Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

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COVID-19: Be responsible and do the right thing

COVID-19: Be responsible and do the right thing

Hey guys! Welcome back to another post by me! So this week has been crazyyy! I recently found out that I got the most feared virus of the moment and I’m currently self-isolating in order to prevent it spreading. I know a lot of people […]

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Hello again! Mental Health Awareness is recognised by The World Health Organisation on 10 October. However, I think people should be aware and reminded all year round. Therefore, this blog aims to raise awareness of mental health as well as the facilities to support good mental […]

Taking a break – Seaside edition

Taking a break – Seaside edition

Hi everyone, let’s talk breaks – not the Ross and Rachel “WE WERE ON A BREAK” kind! I want to share my all-time favourite seaside place – Lyme Regis! I have been visiting this place since I was a teeny tiny person so it’s kind of like […]

Mental health is for all

Mental health is for all

World Mental Health Day was on 10 October this year, so just over two weeks ago now. The reason why I chose to talk about and celebrate Mental Health Day a bit later is because I feel like not enough attention is paid to mental […]

Eating Seasonal In October

Eating Seasonal In October

Eating food in season is one of the most effective ways to reduce waste, energy and cost in your regular shop. By keeping track of what foods to look out for this month, you can keep your diet fresh, eat vegetables when they taste their […]

Valuing your mental health in the middle of a pandemic

Valuing your mental health in the middle of a pandemic

Hey guys! On this week’s post I would like to talk about a sensitive topic that in my opinion has been affecting everyone to a certain degree in the past few months: mental health. As all of you know, we are facing rough times and […]

Making your home Zen

Making your home Zen

Hello again 🙂 Over the past couple of weeks, I have written blogs about studying at home. However, it is also important to separate your work life from your home life, despite having to work at home. It’s good to get yourself into the frame […]

My five top tips for planning an assignment

My five top tips for planning an assignment

It’s that time of year again… assignment season! We’ve all been there, should I start these 6 assignments now? Orrrrrr… the night before the deadlines? I’ve now learned that leaving it until the night before just isn’t worth the stress! I have gathered my top […]

Birmingham – more than just the second biggest UK city!

Birmingham – more than just the second biggest UK city!

The UK’s second biggest city certainly has a lot to offer with its huge retail centres, nightlife and plentiful green spaces. If you have read my first blog post, you might remember that one of my things to advise my first year self was to […]

Back to Uni

Back to Uni

Well induction is over and I’ve just had my first full week of my final year. I don’t think first year Josh had any clue how different the world would be in just two years! University College Birmingham have offered us the choice between fully […]