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Student Stories

Hear from some of our students - past and present - about their SOCSI story 


Gianna Tomassi

Gianna Tomassi

BScEcon Sociology and Social Policy

"I didn't want my experience at Cardiff University to end so quickly and I thought a year in industry would be invaluable to my job prospects."

 

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Lauren Wheadon

Lauren Wheadon

BScEcon Criminology and Sociology

"By completing this internship I got to witness first-hand the type of environment I hope to end up in once graduating."

 

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Ben Geeson-Brown

Ben Geeson-Brown

BSc Criminology and Social Policy

"My internship in the crime and justice team at the Welsh Government went hand in hand with my degree. I couldn't believe how relevant the post was to my subject, which made it twice as interesting." 

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Guy Pilbeam

Guy Pilbeam

BSc Social Science

"Cardiff was a good university choice for me because it combines good research and academia with a fun social life and a multitude of extra-curricular sport and activities."

 

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Siriol Leach

Siriol Leach

BSc Social Science (BPS Route)

"I'm so glad I'm able to try new subjects like criminology and sociology, which I've never done before."

 

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Sophie Miles

Sophie Miles

BSc Criminology

"The people of Cardiff are friendly, and the amenities, attractions and shops are great!"

 

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Rebecca Lobb

Rebecca Lobb

BA Education

"Cardiff is a beautiful thriving city and the perfect place to be a student!"

 

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Beth Button

Beth Button

Education and Sociology

"I really feel without having studied social sciences at Cardiff and having the opportunity to be challenged, engaged and shown there's more to a subject than you originally think, I wouldn't be fortunate enough to be doing a job that I am immensely passionate about and really love!"

 

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Wendy Blyth

Wendy Blyth

Social Science Research Methods

"I gained so much from this experience; great friends, great stories, awesome travel experiences and more cultural knowledge than ever before."

 

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Jamie Tinto-Cradick

Jamie Tinto-Cradick

Sociology BScEcon

"I was gripped from my first introductory lecture, and was blown away by the breadth and diversity of the modules throughout."

 

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Katie Whalley

Katie Whalley

Social Science BSc (BPS Route)

"I loved my three years at Cardiff University and I will take many of the skills I have learned from my time at SOCSI with me into future study and my career."

 

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