Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Mind Body & Soul

World Sepsis Day 2019 – Read My Story!

World Sepsis Day 2019 – Read My Story!

Generally I find that these topics can be difficult to digest, but as it’s World Sepsis Day tomorrow (13 September), I wanted to show my support for this awareness day. Read on as I share my own sepsis story. What is sepsis? If you’ve heard about ‘sepsis’ […]

Cannock Chase

Cannock Chase

Hello again! As it’s the perfect weather for walking, I thought I’d share with you my favourite local place to go for it! Cannock Chase is about 18 miles away from Birmingham city centre so it’s about half an hour away by car. It’s a […]

For the sake of sleep, UCB ready!

For the sake of sleep, UCB ready!

With the summer holidays nearly over, I’ve been trying to get back into some form of routine, adjusting my sleep pattern and turning those late nights around so that I can be in bed at a decent hour – for the sake of sleep! Unfortunately, […]

Save Lives, Give Blood

Save Lives, Give Blood

  Hello again!! For a long time, I have wanted to donate blood and in August 2019 I finally registered myself as a blood donor. I was made aware of donating blood when I was quite young as my dad and granddad have done it […]

Goodbye UCBloggers, hello final year

Goodbye UCBloggers, hello final year

So this is it… my last post ever on the blog! It’s been an amazing experience to be able to write for all of you, to tell you about my experience at uni and also why Birmingham is such an incredible place to study and […]

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 […]

Finishing uni!

Finishing uni!

OMG I have done it… I have completed 3 years at university! I cannot believe it is over. The last three years have been such an amazing experience. I have met some incredible people, tried new things and learnt lots. I have been on a […]

Mum and daughter time: girl’s weekend

Mum and daughter time: girl’s weekend

Leaving home at 17 and moving to another country alone taught me a lot. First of all the friendships, or should I write the ‘friendships’? It’s when you are away that you start to understand who is genuinely there for you and cares about you. […]

Cheerleading competitions

Cheerleading competitions

As many people know, I’m part of the UCB Cheerleading society and on March 16 and March 23, we had competitions. This is a huge deal as we have been training for months, learning routines, perfecting backcombing (don’t get me started) and getting organised for […]

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 […]