Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Business

I want to break free!

I want to break free!

Hey everyone, hope you had a great weekend! The title of my blog is ‘I want to break free’… mostly from the lockdown, haha but I want to talk about breaking your comfort zones! A ship is always safe at the shore – but that’s […]

What if….?

What if….?

Hey everyone, Hope you’re all doing well! This week I’m going to answer the question that most of us have asked ourselves or others multiple times in our lives. And that is… what if I don’t make it? What if I do not succeed? What […]

World’s 6th Mass Extinction

World’s 6th Mass Extinction

Hello again! Are we causing mass extinction?! Do you think it’s possible that we are going through the world’s 6th mass extinction? 3.5 billion years ago the first-ever living thing on earth was created! So far there have been 5 mass extinctions on planet earth and all […]

Job hunting in the midst of a pandemic

Job hunting in the midst of a pandemic

Hello everyone! Welcome back to a new post and before anything else I hope all of you had an amazing Christmas, and I wish you a very happy new year! This week I want to talk a bit about job hunting and give you some […]

Why education is important right now

Why education is important right now

Hello again! Are you interested in coming to university? Or having second thoughts about your studies? When I finished school, I never considered going to university as I didn’t see the benefits. However, after being made redundant from my previous job, I decided to go […]

Dressing to study at home

Dressing to study at home

Hello again! If you read my last post which was all about advice to myself in my first year, I mentioned that dressing like I’m going to work helps me to focus and put me in the right frame of mind. I thought it might be […]

Advice to myself in my first year

Advice to myself in my first year

Hello again, it’s Charley 🙂 Are you worried about your first year or would you like some advice on how to master your next year? In this blog, I will write about what has worked for myself and hopefully give you some help on smashing […]

Symbolism around the world

Symbolism around the world

Hello again! Since I’ve been in Tenerife, I have taken on a Global Citizenship Project which partly involves me teaching children about environmental problems, society issues, general knowledge of their local wildlife and history of the planet and inhabitants. One of the topics I am […]

Global citizenship project

Global citizenship project

Hello again! As part of my placement here in Tenerife, I have been given the role of project coordinator for my education project. I will be teaching children about topics which aren’t usually taught in school. For example, about nature in their local area, indigenous […]

Virtual Volunteering

Virtual Volunteering

Hello again 🙂 By the time you read this, I will be in Tenerife starting my 2-month volunteering placement journey. I have to be honest, I am quite anxious to be flying during the coronavirus pandemic and to be going away for 2 months is […]