Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Tips and Advice

How to efficiently prepare applications for graduate schemes

How to efficiently prepare applications for graduate schemes

Hey guys! Welcome back to another post. 😉 Since I’m a final year student, I have recently started to look for graduate schemes in the area I want to work after I graduate, however this task is a lot harder than what it seems! From […]

Starting your dissertation

Starting your dissertation

Hello again! I’m in my final year at university and have chosen to write a dissertation. Have you done the same? Or have you chosen the enterprise option? Or have you still not decided?! Choose your topic wisely To write a dissertation, we are required […]

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 […]

The most powerful law in the Universe?!

The most powerful law in the Universe?!

I have recently watched a movie called The Secret, which is actually based on the book by Rhonda Bryne. The movie talks about the secret to success and to a happy life, and the secret is THE LAW OF ATTRACTION. The Law of Attraction is […]

Let’s avoid the winter blues!

Let’s avoid the winter blues!

Hello again! Have you ever noticed that during the winter months you feel a lot lower? More depressed? Or that you just tend to struggle a bit more? This is normally the way SAD affects people, however a few experience feeling low during the summer […]

The importance of being a self-motivated person

The importance of being a self-motivated person

Heya! I am back with another post, and this week I would like to talk about motivation. Motivation is a feeling that comes naturally to some of us but one that unfortunately some people lack, which can have future consequences if you cannot find it […]

Need company in lockdown?

Need company in lockdown?

Hello again! I am currently in Tenerife doing volunteer work for The Fair Earth Foundation, and one of my activities is to do dog walking at the local rescue centre called K9. They have so many lovely dogs and cats that need a home and […]

Walks in Birmingham

Walks in Birmingham

The second lockdown has started and even though we already know what to expect after the first lockdown we saw in April, I thought it would be good to give you some ideas on where to go for a walk other than the city centre! […]

How to ACE your driving test

How to ACE your driving test

Hey guys! Hope you are all doing okay and keeping safe. On this week’s post I would like to talk about driving… which is something I dearly miss, since I took my driving test in Portugal and I’m still kind of scared to drive here […]