Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Month: June 2018

The power of student discount

The power of student discount

A major perk of being a student is student discount. Student discounts can be used in a variety of ways some shops accept ID from your education institution as proof whereas others only accept UNiDAYS ID. UNiDAYS is an app for students which give access […]

So… what’s next?

So… what’s next?

Hello everyone,   As some of you may know, I have just finished my time at UCB! I have my dissertation result still to find out in July and graduation in September, but apart from those I am finished! When chatting to people, one question […]

Getting ready for graduation

Getting ready for graduation

So, it’s nearly the end of the year and graduation is soon approaching. I’m so excited for this day, but it comes with lots of mixed emotions… Excitement is the first emotion I feel when thinking about graduation, this is the end to a two […]

Holiday essentials

Holiday essentials

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and ready for this week’s blog post. I am going on holiday on Saturday and so I thought this week I would share with you my holiday essentials. Bikini or swimming costume – Again, this depends what […]

May/June favourites

May/June favourites

Hello everyone, Over May/June, I have been finished with uni! So I thought I would share with you some of the things I have been loving over the summer so far.   Beauty Too Faced Natural Matte palette   This is a gorgeous everyday palette. […]

A family day out: Blists Hill Victorian Town

A family day out: Blists Hill Victorian Town

I am lucky enough to live in the wonderful and historic town of Ironbridge in Shropshire. We have a lot of museums in the area but the one that always gives myself and my family the most joy is Blists Hill Victorian Town. This is […]

You can’t win them all

You can’t win them all

This week I just wanted to touch on something that I believe needs to be spoken about more widely. My little sister has just finished her GCSEs and to say the experience for her was traumatic is an understatement. This brought back memories for me […]

The best brownie recipe ever

The best brownie recipe ever

Hello everyone, This is one of my favourite recipes to make- its quick and easy and perfect for sharing.   You will need: 200g butter 200g dark chocolate 3 eggs 250g caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 112g plain flour     Preheat the oven […]

Dream holiday

Dream holiday

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and have had a good summer so far. Last week, my mum and I finally decided to book our holiday! With only a week off work and my dad and sister out of the country, we knew […]

My travel wish list

My travel wish list

As humans we have an innate compulsion to want to see things, to want to know and learn things. For me one of the best and most rewarding way to do that is travel. A holiday enables you to step quickly into the life of […]