Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

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College to University

College to University

With Freshers’ over and everyone moved in, assignments handed out and student loans dwindling, it really does feel like university life has started. By now everyone’s been to their course inductions, started classes and, if you’re anything like me, trying to desperately learn about Harvard […]

Favourite Spaces in Summer Row

Favourite Spaces in Summer Row

This week, I thought I would share some of my favourite spaces in Summer Row to spend some time catching up on work, with friends or to grab some lunch. When I first started university, I usually went to the computer room on the ground […]

Uni Friendly Outfits – Autumn

Uni Friendly Outfits – Autumn

                This week I thought I would post a couple of outfits which I deem to be uni friendly. This time of the year is a nightmare, one day its summer the next its winter… we can’t keep […]

Denmark – Part 3

Denmark – Part 3

So before reading this post make sure you check out parts 1 and 2 of my Denmark trilogy entitled My placement and Downtime. This post is just going to summarise my trip and hopefully urge Level 3 chefs to apply for this opportunity. Imagine me in April 2016, […]

Denmark – Part 2

Denmark – Part 2

This is my second blog post about my trip to Denmark (see part 1 first). This post is going to be centred on my downtime in Denmark. We worked hard while we were there but oh my life did we play hard! The three weeks in […]

FE Graduation

FE Graduation

Graduation is a fairly American tradition that the UK has adopted and although this occasion wasn’t a cap and gown affair for graduating from college, it was fairly formal. I’ve been to a fair few graduations before as both my sister and dad have done some […]

Denmark – Part 1

Denmark – Part 1

So over the next three weeks I will be doing a blog post trilogy on my incredible three-week trip to Denmark this summer! As part of the Erasmus Leonardo project with UCB I was selected to complete my NVQ level 3 work placement abroad. As part […]

My first year of being a student blogger

My first year of being a student blogger

This will be my last post of this academic year. This is firstly a weird statement to make as this year has gone so fast and after sitting at my computer after I got this job and wondering how I was going to come up […]

My train playlist

My train playlist

As an inner city college, most people don’t live anywhere near UCB, and that means one thing. Commuting. Commuting is horrible, tiring and extra minutes or hours on top of an already long day. I’m complaining, but some of my friends travel ridiculous distances to […]

Tips for new students

Tips for new students

Because my friends and I are cute and somewhat soppy, we were talking about our last two years together at UCB. The different memories and things that had happened, looking at photos and videos. For me that how college should be. We are taught to […]