Male students wanted for paid research study

Would you like to play a fun online game about social life and earn £5? Cardiff University School of Social Sciences is conducting a research study looking at local understandings of social life. We would like to recruit a number of male students to participate so that we can measure how different social groups understand each other.

For more information and to volunteer for the study, please follow this link

Business, Finance & Banking Careers Fair – 28 Oct

Tuesday 28 October, 11am – 3pm Postgraduate Teaching Centre Cardiff Business School Meet major graduate employers from Business, Finance, Banking, Insurance and more Employer Skills Sessions running throughout the day Talk face-to-face with recruiters to gain valuable insight Pick up information from our Careers Team Free event for all years and degree disciplines.

Business Finance & Banking Careers Fair

How to run an online shop

Wednesday 29th October. 14:30-16:30. Centre for Skills, Enterprise and Volunteering Interested in starting an online shop but not sure where to begin? This session is run by a successful online retailer. Come along to learn more about the practical aspects of running an online business, and get some insider hints and tips so you can set up your own.

Find out more on the Cardiff University Enterprise Website

Speaker Session: Confessions of a local Entrepreneur

Thursday 30th October. 18:00-20:00. Room c.013, Sir Martin Evans Building An opportunity for students to attend a speaker session with a successful entrepreneur to find out how they got their business up and running. Also a chance to network and ask questions.

Find out more on the Cardiff University Enterprise Website

Student volunteers needed for online research into term-time accommodation and personal travel

Researchers at the School of Psychology, Cardiff University are looking for Student volunteers for research into accommodation and personal travel. PAYMENT: Entry into a prize-draw with ten £100 cash prizes. TIME REQUIRED: 40-50 minutes WHEN: As soon as possible; whenever you are free WHO CAN TAKE PART? We’re looking to recruit continuing university students (either undergraduate or postgraduate students so long as they are neither starting nor finishing their course in this calendar year) who have notchanged their term time accommodation since the last semester and who do not anticipate changing their term time accommodation in the next 3 months. WHAT DOES IT INVOLVE? To study how you travel when you change accommodation you will be asked to complete two questionnaires (each one takes approximately 20-25 minutes), one questionnaire now and one questionnaire after 12 weeks have passed. Both questionnaires are completed online. WHAT HAPPENS TO ALL THE INFORMATION? In order to contact you again after 12 weeks, the information you provide will be held confidentially (your name and contact details will be stored securely and separately from the answers you give) and, after the study, it will be held anonymously (your contact details will be deleted). HOW CAN YOU TAKE PART? Simply click on the following link: or for further information contact Paul Haggar at We will tell you more about the project and answer any questions you may have.

Paid brain imaging study

We are looking for healthy controls over the age of 30 for a brain imaging study examining whether there are differences in brain waves and chemicals between healthy individuals and those with psychosis. This study will take place in CUBRIC until Mar/Apr 2015. You will be paid £35 for your participation. If you are interested in participating or would like more information then please e-mail or phone on 02920 870345. Thank you.

Postgraduate Halloween Party, Friday 31 October, 8.30pm

Buy your ticket now for a scarily good night out! Join us for music, Halloween games & theatrics, nibbles, a prize of the best costume and loads of fun! Tickets can be bought for non-PG guests. Entry £3 (including glass of bubbly on arrival) Vanilla Rooms @ The Park House on Park Place (short walk from Students’ Union towards town centre) BUY NOW

The Graduate Centre

Restricted Parking Main Building, Colum Drive, Queens Building – Open Day Saturday 25th October

Restricted Parking, Main Building, Colum Drive, Queens Building The University will be closing the Main Building car park for the duration of the University Open Day on Saturday 25th October. The car park will be used for two large reception marquees, mini bus parking and parking for visitors with mobility difficulties. It is for this reason normal users need to make alternative parking arrangements on Saturday 25th October Due to the new CARBS building on Colum Drive there will be limited alternative parking available in the Cassim car park by the Business School, unfortunately we have no other alternative parking available. Apologies in advance for any inconvenience caused.