Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Entertainment

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 […]

Defying Gravity

Defying Gravity

So even though my birthday was nearly a month ago, I still hadn’t received all my gifts. My big sister at the beginning of March had told me to save the 11th of April for my gift. With no idea where I was going and […]

The Greatest Musicals

The Greatest Musicals

See what I did with the title there? Give me a virtual high five. Yesterday I FINALLY went to watch The Greatest Showman in the cinema for my sister’s birthday. Needless to say, I enjoyed it far more than my sister did. At one point […]

Foodie TV

Foodie TV

On my first day of NVQ Level 3 Professional Cookery, I remember my tutor saying to myself and my brand new tutor group that he loves watching food programmes on TV, because it enables him to carry on learning and opens his eyes to the […]

Luisa Omielan’s DEAD FUNNY at the Birmingham Hippodrome

Luisa Omielan’s DEAD FUNNY at the Birmingham Hippodrome

On Wednesday myself and some of my fellow course mates had the pleasure of visiting the Birmingham Hippodrome to see Luisa Omielan’s DEAD FUNNY – Birmingham’s Big Comedy Gala. The purpose of this performance was to raise money for Helena’s Hospice Foundation, supporting hospices in […]

World Book Day

World Book Day

Hello everyone,   Next Thursday (1st March) is world book day!   What is world book day? According to the website, World Book Day is: “World Book Day is a celebration! It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of […]

Galentine’s day

Galentine’s day

Hello everyone,   This coming Wednesday is Valentine’s day, but this week I’m writing about Galentine’s day, the 13th of February. I was first introduced to this special day when I watched Parks and Recreation (would highly recommend). In the programme, one of the main […]