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Alex Philips

Great Expectations? The Evolution of Education through Five Generations of Women

20 August 2018

Continuing and Professional Education tutor, Dr Alex Phillips, reflects on the huge social, political, and cultural changes that have impacted upon the lives of women over the last hundred years.

Alysha Sammut

Academic excellence for mum who juggled studies with raising a young family

22 July 2018

Academic excellence for mum who juggled studies with raising a young family

Emma Yhnell

Charles Darwin Award Lecture

2 July 2018

Dr Emma Yhnell, from the University’s Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute, has been chosen by the British Science Association (BSA) to deliver one of this year’s prestigious Award Lectures.

Michelle Deininger

Finding a place to belong: a working-class lecturer’s journey

2 May 2018

In the 1990s, I was a working-class kid, from a council estate just outside Oxford, where no one went to sixth form, let alone university. I remember having a massive silver sports bag, a huge purple puffy coat, and a perm.

Continuing Professional education ceremony

Continuing education – an embodiment of our civic mission

23 April 2018

The department has evolved greatly. Nowadays Continuing Education provides many part-time courses for the public...

 Cardiff School of Social Science

Don’t be scared to change your life

4 December 2017

Karin Kanias changed her life when she picked up a copy of Choices in 2013

David Simmonds

Creative writing student wins national short story competition

24 October 2017

David Simmonds has won the 2017 Artists’ and Writers’ Short Story Competition, which attracted over 2,000 entries.

The seven Exploring the Past pathway students pictured with Co-ordinator Dr Paul Webster (second from far right).

Seven Exploring the Past students realise life-long ambition

3 October 2017

‘Magnificent Seven’ start degree studies after completing Exploring the Past pathway.

Medieval Leeds

Medieval Congress

30 August 2017

The International Medieval Congress (IMC) is the European medieval studies calendar and an event we recommend Exploring the Past pathway students consider.