Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Entertainment

8 things you can do in Birmingham for free

8 things you can do in Birmingham for free

Students don’t have a lot of money, but it doesn’t mean that you can’t go out and have fun, as some activities in Birmingham don’t require money. However, maybe you just moved to Birmingham from another city, and you don’t know where to go! I […]

A little bit of sporting history

A little bit of sporting history

The countdown to Birmingham’s moment in the limelight has well and truly started. I am a sports addict so the prospect of the Commonwealth Games in my home city is super exciting. I was lucky enough to go to Glasgow to watch some of the […]

Freshers: What You Need To Know

Freshers: What You Need To Know

It’s that time of the year when students are almost ready to move into uni… which means it’s nearly time for Freshers! Freshers is the name for the period of time when students have moved into halls but have not yet started uni. For most […]

The Benefits of Sunshine

The Benefits of Sunshine

Hi everyone,  Hallelujah, hallelujah! The sun is here and not to jinx it but it looks like she’s sticking around for a while! So, let’s make the most of it and talk all things sun. It’s actually amazing how many benefits the sunshine can have […]

My Guide to Spring in the Garden

My Guide to Spring in the Garden

Happy spring everybody! So, it’s finally March, which gives us all hope that spring is on the horizon, the start of longer, sunnier and warmer days.  As the days get warmer and the sun pokes out more often, we all tend to spend more time […]

Lockdown is so boring… NOT ANYMORE!

Lockdown is so boring… NOT ANYMORE!

Hi everyone, Hope you are well, and happy February! With January being done, and with the UK being in lockdown, I took the opportunity to reflect back on this time last year when we were just about to go into the first long lockdown. Can’t […]

Lockdown Edition – Netflix and Chill!

Lockdown Edition – Netflix and Chill!

Hello everyone and welcome back to another post! I hope lockdown has been treating you all well and that you’ve been able to do something productive with your time. With all the assignment deadlines coming up, I’m sure we’ve all been running against time to […]

New Year New Me… right? Wrong!

New Year New Me… right? Wrong!

Hi everyone! 2020 – what a year! And we’ll leave that one there. I think it’s fair to say we all have high hopes for 2021, with many of us using this new chapter to magically change ourselves whether that be mentally or physically.  Talking […]

The power of music

The power of music

Hello again! When was the last time you listened to some music? Have you ever noticed how your mood changes depending on which type of music you are listening to? Or noticed how people get captivated when watching people sing opera? Music has always been […]

What are your Christmas presents during the pandemic?

What are your Christmas presents during the pandemic?

Hello again! Have you done your Christmas shopping yet? Did you manage to get the presents from the shops or did you have to order them online? There are plenty of online businesses that offer great Christmas present ideas, and it would be so great if you […]