Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Month: May 2021

A day in the life of a person with anxiety

A day in the life of a person with anxiety

Hello everyone, welcome back to a new post. 😃 As you all know, I absolutely love talking about mental health, it’s one of my favourite things to do. So today I’d like to tell you a bit about my personal story and my relationship with this […]

How and why go vegan?

How and why go vegan?

Hello again! Being a vegan means excluding meat and any animal produce from your diet and daily use. Let’s start with why… Contrary to popular belief, going vegan is not a fad. Many people choose to become vegan as they disagree with the unethical process […]

My Eco-Friendly Swap Shop

My Eco-Friendly Swap Shop

Happy Wednesday! Recently the conversations surrounding Seaspiracy and climate change and the foods we eat have been paramount. I have discussed my choices before around changing my diet to a vegan one which was a pretty easy decision for myself as I have never liked […]

My dissertation nightmare

My dissertation nightmare

Hello everyone! So as you can see from the title of this post, I am in deep trouble! My dissertation was due on 22 April, but I had to ask for an extension due to some personal problems. It’s been a challenging year, but here […]

Veggie Chat: 101

Veggie Chat: 101

Happy Wednesday to you all! This week I want to give you an update on the vegetable patch. I have mentioned this before in a previous blog post – the vegetable patch was my ‘lockdown 2020’ project and has since become a new hobby of […]

The Next Steps

The Next Steps

So my three years are almost up and my degree is nearly over. It definitely didn’t go how I expected with the pandemic moving half of my time at university to online but we made it nevertheless. But what now? I’ve been so focused on […]

Stressbusting with Audrey Tang – Part 3

Stressbusting with Audrey Tang – Part 3

Hello again! I hope you’re enjoying your week 🙂 My previous blogs discussed some useful tools which Audrey Tang suggested in her stressbusting session which I attended recently. There were also some guest speakers who gave some great advice, which I thought would also be […]

Save the Bees!

Save the Bees!

Hi everyone,  I have a very important blog for you this week and its all about our fuzzy little friends! Ask me a few years ago and I’d be the first person to run away from a bee if it flew anywhere near me. However, […]

National Eat What You Want Day – May 11, 2021

National Eat What You Want Day – May 11, 2021

Hey everyone, Hope you’re all good and getting on well with the deadlines! If you didn’t know, today is National Eat What You Want Day. I didn’t even know this sort of day existed, to be honest, and I think many of my days could […]

Bouldering, my one real hobby

Bouldering, my one real hobby

So during my time at UCB, there’s been one hobby I started during my first year and kept up regularly, bouldering. Bouldering is a type of rock climbing where you have no rope or harness, the walls are smaller than rope climbing and tend to […]