Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Tips and Advice

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 […]

The best places to study in Birmingham city centre

The best places to study in Birmingham city centre

The second semester is upon us and that means starting to study to get that First Class degree, so I thought it would be good to let you know all about the places I believe are the best for studying in Birmingham city centre. It really depends […]

How to get a job

How to get a job

Before even looking for a job, it’s important to realise what you’re getting yourself into. Getting a job is exciting and new, but if you don’t have the patience or resilience to keep going and turning up, you need to evaluate the situation. Building a […]

Getting Back Into Things

Getting Back Into Things

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and ready to start back at uni! After a long break over Christmas, it can often be hard to get back into things. So, I like to try and do little things to help make it that bit […]

Spending a day in London – on a budget!

Spending a day in London – on a budget!

Hello everyone! It was my birthday recently (hello 19), so I decided to go back to Portugal for a few days to spend the special day with my family and childhood friends. I flew from London since there are no direct flights to Lisbon from Birmingham […]

WOW!

WOW!

Well, I know what you’re thinking… it is such a vague title, what do I mean by wow? What is this post about? I could say it is about everything, to be honest. Everything that left me speechless during the last year, and my hopes […]

What’s in my uni bag?

What’s in my uni bag?

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and have had a good week! For this week’s post I thought I would give you an update on what I carry in my uni bag as a third year student. At school, we never had to […]