Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Business

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 […]

Supporting businesswomen and men

Supporting businesswomen and men

Hello again 🙂 I hope you’re staying extra safe now that lockdown restrictions have been lifted and shops have been reopened. I think if the shops remained closed during this pandemic, our economy would really be struggling even more than what we have already. I […]

Join us after summer!

Join us after summer!

Hello again ☺️ I hope you’re all staying safe! Are you planning on starting university after summer? Would you like to know what it’s like to be starting in September? I joined in September 2018 so I can tell you what my journey has been […]

Are you ready to go back to the normal everyday life?

Are you ready to go back to the normal everyday life?

Hello again, I hope you’re staying safe! 🙂 The UK has been in “lockdown” for eight weeks now (although it hasn’t been properly enforced compared to other countries). Are you ready to go back to a normal lifestyle? Do you feel like the world is […]

YOU can make a difference – prevent plastic pollution with AWdF

YOU can make a difference – prevent plastic pollution with AWdF

Hello, how are you? This pandemic lockdown has shown us that nature and planet Earth can thrive beautifully without us human beings interfering. Please watch this TED talk to find out David Katz’s solution to plastic pollution It is SO important that we realise, we do not […]