017

Mark Cotter (LLM 1993) has been sworn in as one of 113 new Queen’s Counsel for 2017. The new ‘silks’ were sworn in by the Lord Chancellor at Westminster Hall before a ceremony at the Royal Courts of Justice. Here, Mark shares how his time at Cardiff has helped him become a leader in the field of crime
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Six Nations fever hits Cardiff

Six Nations fever hits Cardiff

23 February 2017

Rugby in Wales is like a religion. As January draws to an end you can almost taste the anticipation in the air for the coming Six Nations tournament. When asked about a favourite memory of Cardiff, rugby is often an occasion that Cardiff alumni fondly remember. Dragons painted on cheeks, daffodil hats and singing along to
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#CardiffCariad – We found love in Cardiff

#CardiffCariad – We found love in Cardiff

14 February 2017

Time spent studying at Cardiff University can be life changing in many ways, it is often where you live independently for the first time, discover new interests and make plans to shape your future career. For a number of Cardiff alum it is also the place where they fell in love. This Valentines week we’ll be sharing
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The running diaries – #TeamCardiff 2017

The running diaries – #TeamCardiff 2017

23 January 2017

Alex Norton (BA 2015) has joined #TeamCardiff for the 2017 Cardiff University/ Cardiff Half Marathon. In the 8 months leading up to the race he’ll be sharing his training highs and lows – currently the lows are winning but Alex is hoping a high is just around the next bend. “In deepest, darkest January, the prospect
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#TeamCardiff 2017- Ready, Steady, GO!

#TeamCardiff 2017- Ready, Steady, GO!

3 January 2017

Run in the footsteps of champions and fundraise for Cardiff University in the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon 2017. Come to our launch event to find out how you can be part of #TeamCardiff and find out how you can make a difference. Your hard work, training and dedication will help Cardiff University transform lives for the
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John Simpson delivers the Hadyn Ellis distinguished lecture

John Simpson delivers the Hadyn Ellis distinguished lecture

25 November 2016

John Simpson CBE, veteran foreign correspondent of 50 years’ experience and the BBC’s World Affairs editor, gave the Hadyn Ellis Distinguished Lecture on Thursday 24 November. In the first half of his address, John talked of the role of the media in the age of “post-truth politics”, robustly defending the BBC against charges of partiality and
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A conversation I had with a dying patient went global by means of David Bowie

A conversation I had with a dying patient went global by means of David Bowie

24 November 2016

Dr Mark Taubert (MSC 2010) is a Consultant Physician in Palliative Medicine for Velindre NHS Trust and a Tutor on Cardiff University MSc in  Palliative Medicine course. Here he shares his experience of a letter he wrote going global following the death of David Bowie. When David Bowie’s death was announced, I noticed a general sense
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