Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: College Chat

I Completed My Dissertation

I Completed My Dissertation

Words I never thought I’d be saying if you asked me 3 or 4 months ago! This blog is aimed at those who will be writing and completing a dissertation next year (2021/22). I hope I can share some wisdom from what I have learned […]

The Benefits of Sunshine

The Benefits of Sunshine

Hi everyone,  Hallelujah, hallelujah! The sun is here and not to jinx it but it looks like she’s sticking around for a while! So, let’s make the most of it and talk all things sun. It’s actually amazing how many benefits the sunshine can have […]

Day in the life of a bakery student at University College Birmingham

Day in the life of a bakery student at University College Birmingham

Hi everyone, it’s around this time of year that we’re all starting to think about career moves and the next steps we’re going to take after stages throughout our education.  If you are just finishing your GCSEs and have a passion for all things sweet, […]

My return to University College Birmingham

My return to University College Birmingham

Hi everyone, how are you? As lockdown restrictions start to ease, this saw my return to University College Birmingham after a whole year had gone by! A whole year apart from my friends and a whole year of online lectures. As restrictions ease, this means […]

My Guide to Spring in the Garden

My Guide to Spring in the Garden

Happy spring everybody! So, it’s finally March, which gives us all hope that spring is on the horizon, the start of longer, sunnier and warmer days.  As the days get warmer and the sun pokes out more often, we all tend to spend more time […]

We got Dis

We got Dis

Well the five-week-long semester break has finally come to an end and before me is a two-week sprint to complete my dissertation draft and hand it in. It’s funny how my brain insists I’m unprepared despite me working on this for a while now. Still the approaching deadline […]

How are animals clever?

How are animals clever?

Hello again, I recently watched the first episode of a programme on TV called The Chaser’s Road Trip and they showed us how different animals are clever compared to humans. Monkeys On the chaser’s road trip program, they visited a bonobo monkey called Kanzi and […]

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 […]

Nail care during lockdown

Nail care during lockdown

Hello again! During this lockdown, I have really begun to miss being able to go to the spa and have my nails done at a nail salon. Having that lovely fresh, relaxed feeling is definitely something I really miss! Do you currently want to have […]

What are your Christmas presents during the pandemic?

What are your Christmas presents during the pandemic?

Hello again! Have you done your Christmas shopping yet? Did you manage to get the presents from the shops or did you have to order them online? There are plenty of online businesses that offer great Christmas present ideas, and it would be so great if you […]