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Autumn Shopping Trip

Autumn Shopping Trip

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and enjoying the start of the autumn season. Those of you who know me know that I am a HUGE shopaholic! From a young age I found a love for shopping all things clothes, bags, shoes, makeup, jewellery, […]

Applied Food and Nutrition – October Snippet!

Applied Food and Nutrition – October Snippet!

                  I thought I’d talk a little about my course this week. This semester I have some pretty good modules… Contemporary Eating Practices, Functional Foods and Food Product Design Development (being the favourite!) First I’d like to […]

Freshers’ survival

Freshers’ survival

So this time last year I remember reading one of Jess’s first posts entitled ‘The best two weeks ever’ as a college student. The concept of being perpetually drunk for two weeks seems like a big ask but here I am on the other side […]

College to University

College to University

With Freshers’ over and everyone moved in, assignments handed out and student loans dwindling, it really does feel like university life has started. By now everyone’s been to their course inductions, started classes and, if you’re anything like me, trying to desperately learn about Harvard […]

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and have been enjoying these warm autumn days! I am writing this post on a day that has become well-known and is spoken about a great deal more than ever before: World Mental Health Day. Before I get into […]

Five tips to cope with stress and get those assignments done

Five tips to cope with stress and get those assignments done

So being on my third week of the semester now, I can definitely say the second year will not be an easy task. I’ll be honest with you, I’ve noticed a huge difference between the standards of the first year to this year. However, I […]

Favourite Spaces in Summer Row

Favourite Spaces in Summer Row

This week, I thought I would share some of my favourite spaces in Summer Row to spend some time catching up on work, with friends or to grab some lunch. When I first started university, I usually went to the computer room on the ground […]

A day out in Warwick

A day out in Warwick

As I told you in one of my previous posts (http://blog.ucb.ac.uk/index.php/blog/2018/09/11/exploring-birmingham/), my family visited me a few weeks ago and we had tons of things we wanted to do, but not enough time for everything ☹. One of those things was to visit Warwick, which is approximately […]

My Study Space

My Study Space

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and have settled into uni life. As you may know from my previous blog posts, I am now in my third and final year of university. This means I have a lot more reading, writing and research to […]

What to do and buy on arrival (advice to new students)

What to do and buy on arrival (advice to new students)

With so much going on at the moment it’s natural to become a bit stressed and to forget important things that you really need to do once you arrive to Birmingham. But fear not, I am here to help you! UCBlogger Ellie already posted some advice […]