Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Tips and Advice

Top summer reads

Top summer reads

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and have been enjoying the gorgeous summer sun. Some of you may know from my previous blog post that I went away on holiday last week. I don’t know about any of you, but I love nothing […]

The power of student discount

The power of student discount

A major perk of being a student is student discount. Student discounts can be used in a variety of ways some shops accept ID from your education institution as proof whereas others only accept UNiDAYS ID. UNiDAYS is an app for students which give access […]

Holiday essentials

Holiday essentials

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and ready for this week’s blog post. I am going on holiday on Saturday and so I thought this week I would share with you my holiday essentials. Bikini or swimming costume – Again, this depends what […]

Life lessons

Life lessons

As I come to the end of my degree, I feel as though I have learned a lot in the past three years of university, and in life as a whole. I know a lot of you come here for advice on university life, so […]

Spring/summer essentials

Spring/summer essentials

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and enjoyed the hot weather we had this week! I don’t know about any of you but I loved seeing the sun and feeling the warmth take over the air.  It got me thinking about some spring/summer […]

Making the most of the Easter holidays

Making the most of the Easter holidays

Hello everyone! The holidays are here! I know I have been looking forward to this break for a few weeks now, and cannot wait to go home. I thought I’d write this blog post today to help you think about the best way to make […]

How to land a job easily

How to land a job easily

So many of my friends who are students tell me they are struggling to get a job. However, money is tight and they need the extra cash. I’ve had many different jobs over the years and I somehow seem to always get the job I […]

How I deal with work stress

How I deal with work stress

Hello everyone,   It is officially less than a month until my dissertation draft is due in, and it’s fair to say that I am feeling the pressure. After years of exams and assignments: GCSEs, AS exams, A-Levels and now uni work, I think I’ve […]

When you’re stuck in a rut

When you’re stuck in a rut

Hello everyone,   As I am in my final year, I am writing a dissertation. Before Christmas I felt really on track- I was excited about what I was writing, I found it reasonably easy to take notes and type up my findings. However, coming […]

Top 5 female YouTubers to follow

Top 5 female YouTubers to follow

YouTube is a massive thing these days and almost everyone has an account, if not even their own channel. So I thought it would be cool to share my top five favourite female YouTubers to watch with you guys. Patricia Bright – fashion, beauty and […]