Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Tips and Advice

Mindful Matters

Mindful Matters

Hey everyone, I hope you’re all doing well. Today, I just wanted to talk about mental wellbeing while staying at home, because I believe that it’s vital and contributes to our physical and emotional health. The last few weeks have been hectic because my family’s whole […]

Cleanliness guidelines reminder

Cleanliness guidelines reminder

Hey everyone! I hope everyone is well and that you are staying safe! Just to help you remember the best practices, I am going to give you a little reminder of the health and safety guidelines. 🙂 Even if you haven’t ventured outside during this […]

Starting to love exercise

Starting to love exercise

Hello again! During this crazy pandemic, I have needed to keep myself busy and seeing as I have always struggled to find some enjoyable exercise, I have finally found some methods that I love which I will share with you!! 🙂 If you have a goal […]

International Day of Happiness

International Day of Happiness

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!! I hope you are well and staying calm in these hard days. Today I would like to raise awareness of the International Day of Happiness, which was last Friday (20 March). This day focuses on three purposes, which are: “Keep Calm, Stay […]

Never forget the bright side

Never forget the bright side

Hey everyone! I hope you and your families are doing well and taking care of each other. Another week has gone by and day by day, we see how much impact and disruption the virus Covid-19 is having all over the world to all our lives […]

Social Distancing and Self Isolation

Social Distancing and Self Isolation

Hello!! I hope you are well. During this pandemic, self-isolation and social distancing have been advised for those who have health conditions, those who are elderly and for those who have contact with vulnerable people. Many will agree that the thought of self-isolation sounds scary and […]

Overcoming Our Fears of Public Speaking

Overcoming Our Fears of Public Speaking

Okay, so we’ve probably all been there – maybe a student presentation in a crowded room, all eyes on you, heart racing, hands shaking, palms sweating, mouth trembling, voice quivering… what is that fear all about and how can we overcome it? Generally it’s known as […]

Second week with AWDF – Tenerife

Second week with AWDF – Tenerife

Hola! How are you?  So I finished my time in Tenerife with The Atlantic Whale and Dolphin Foundation (AWDF) and it’s time to tell you all about my second week! Boat Work Going on the boats was one of my favourite opportunities at AWDF! You […]

University Mental Health Day

University Mental Health Day

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!!! I hope everything is going well and you are not too stressed yet with assignments. Tomorrow is University Mental Health Day and it’s mainly to promote the mental health of everyone who is part of the university, from the students to […]

The importance of good nutrition for academic performance

The importance of good nutrition for academic performance

Hello everyone, hope you are doing well! Today I thought I would discuss why our nutrition is so important for our academic performance. As most of us know, good nutrition provides innumerable benefits, not only for the health of our bodies but also our mental […]