Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Food and Drink

Bonehead

Bonehead

I found a great little restaurant near New Street Station on Lower Severn St called Bonehead. They specialise in chicken wings and dirty burgers and it’s brilliant! If you leave the station at the exit nearest Krispy Kreme downstairs, the restaurant is located a short […]

The End of Second Year!

The End of Second Year!

My second year has come to an end so I’m ready to start planning for summer! I’ve whacked the calendar out to start pencilling in some bits that I’d like to do with my time off before heading into my final year of university. Food […]

Bars in Brum

Bars in Brum

Birmingham is one of the biggest hubs of nightlife, but is also home to cocktail bars and classy hangouts galore. Because I truly believe I’m Blake Lively in A Simple Favor with a gin martini (or just Blake lively in general) I love a cocktail […]

Digbeth Dining Club

Digbeth Dining Club

With the final days of the academic year approaching, as part of enrichment for FdA Professional Cookery our lectures arranged for both the Level 4 and 5 classes to go to Digbeth Dining Club for the evening. This was partly because earlier in the year […]

Not-So Student Nights!

Not-So Student Nights!

Hello! I hope everyone is coping through the final weeks of uni and all those deadlines that seem to have come all at once! I have one more deadline and a couple of presentations and then I’m done for the year and it’s safe to […]

Easter treats!

Easter treats!

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and had a good Easter weekend! This week, I thought I would share with you a simple sweet Easter treat – chocolate nests! I don’t know about any of you but I used to love making these as […]

Easter bake

Easter bake

For Easter last year, I baked a bunny cake for my younger cousins as we usually have the family over for a big feast and this year will be no different. Well, ideally, it’ll look a little less like roadkill and more like the adorable […]

Vegan restaurant in Birmingham city centre: Natural Bar and Kitchen

Vegan restaurant in Birmingham city centre: Natural Bar and Kitchen

Nowadays, people are more aware of the problems related to food and how a poor diet can lead to serious health issues. Not only that, but how processed food, meat and fish are harmful to our body and even our planet. Although I am not […]

UCB Spa – Microneedling Treatment

UCB Spa – Microneedling Treatment

Two weeks ago I won a little competition posted on the UCB Spa’s Instagram account (@ucbspa) for their new microneedling facial treatment. The Spa is located in Richmond House on the ground floor, to the right of the stairs and to the back. After checking in […]

Lunching in London

Lunching in London

Did you know you can get trains to London for as little as £16.50 return?? That’s £8 there and back! I once found a single ticket for £7 from Birmingham New Street to Euston on a Friday afternoon so I booked it and went down […]