Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

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Fanny Cradock: Britain’s First Celebrity Chef

Fanny Cradock: Britain’s First Celebrity Chef

Celebrity chefs surround us in the UK. Their faces appear on books, on the side of bus stops, on product ranges in supermarkets, their names lit up in bright lights on their chain restaurants. While now the TV chef is a completely innocuous part of […]

Birmingham – more than just the second biggest UK city!

Birmingham – more than just the second biggest UK city!

The UK’s second biggest city certainly has a lot to offer with its huge retail centres, nightlife and plentiful green spaces. If you have read my first blog post, you might remember that one of my things to advise my first year self was to […]

What I learned from my first year at uni

What I learned from my first year at uni

Coming to university for the first time might be a daunting experience for any new student. I know that because three years ago I was in that same position: the nervousness and lack of sleep due to the uncertainty of the upcoming future, not knowing […]

Things I would advise my first year self

Things I would advise my first year self

Are you just starting uni and you feel overwhelmed and scared by the new beginnings? When I just moved to the UK and was about to start university, I didn’t know what to expect or how to prepare for what was the biggest step I’ve […]

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 […]

What are you watching on Prime?

What are you watching on Prime?

Hey everyone, how are you doing? Today, I wanted to have a chat about Amazon Prime Video – a fun pastime that I’m still enjoying post-lockdown. I know what you’re thinking…didn’t you watch enough TV during the lockdown? Okay, yes, but binge-watching a good TV series or enjoying a film […]

Organising My First Hen Party

Organising My First Hen Party

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!!! How are you?? I hope your summer is going very well. Today I would like to share with you all my experience organising a hen party.  As you may have read last week, my cousin is getting married and I am taking care of […]

An Express Wedding!!!

An Express Wedding!!!

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!!! How are you today?? Today I would like to share with you the experience of organising a wedding with a time limit of a month. One of my cousins is getting married at the end of August and although I had […]

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 […]

Top 10 Board Games

Top 10 Board Games

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!! How are you??? I hope your summer is going well. This week I would like to highlight 10 top board games that I really like. I really enjoy playing board games with family and friends. It’s something that never gets out of style and also, […]