Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Money Matters

Supporting businesswomen and men

Supporting businesswomen and men

Hello again 🙂 I hope you’re staying extra safe now that lockdown restrictions have been lifted and shops have been reopened. I think if the shops remained closed during this pandemic, our economy would really be struggling even more than what we have already. I […]

How to Save Money on Textbooks

How to Save Money on Textbooks

Hey everyone. How are you all doing? I hope you’re still staying safe and following social distancing rules, we’re not in the all clear zone yet! Anyway, today I wanted to talk about how you can save money on textbooks. If you’ve been reading my […]

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 ÂŁ44 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 […]

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 […]

Clothes Shopping on a Student Budget

Clothes Shopping on a Student Budget

Hey everyone! I hope that you’re beginning to enjoy Birmingham and managing to find your way around the city (for those that are not familiar with Brum). I’m guessing that by now you’re settling nicely into your accommodation and student budgets have been planned? No?! I […]

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 […]

Save money on your room essentials

Save money on your room essentials

Hey guys, I hope you are enjoying Freshers’ Week, and since most of the students are starting to settle down in their new houses or dorms, you have been asking me where to buy stuff for your room really cheap. Here are some tips. This […]

Getting started at Uni

Getting started at Uni

Hello again everybody! Since August has come to an end and uni is around the corner, I’ve received many enquiries as some people seem to be perplexed as to what they need to bring with them for their enrolment/induction at UCB. To keep things simple, organise […]

Trip to the world’s biggest Primark!

Trip to the world’s biggest Primark!

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and not too stressed with deadlines. A few weeks ago I went to check out the biggest Primark in the world. So, this week I thought I would share with you what I thought and what I bought! […]