Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Food and Drink

Diwali

Diwali

What is Diwali? Diwali is celebrated by both Sikhs and Hindus but for different reasons. It is mainly known as The Festival of Light. The date of Diwali changes every year. This year it was on 27 October… if you celebrated I hope you enjoyed it! […]

World Vegan Day

World Vegan Day

Hello everyone. Today’s topic is for all the animal lovers and environmental activists out there. As many of you have probably seen on social media, it was World Vegan Day on 1 November. A lot of people might think now: What? Veganism? That’s way too […]

Winter is coming

Winter is coming

Hello people, Recently the weather has been quite wet and cold. Hopefully this post is not too late!  I want to suggest some of the places to buy wet weather essentials in the city centre. In the coming months, the winds can get quite strong. […]

Into the Semester

Into the Semester

Hi guys, Recently I went for sushi, so I wanted to share with you some of my favourite ‘all you can eat’ buffets around Birmingham, where you can eat as much as you want. I am sure that these would satisfy your appetites, and they can be […]

Food is Life

Food is Life

Hey guys. This week I thought I’d share my secrets to cooking as a uni student. As an aspiring chef, I’ll even throw in a recipe at the bottom. For the freshers, this may give you some insight to meal budgeting and reducing instant meals. There are […]

UCB Freshers 2019

UCB Freshers 2019

Hello everyone! I hope you are having a good start to September and are all sorted with your accommodation. There is a lot in store for you all this month. The UCB Guild along with Naughty Horse have organised Freshers 2019, with events going on until the 27th so you will […]

Catering work placement

Catering work placement

Hello again! Another busy week on my work placement has gone by and it was a very hot week too – lovely weather for weddings but not so lovely to be in the kitchen! I spent the weekend out of Birmingham with two weddings to cater for, […]

Things to do around Birmingham

Things to do around Birmingham

Hello again:) If you are moving into UCB accommodation, you are probably wondering what there is to do around Birmingham. As I live local, I can let you know about a few places which my friends and I love to go. Digbeth Dining Club is […]

Journey to UCB

Journey to UCB

Hello! It has been a very busy week, so I thought I would tell you a bit more about where I have been before moving to Birmingham and a little about my time spent here in Birmingham as a UCB student.   Army Before leaving Portugal I […]

Summer work

Summer work

Hey everyone! We are halfway through the summer holidays and three months into my work placement, so I thought I would show you some amazing places I have been to recently. At the beginning of summer I started my UCB work placement with Caviar & […]