Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Entertainment

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 […]

A day out in Warwick

A day out in Warwick

As I told you in one of my previous posts (http://blog.ucb.ac.uk/index.php/blog/2018/09/11/exploring-birmingham/), my family visited me a few weeks ago and we had tons of things we wanted to do, but not enough time for everything ☹. One of those things was to visit Warwick, which is approximately […]

Get to know: Jailbird

Get to know: Jailbird

As you already know (or should know by now) I love food! So I thought I could start a (kind of) thread in the blog to talk about some student-friendly places where you can eat or drink in Birmingham. This week’s choice is Jailbird, a […]

Exploring Birmingham

Exploring Birmingham

Let’s be honest … the sunny and hot days are over (at least for now). But still my family decided to visit me from Portugal last week just like they did a year ago when they came to say goodbye as I started my first […]

Birthday in Brum (Part.2)

Birthday in Brum (Part.2)

Part two of my birthday celebrations saw me celebrating a whole lot more with work colleagues, friends and family. On my actual birthday (that random Tuesday) my mum came down to Birmingham on the train with my dog. We went for lunch at 1000 Trades […]

Birthday in Brum (Part.1)

Birthday in Brum (Part.1)

I turned 27 on the 21st of August – a Tuesday and not the best of days to celebrate so I chose to drag it out from one weekend on to the next. When uni starts up again in September, student nights will be popping […]

My Summer in the City

My Summer in the City

I chose not to go home this summer (back to Lincolnshire) so spent most of my time here in Birmingham. Initially after uni finished I spent most of my weekends and the odd weekday with a cocktail in my hand but once the celebrations settled […]

Where to take the family when visiting BRUM… your new city!

Where to take the family when visiting BRUM… your new city!

September is almost upon us and if you’re anything like me, you’ll be receiving a helpful hand from your family/friends/partners… anyone who can haul a big mirror and suitcase up some stairs! But once you’re all moved in, what do you do? I’ve put together […]

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 […]

May/June favourites

May/June favourites

Hello everyone, Over May/June, I have been finished with uni! So I thought I would share with you some of the things I have been loving over the summer so far.   Beauty Too Faced Natural Matte palette   This is a gorgeous everyday palette. […]