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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 […]

The power of student discount

The power of student discount

A major perk of being a student is student discount. Student discounts can be used in a variety of ways some shops accept ID from your education institution as proof whereas others only accept UNiDAYS ID. UNiDAYS is an app for students which give access […]

Getting ready for graduation

Getting ready for graduation

So, it’s nearly the end of the year and graduation is soon approaching. I’m so excited for this day, but it comes with lots of mixed emotions… Excitement is the first emotion I feel when thinking about graduation, this is the end to a two […]

My travel wish list

My travel wish list

As humans we have an innate compulsion to want to see things, to want to know and learn things. For me one of the best and most rewarding way to do that is travel. A holiday enables you to step quickly into the life of […]