Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Food and Drink

Work placement

Work placement

Hi everyone! As some of you may know, I am currently in my work placement year of my Culinary Arts Management degree. I’m almost 10 months into my placement – some times were crazy busy and flew right by, a lot of challenges, new experiences and so […]

UCB Moss House

UCB Moss House

Hello everyone! Today I decided to talk about the £44 million investment into the new University College Birmingham campus, Moss House. This is an elite building featuring cutting-edge facilities for everything from nursing and social work to physiotherapy and sport and fitness.  The new building is the […]

Madeira

Madeira

Hello everyone! Today I thought I would give you a little introduction about my home as some of you may know I grew up in Madeira Island (Portugal) and there is so much I could tell you about. For five years it’s been considered the ‘Best Island […]

Sustainable shopping

Sustainable shopping

Hey everyone, I hope you enjoy your last days before the holidays, now that university is over for this year. For today I would like to talk about sustainable shopping. There are some things that are quite obvious and easy but some others could be […]

Digbeth

Digbeth

Hello everyone! Many of you might have gone back to your family to celebrate the Christmas holidays and New Year’s Eve, but for all of you who stay over the holidays, I have an interesting topic about one of my favourite places in Birmingham.  Today […]

New Street Station

New Street Station

Hey everyone! I am pretty sure that most of you know at least a little bit about today’s topic since it is one of the most central and busiest places in Birmingham. What I would like to talk about today is the Birmingham New Street […]

Own Your Winter Wellness

Own Your Winter Wellness

Hey everyone! It doesn’t seem that long ago since Christmas cards started appearing in the shops and if you’ve already started counting down, you’ll know that there are less than 4 weeks to go! Even though the winter season can be full of excitement – party […]

Birmingham Christmas Market

Birmingham Christmas Market

Frohe Weihnachten alle zusammen! That’s German for Merry Christmas and that’s what today’s topic will be about. Even though Christmas is still over a month away, the city centre is already shining in warming lights and Christmas songs are ringing in the streets. The reason […]

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 […]