Cardiff University

What Can You Take From Teenage Cancer?

Ellie Philpotts | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Ellie Philpotts

I never expected to become a cancer patient, not least in my teens. Then again, I don't think anyone does. But somehow, like the approximately 2,300 annual others, in 2011 I found myself well and truly within this category.

P&O Ferries Ban Cardiff Uni Rugby Team After Student 'Urinated On Family's Dinner Table'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A rugby team at Cardiff University has been banned from P&O Ferries after one of its members reportedly urinated on a family's table while they were e...

Cardiff Student Froze To Death After Walking Four Miles Along Dual Carriageway While Drunk

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A Cardiff University student froze to death after he walked four miles along a dual carriageway without a coat following a alcohol-fuelled night out, ...

Innocent Man Jailed For 12 Years Has Murder Conviction Overturned Thanks To Law Students' Project

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A man who spent 12 years in jail after being wrongly found guilty of murder has had his conviction overturned thanks to the work of a group of law stu...

Cardiff Uni Chooses To Not Be Pro-Choice In Landslide Victory

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A motion to make Cardiff University's Student Union officially pro-choice was defeated by such a landslide that the votes weren't even counted. The...

Cardiff University Students To Vote On Whether To Officially Become A 'Pro Choice Union'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A row over free speech is brewing as students at Cardiff University gear up to vote on whether their union should officially become "pro choice". T...

Here's Exactly Why You Shouldn't Listen To Dapper Laughs' Album

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Dapper Laughs Humiliated After Homeless Charity Shelter Rejects Christmas Album Funds Dapper Laughs has been perfectly picked to shreds in ...

Cardiff Uni Cancels Dapper Laughs' Gig As He 'Trivialises Rape'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

"Lad comedian" Dapper Laughs has been told he is not allowed to perform at Cardiff University following a petition by students to cancel his gig - who...

Cardiff University Builds 'Anti-Homeless' Cage On Campus

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Students have reacted with outrage after Cardiff University built a stainless steel cage to deter homeless people from sleeping next to hot air vents ...

Drunk Students On Carnage Pub Crawl Assault Homeless Man

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A group of drunk females on the infamous Carnage student pub crawl told a homeless man to "get a f***ing job" before dragging him to the ground, pulli...

UK Universities Experiment On Kittens, Breaking Their Skulls And Attaching Electrodes To Brains

The Huffington Post UK/Rex | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

WARNING: Graphic pictures Kittens have had their skulls broken, electrodes attached to their brains, ribs and spines and been left paralysed as a r...

Cardiff University Student Dies Walking Back In Cold After Night Out

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A Cardiff University student is believed to have died from walking out at night in the cold, his family have said. Ali Bunney, 20, died on the even...

Uni Football Team Banned Over 'How To Sleep With Women With Low Esteem' Presentation

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A university football team has been slapped with a two-week playing ban after delivering a presentation on how to sleep with women who have low self-e...

Universities Killed More Than A Million Animals In Scientific Research Last Year Alone

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

British Universities killed more than a million animals in scientific research experiments last year alone, including dogs, cats and primates, it has ...

Student Musician Of The Week: Simon Parton

The Huffington Post UK | Fionn Shiner | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

This week's student musician of the week is University of Glamorgan third year student, Simon Parton, who is studying BA Hons in Popular Music. He...

Cardiff Voted Worst Uni For Sexual Health Services

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

When it comes to sexual health, Cardiff students can expect the worst from their university, according to a new report. Cardiff University came las...

Running a Business at University

Harry Hanlon | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Harry Hanlon

The idea of starting a company had been floating around in my mind for some time. As a keen writer I had yet to find a place online where I could share my work, and, most importantly, receive critical feedback.

Dirty Secrets: Last Week's Best Student Confessions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

From oral hygiene and using plastic bags as loo roll to Pokemon toys and stoned rabbits, this week's round-up of best student confessions is the funni...

Dina Rickman

EXCLUSIVE: Elite Universities Get £83m From Arms Trade Firms | Dina Rickman | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Britain’s top universities have received at least £83m worth of funds from firms involved in the arms trade over the last three years, The Huffingt...

Cardiff Uni Defends Sewing Kittens' Eyes Shut

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 19.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Cardiff University has defended sewing kittens' eyes shut after comedian Ricky Gervais condemned the experiments as "appalling". The controversial ...

Ricky Gervais 'Appalled' By Kitten Research At Cardiff University

WENN | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.07.2012 | Home

Ricky Gervais has been left "appalled" by the revelation scientists at Cardiff University sewed kittens' eyes together for an experiment. More tha...

Student Wins University Lifetime Scholarship Worth £50,000

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A student has won a lifetime scholarship to Cardiff University, which, if he decides to pursue a PhD, will be worth in excess of £50,000. Chris Na...

University Foots £18,000 Bill For Portrait Of Vice Chancellor

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A university has enraged students by forking out thousands of pounds for a portrait of its vice-chancellor. Dr David Grant, who has been in the pos...

Helping Students to Thrive at Cardiff University

Professor George Boyne | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Professor George Boyne

Cardiff University's 2012 undergraduate recruitment campaign, 'Thrive', is designed to generate renewed excitement via digital and social media about the possibilities that university can offer. The campaign uses intrigue, innovation and an emphasis on social media to engage with the highest calibre students in a manner which goes beyond traditional recruitment techniques.

Cardiff University To Offer Free Tuition For Life

PA | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

A leading university has announced it is to offer one student free tuition for life. Cardiff University has launched an "ultimate scholarship" wort...