Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: College Chat

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 […]

Vegan food

Vegan food

Hello again! I hope you’re staying safe πŸ™‚ If you’ve been reading my previous blogs, you will know that I’m currently doing volunteer work in Tenerife. On Friday, we participated in a vegan workshop and I really enjoyed it. I think it’s really vital for […]

Sustainable Tourism Activities in Tenerife

Sustainable Tourism Activities in Tenerife

Hello again! If you have been reading my previous blogs you will know that I am working in Tenerife for the next 2 months as a volunteer. What is sustainable tourism? Sustainable tourism is the idea of travelling to a country as a tourist and […]

First Week Back in Tenerife

First Week Back in Tenerife

Hello again! I have finally come back to Tenerife on another work placement and this time I am here for 2 months! I have already completed my first week and in this blog, I will tell you all about it. Land-based Research Since the coronavirus […]

Virtual Volunteering

Virtual Volunteering

Hello again πŸ™‚ 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 πŸ™‚ 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 πŸ™‚ 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 […]