Jake Thompson: Graduate Case Study

I’m from Caerphilly, and have lived here all my life, except for my time studying at university. I studied Business Management (Finance) with a year in industry at Swansea University. I graduated in 2021, completing my final year following a year in industry at the Football Association of Wales.  I love watching and playing sport, […]

Ynyr Clwyd: Graduate Case Study

I grew up on a small farm on the outskirts of Denbigh in North Wales, but completed my undergraduate degree of Politics and Economics and a Masters in Welsh Government and Politics at Cardiff University. When the pandemic hit, I went back home for a year to work on a farm in a neighbouring village, […]

Matt Ball: Graduate Case Study

  ‘Hi, my name is Matt and I’m a Graduate Associate at Cardiff Capital Region. Last year, I graduated with a degree in BA Politics at the University of Exeter and have a passion for photography; playing football, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, and volunteering at my local Church and coffee van […]

Nat Hughes – Graduate Case Study

‘I’m originally from Old Colwyn, a small village in North Wales, and moved down to Cardiff after graduating from Bangor University with a first in Business and Management in 2018. I love both watching and participating in sport and I took up rugby when I first moved to Cardiff, which was one of the best […]

Jack Harrison: Graduate Case Study

I was born and grew up in Penarth, just outside Cardiff. I attended a Welsh medium school in Barry. I studied Archaeology at Cardiff University and graduated in 2020 with a 2:1. Being from Wales I am a big rugby lover, having played for school, club, county and represented Cardiff at various levels. I have […]

Rhys Owen: Graduate Case Study

Originally from Melbourne, Australia, I grew up In Wrexham in the North East of Wales. I moved down to Cardiff in September 2016 to undertake my undergraduate degree in Politics at Cardiff University. Following graduation, I knew I had more to give in academia and decided to enrol onto the Welsh Government and Politics postgraduate […]

Jac Perry: Graduate Case Study

Hi, I’m Jac, I grew up in west Wales in a village called Upper Tumble. I moved to Cardiff to study Biomedical Sciences at Cardiff Metropolitan University. From about 7 years old, I competed in a sport called tumbling. I was a member of the British squad and competed number of times internationally. I finally finished […]

Charlotte Davidson: Graduate Case Study

Hi, my name is Charlotte, and I am a Graduate Associate at Cardiff Capital Region. I graduated earlier this year with a degree in Business Management at Cardiff University. I have a passion for travelling as I love visiting and exploring new places. I enjoy spending time with friends, going for walks with the dog […]

Robert Stevens: Graduate Case Study

Hi, I am Robert and I graduated from the University of Wales in BEng (hons) Aeronautical Engineering in June 2021. Following my degree, I applied for newly named Venture Graduate Scheme and was successfully appointed as the Renewable Energy Graduate for Spire Renewables and started on the 19th July 2021. The Venture Graduate Scheme is […]

Alex Hopkins – MSc Human Resource Management

Name: Alex Hopkins   Hometown: Newport, South Wales University Attended: University of South Wales Graduation Date: November 15th, 2021 Graduate Title: MSc Human Resource Management Start Date: September 27th , 2021 Employer: Specialist Security Co Supervisor: Rachel Fleri Questions Did you apply for many graduate roles or schemes? (if so, how many) The CCR scheme […]