Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: College Chat

Starting your dissertation

Starting your dissertation

Hello again! I’m in my final year at university and have chosen to write a dissertation. Have you done the same? Or have you chosen the enterprise option? Or have you still not decided?! Choose your topic wisely To write a dissertation, we are required […]

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 […]

Life update

Life update

Hellooo everyone! 🙂 This week, I want to give you lot a little update on how I am doing and what’s been going on lately in my life. As most of you know, I’m a final year student, and let me tell all of you […]

Let’s avoid the winter blues!

Let’s avoid the winter blues!

Hello again! Have you ever noticed that during the winter months you feel a lot lower? More depressed? Or that you just tend to struggle a bit more? This is normally the way SAD affects people, however a few experience feeling low during the summer […]

Third year…how does the time fly by so fast?

Third year…how does the time fly by so fast?

It was 2017 when I started my Events Management degree course and I remember how, back then, the final year seemed so far away and almost like a dream! Well, guess what? It’s real, and it might be closer than it seems. As the days […]

Need company in lockdown?

Need company in lockdown?

Hello again! I am currently in Tenerife doing volunteer work for The Fair Earth Foundation, and one of my activities is to do dog walking at the local rescue centre called K9. They have so many lovely dogs and cats that need a home and […]

Why this lockdown is better than the last… (hopefully)

Why this lockdown is better than the last… (hopefully)

In March, all of our lives suddenly got turned upside down. My life previously revolved around me studying with my friends at uni, going to gigs at the weekends, rock climbing in the evenings and visiting my family in town across the UK. Then suddenly […]

Let’s reduce our plastic usage!!!

Let’s reduce our plastic usage!!!

Hello again! Last week it was announced that Asda had opened their first-ever sustainability store in Leeds, offering a range of refillable stations for food, cleaning products and a whole host of recycling initiatives throughout the store. They are planning to use this store to test which elements […]

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Hello again! Mental Health Awareness is recognised by The World Health Organisation on 10 October. However, I think people should be aware and reminded all year round. Therefore, this blog aims to raise awareness of mental health as well as the facilities to support good mental […]

Making your home Zen

Making your home Zen

Hello again 🙂 Over the past couple of weeks, I have written blogs about studying at home. However, it is also important to separate your work life from your home life, despite having to work at home. It’s good to get yourself into the frame […]