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FE Graduation

FE Graduation

Graduation is a fairly American tradition that the UK has adopted and although this occasion wasn’t a cap and gown affair for graduating from college, it was fairly formal. I’ve been to a fair few graduations before as both my sister and dad have done some […]

Denmark – Part 1

Denmark – Part 1

So over the next three weeks I will be doing a blog post trilogy on my incredible three-week trip to Denmark this summer! As part of the Erasmus Leonardo project with UCB I was selected to complete my NVQ level 3 work placement abroad. As part […]

The results are in!

The results are in!

Hi everyone! I am writing this blog post on a day that some of you may have been dreading… RESULTS DAY! This is a scary time no matter what you are hoping to do after college. I know that exams and coursework has been incredibly […]

Guess who’s back…

Guess who’s back…

Guess who’s back again! Hi everyone, Yes I am back for another year. I can’t wait to get back into my writing and hopefully help some of you whether you are considering university, starting university or just fancy a bit of a read into a […]

Where to take the family when visiting BRUM… your new city!

Where to take the family when visiting BRUM… your new city!

September is almost upon us and if you’re anything like me, you’ll be receiving a helpful hand from your family/friends/partners… anyone who can haul a big mirror and suitcase up some stairs! But once you’re all moved in, what do you do? I’ve put together […]

Summertime Hi

Summertime Hi

So I hope everyone is loving their summer holidays especially in this tropical weather that seems to have swept the globe. After an absence of the UCBloggers this summer we’re back for another year at UCB. As last year’s FE college blogger I am very […]

Being an international student at UCB

Being an international student at UCB

Hey everyone and welcome to my very first blog post! To begin this journey I thought I could talk to you a little bit about being an international student at UCB as there are always a lot of people from abroad who are interested in […]

My first year of being a student blogger

My first year of being a student blogger

This will be my last post of this academic year. This is firstly a weird statement to make as this year has gone so fast and after sitting at my computer after I got this job and wondering how I was going to come up […]

This isn’t a goodbye

This isn’t a goodbye

So guys, today is my last ever blog on UCBloggers. I know, try and hold back the tears. But I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for coming along with me on this ride. Even though this has been a difficult […]

Coping with grief

Coping with grief

Fortunately this is a topic I haven’t had masses of experience with. I’ve never lost a sibling, or a parent, but I have lost a friend. In 2017 someone who was extremely special to me passed away. Grief is a funny emotion and one that […]