Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Entertainment

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. […]

A family day out: Blists Hill Victorian Town

A family day out: Blists Hill Victorian Town

I am lucky enough to live in the wonderful and historic town of Ironbridge in Shropshire. We have a lot of museums in the area but the one that always gives myself and my family the most joy is Blists Hill Victorian Town. This is […]

My top 5 films of 2018 so far

My top 5 films of 2018 so far

Hello everyone, I absolutely love films- I have done since I was little. I love the feeling of escaping to another world, and getting attached to characters. I think its amazing that films have the power to be able to make me cry over people/events […]

My favourite spot in Birmingham

My favourite spot in Birmingham

Birmingham is a big city and the nation’s second city. It isn’t considered rural, or beautiful, and with poverty, high crime rates and lots of underdeveloped areas, it’s hard to find any tranquility in this metropolitan bustle. So out of everywhere in the city centre, […]

UCB Cheerleading

UCB Cheerleading

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well and enjoyed the hot bank holiday weekend! For this week’s blog post I thought I would chat to you about something I have LOVED doing whilst studying at university: cheerleading. Before coming to university, one piece of […]

My top 20 movies

My top 20 movies

  Breakfast at Tiffany’s – So this is my favourite ever movie of all time! If you know me at all, you’ll know this is my favourite movie. It’s a timeless classic and Audrey Hepburn’s masterpiece. I’ve loved this story since the first time I […]