Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Money Matters

Why education is important right now

Why education is important right now

Hello again! Are you interested in coming to university? Or having second thoughts about your studies? When I finished school, I never considered going to university as I didn’t see the benefits. However, after being made redundant from my previous job, I decided to go […]

Christmas gifts on a budget? I got you

Christmas gifts on a budget? I got you

Hey guys!!! Welcome back to a new post! As we all know Christmas time is coming. It is a wonderful time of the year full of joy, family time, good vibes, and very importantly gifts! Those Christmas gifts we all loved to receive as kids […]

Money-saving tips for new students!

Money-saving tips for new students!

Hello everyone and welcome back to a new post by me! Since we are starting a new academic year and lots of new students will be joining us soon, I have decided to dedicate this post to money-saving tips, and how to enjoy the best […]

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 […]