Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Tips and Advice

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 […]

What to wear ‘out-out’

What to wear ‘out-out’

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all well and aren’t missing the sun too much. This week I thought I would share with you some of the outfits I like to wear when going out clubbing or for some cocktails. Before going to uni one of […]

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 […]

Must-have apps for students

Must-have apps for students

To be honest, we can’t live without our phones nowadays can we? So, we better use them as best as possible. We all know the basic apps to use: Instagram, Twitter, Lightroom, Uber, a few games… however, there are some other not-so-basic apps that students […]

How I store my bathroom bits!

How I store my bathroom bits!

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and having a good week. When moving into student housing with other people, one thing I thought about was the bathroom and where I was going to put all my stuff. I am the type of person […]

Cheap destinations to travel to during reading week

Cheap destinations to travel to during reading week

Ordinarily, reading week is when you have the opportunity to rest and work on your assignments. Unfortunately, I will not have the privilege of enjoying it with that goal as all my first three assignments are due before this week. Having said that, I will […]

What to do this Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day in Birmingham

What to do this Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day in Birmingham

People tend to say Birmingham is an “okay” city and there is not much to do. However, I tend to disagree with that and I always like to share my tips on what to do and see around this GREAT city. A few months ago […]

Flying for beginners

Flying for beginners

So until recently I wasn’t really a seasoned flyer. I hadn’t even had a passport until I was 14, and even since then I have been to fewer than ten countries and never left Europe. If you’re like me, sometimes you can be a bit of […]

CV Masterclass

CV Masterclass

Googling how to write a CV seems to be the most obvious way to go. Guides are thrown up on how to format a CV. But formatting isn’t the only element. It’s not just etiquette that matters, it’s content. There are several parts to a […]

How I plan an assignment

How I plan an assignment

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and enjoyed the first week of second semester. I don’t know about many other courses, but I know for Events Management, the first week is usually when we get given our assignment briefs. So, I thought I would […]