Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: College Chat

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 […]

Favourite healthcare routines and products

Favourite healthcare routines and products

Hello ☺️ I hope you’re staying safe! Have you been sticking to a routine during lockdown? Having some sort of routine is important for your mental health and will allow you to dedicate time to the most important things. Self care is one of the […]

Baking at UCB

Baking at UCB

Hello 🙂 I hope you’re staying safe! University College Birmingham is well known for its bakery and confectionery facilities. We have our own shop called Cakes and Bakes where you can buy a wide range of cakes, bread and other baked goods which have been […]

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 […]

Wildlife in the UK

Wildlife in the UK

Hello again! 🙂 I hope you’re enjoying the lovely weather lately! A lot of people have really got back in touch with nature throughout this lockdown by going for daily walks, whether it be around a local reservoir, through a park or a forest. The […]

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 […]

Mediterranean with Simon Reeve

Mediterranean with Simon Reeve

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all okay and staying safe. 🙂 What programmes and films have you been watching during lockdown? One programme I have found really interesting is Mediterranean with Simon Reeve. Episode 1 – shows Simon’s journey from Malta to Italy and then Albania. […]

How to make your home sustainable

How to make your home sustainable

Hi everyone! I hope you’re staying home and staying safe! As you may have read in my previous blogs, I love the idea of being environmentally friendly. Firstly, I’d love to let you know about David Attenborough’s movie which is being released on Netflix this […]

Let’s get baking

Let’s get baking

Hi again 🙂 I hope you’re staying safe! I know most of the shops are currently sold out of flour, but if you do have some in your cupboards and would enjoy baking, I have provided you with a recipe below to make a lemon […]

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 […]