Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Mind Body & Soul

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and have been enjoying these warm autumn days! I am writing this post on a day that has become well-known and is spoken about a great deal more than ever before: World Mental Health Day. Before I get into […]

Five tips to cope with stress and get those assignments done

Five tips to cope with stress and get those assignments done

So being on my third week of the semester now, I can definitely say the second year will not be an easy task. I’ll be honest with you, I’ve noticed a huge difference between the standards of the first year to this year. However, I […]

The big move

The big move

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and have had an amazing summer holiday. The clock is ticking and it is nearly time for the big move. This time of year can be filled with mixed emotions, trust me I felt them all when […]

10 random facts about me

10 random facts about me

I will be writing to you every week for the next few months so you will know what I’m up to and what  I’ll be doing with my life. However I think it’s also important for you to get to know a little bit more […]

Coping with grief

Coping with grief

Fortunately this is a topic I haven’t had masses of experience with. I’ve never lost a sibling, or a parent, but I have lost a friend. In 2017 someone who was extremely special to me passed away. Grief is a funny emotion and one that […]

And the results are in…

And the results are in…

This week I got my final results for my whole degree. I was relieved to find out I will be receiving a 2:1 BA Hons in Business Enterprise. This time last year I would have been extremely disappointed with that grade. However, this year has […]

Things to do over summer

Things to do over summer

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and have been enjoying the hot weather! With second year now finished for me, I have 3 months until uni starts to do what ever I want. Well, within reason haha! Although I am working over the summer, […]

Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Going to university is scary, and moving away from loved ones is even scarier. Love is the most potent emotion we know as humans. Absence is one of those things that test the love we have, like a flower it either blooms in the adversity […]

Pet therapy – service animals

Pet therapy – service animals

You may have noticed the use of service animals becoming more common for people with mental health issues. I felt like talking about this because I recently identified that it was, in fact, the adoption of my cat that brought me out of my depression […]

Time for a change

Time for a change

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well, and looking forward to summer holidays. The past year, I feel I have grown so much. I have learnt more about myself during second year than I ever have before. With this new feeling of change in […]