Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

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Beauty Must Haves 2019!

Beauty Must Haves 2019!

This week I wanted to post about the beauty products that I cannot live without. I normally wake up at 7 on a uni day, get to uni for 9, finish at 1, straight to work until 6:30, go to the gym and then usually […]

Christmas celebrations and New Year planning!

Christmas celebrations and New Year planning!

And we’re back… Although Christmas seems so far away and in the past, I thought I’d share a little snippet of my time off back home, how I celebrated and what I want for the new year. Christmas in my household is always something I […]

Food and Nutrition – December Snippet

Food and Nutrition – December Snippet

At the beginning of the semester we were set a brief of developing a product incorporating the ingredient from fruit and nut manufacturing giant Whitworths called ‘AppleSoft’, with Tesco in mind as our target market. The start of the module introduced us to various processes […]

Reading Week!

Reading Week!

This week has been a busy one. Working full-time, being a full-time student and still trying to remain somewhat fit, healthy and social has proved a little much so I am forever grateful for the timing of our reading week! Work has been mental so I’ve […]

Life as a mature student

Life as a mature student

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I’ve just turned 27… making me somewhat of a mature student. The first time I went to uni, I was 19 and didn’t have a clue what to do, so impatiently chose a course because everyone else looked […]

Applied Food and Nutrition – October Snippet!

Applied Food and Nutrition – October Snippet!

                  I thought I’d talk a little about my course this week. This semester I have some pretty good modules… Contemporary Eating Practices, Functional Foods and Food Product Design Development (being the favourite!) First I’d like to […]

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, […]