Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Tips and Advice

Accommodation tips from a final year student

Accommodation tips from a final year student

Hello everyone! The sun has been out lately and I hope you are all enjoying the nice weather 🙂 This week’s post is mostly directed to freshers, so if you are joining University College Birmingham in September and still haven’t sorted out your accommodation for […]

What I wish I knew before starting my degree

What I wish I knew before starting my degree

Hello everyone, and welcome back to a new post by yours truly! By the way, I’m sorry for not posting anything last week. With all the stress from some assignments that I have due in the following days and a dissertation to complete, sometimes it’s […]

The Benefits of Sunshine

The Benefits of Sunshine

Hi everyone,  Hallelujah, hallelujah! The sun is here and not to jinx it but it looks like she’s sticking around for a while! So, let’s make the most of it and talk all things sun. It’s actually amazing how many benefits the sunshine can have […]

An introduction to meditation

An introduction to meditation

Hey everyone! Welcome back to a new post! 🙂 I hope you are all catching up with your assignments and completing those dissertations. I know times are stressful, especially with all the close deadlines that are coming up, therefore today I’d like to introduce you […]

Long-term effects of Covid-19

Long-term effects of Covid-19

Hey everyone! Welcome back to a new post by yours truly. 🙂 If you’ve been following my posts since the beginning you’ll know that back in October 2020, I tested positive for Covid-19. Despite having just mild symptoms, there are things that up to the […]

My top TedTalks list

My top TedTalks list

Hi everyone, hope you’re doing well! This week I thought I’d share a list of my favourite TedTalks with you, as mentioned in my previous post Why I love early mornings. One of the reasons is that I have time to listen to different TedTalks that […]

Best part-time jobs for uni students

Best part-time jobs for uni students

Hello everyone and welcome back to a new post! I hope the lot of you have had a lovely week 😀. On this week’s post I’m going to tell you which part-time jobs would be the best if you want to have some money aside […]

My Guide to Spring in the Garden

My Guide to Spring in the Garden

Happy spring everybody! So, it’s finally March, which gives us all hope that spring is on the horizon, the start of longer, sunnier and warmer days.  As the days get warmer and the sun pokes out more often, we all tend to spend more time […]

10 tips for building your LinkedIn profile!

10 tips for building your LinkedIn profile!

Hey guys, Hope everyone’s doing well! Back to uni this week, exciting times! Being in the final year of my course, I thought I’d share some tips on how to build a great LinkedIn profile, or as I like to call it ‘your virtual CV’. […]

We got Dis

We got Dis

Well the five-week-long semester break has finally come to an end and before me is a two-week sprint to complete my dissertation draft and hand it in. It’s funny how my brain insists I’m unprepared despite me working on this for a while now. Still the approaching deadline […]