Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Tips and Advice

Clothes Shopping on a Student Budget

Clothes Shopping on a Student Budget

Hey everyone! I hope that you’re beginning to enjoy Birmingham and managing to find your way around the city (for those that are not familiar with Brum). I’m guessing that by now you’re settling nicely into your accommodation and student budgets have been planned? No?! I […]

Food is Life

Food is Life

Hey guys. This week I thought I’d share my secrets to cooking as a uni student. As an aspiring chef, I’ll even throw in a recipe at the bottom. For the freshers, this may give you some insight to meal budgeting and reducing instant meals. There are […]

Save money on your room essentials

Save money on your room essentials

Hey guys, I hope you are enjoying Freshers’ Week, and since most of the students are starting to settle down in their new houses or dorms, you have been asking me where to buy stuff for your room really cheap. Here are some tips. This […]

World Sepsis Day 2019 – Read My Story!

World Sepsis Day 2019 – Read My Story!

Generally I find that these topics can be difficult to digest, but as it’s World Sepsis Day tomorrow (13 September), I wanted to show my support for this awareness day. Read on as I share my own sepsis story. What is sepsis? If you’ve heard about ‘sepsis’ […]

The End of Summer

The End of Summer

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!!! I hope you are okay. I want to share with you my driving licence experience and tell you what I learned about it. I am not sure if you’ve already got your licence or you are preparing for it, but either […]

For the sake of sleep, UCB ready!

For the sake of sleep, UCB ready!

With the summer holidays nearly over, I’ve been trying to get back into some form of routine, adjusting my sleep pattern and turning those late nights around so that I can be in bed at a decent hour – for the sake of sleep! Unfortunately, […]

Getting started at Uni

Getting started at Uni

Hello again everybody! Since August has come to an end and uni is around the corner, I’ve received many enquiries as some people seem to be perplexed as to what they need to bring with them for their enrolment/induction at UCB. To keep things simple, organise […]

Au-term – Preparations for going to uni

Au-term – Preparations for going to uni

One thing that I like about UCB is that it’s different to other education establishments. They offer post-16 courses as well as undergraduate and postgraduate courses so there are loads of options for study. I’m glad I chose UCB! So it’s that time of year […]

First Year’s Educational Trip to Cyprus

First Year’s Educational Trip to Cyprus

Educational Visit to Cyprus Hello, if you’re thinking about going to University, I highly recommend coming to UCB! I am coming towards the end of my first year and am pleased to share my experience with you. I enrolled in September and by February 2019 […]

Summer work

Summer work

Hey everyone! We are halfway through the summer holidays and three months into my work placement, so I thought I would show you some amazing places I have been to recently. At the beginning of summer I started my UCB work placement with Caviar & […]