Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Month: June 2022

Having your plate and eating it

Having your plate and eating it

There is so much more to uni life than essays, lectures and clubbing. Yes, I am talking (again) about those little nuggets of opportunities that may just pass you by if you are not careful. This week I am focusing on the Enterprise Hive and […]

Back on the street

Back on the street

A lot of monuments and statues have, arguably quite rightly, been pulled down of late. Many of them concerning dusty, murky figures from the past whose public service and philanthropy has been overshadowed by the sins of their accumulated wealth. However, I was delighted to […]

Job Hunting

Job Hunting

Now that I’m officially done with university, it’s time to find a job. Many people will start looking for a job while they’re still at university, so they have one ready for when they’re done. This is a really smart thing to do, but for […]

Hoping to have a whale of a time

Hoping to have a whale of a time

I couldn’t quite believe it when the email came through. I am usually wary of anything that starts with ‘congratulations’, thinking that it’s probably a scam. But my finger hesitated over the delete button, and I am glad it did, because it was my ticket […]

Moving Tips and Tricks

Moving Tips and Tricks

For a lot of students, June is the time you move out of halls. That may mean moving back home, moving into a student house or maybe into your own place. Wherever you’re moving, packing and moving can be a stressful time. I’m very happy […]

Service before self – Sound familiar?

Service before self – Sound familiar?

Well, I didn’t think I would be, but I was riveted by the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Okay, so I didn’t make the whole trifle, but I did do the lemon curd Swiss roll and cucumber sandwiches washed down with fizz after watching the trooping of […]

3 Years Done

3 Years Done

Writing this blog, I can now say I am officially finished! Three years of university have been and gone, just like that. I have so many emotions: relief, pride, happiness. I’m definitely less stressed but it is bittersweet. I have loved my time at University […]