Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Tips and Advice

Mum and daughter time: girl’s weekend

Mum and daughter time: girl’s weekend

Leaving home at 17 and moving to another country alone taught me a lot. First of all the friendships, or should I write the ‘friendships’? It’s when you are away that you start to understand who is genuinely there for you and cares about you. […]

Not-So Student Nights!

Not-So Student Nights!

Hello! I hope everyone is coping through the final weeks of uni and all those deadlines that seem to have come all at once! I have one more deadline and a couple of presentations and then I’m done for the year and it’s safe to […]

City Break in Valencia

City Break in Valencia

The classes are now over and that means it’s time to enjoy the so long-awaited summer! We will have a few months without any essays, reports or presentations so we might as well get the most out of it. City breaks are for me one […]

Les Misérables

Les Misérables

So recently, I got to go see Les Misérables at the Hippodrome, Birmingham. As a theatre lover, I’ve done a few posts about different shows I’ve seen, such as Wicked or The Wizard of Oz, and I’ve always said if I had more disposable income, going to […]

Dudley Zoo

Dudley Zoo

With the sun shining and a fleeting heatwave (it was actually hotter than New York in Birmingham), me and Luke headed to Dudley Zoo, which is extremely easy to get to. We got the 126 bus from Broad Street to right outside, so for anyone who […]

UCB Spa – Microneedling Treatment

UCB Spa – Microneedling Treatment

Two weeks ago I won a little competition posted on the UCB Spa’s Instagram account (@ucbspa) for their new microneedling facial treatment. The Spa is located in Richmond House on the ground floor, to the right of the stairs and to the back. After checking in […]

What to wear ‘out-out’

What to wear ‘out-out’

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all well and aren’t missing the sun too much. This week I thought I would share with you some of the outfits I like to wear when going out clubbing or for some cocktails. Before going to uni one of […]

Lunching in London

Lunching in London

Did you know you can get trains to London for as little as £16.50 return?? That’s £8 there and back! I once found a single ticket for £7 from Birmingham New Street to Euston on a Friday afternoon so I booked it and went down […]

Must-have apps for students

Must-have apps for students

To be honest, we can’t live without our phones nowadays can we? So, we better use them as best as possible. We all know the basic apps to use: Instagram, Twitter, Lightroom, Uber, a few games… however, there are some other not-so-basic apps that students […]

How I store my bathroom bits!

How I store my bathroom bits!

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and having a good week. When moving into student housing with other people, one thing I thought about was the bathroom and where I was going to put all my stuff. I am the type of person […]