Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Travelling

Symbolism around the world

Symbolism around the world

Hello again! Since I’ve been in Tenerife, I have taken on a Global Citizenship Project which partly involves me teaching children about environmental problems, society issues, general knowledge of their local wildlife and history of the planet and inhabitants. One of the topics I am […]

Global citizenship project

Global citizenship project

Hello again! As part of my placement here in Tenerife, I have been given the role of project coordinator for my education project. I will be teaching children about topics which aren’t usually taught in school. For example, about nature in their local area, indigenous […]

Vegan food

Vegan food

Hello again! I hope you’re staying safe 🙂 If you’ve been reading my previous blogs, you will know that I’m currently doing volunteer work in Tenerife. On Friday, we participated in a vegan workshop and I really enjoyed it. I think it’s really vital for […]

Sustainable Tourism Activities in Tenerife

Sustainable Tourism Activities in Tenerife

Hello again! If you have been reading my previous blogs you will know that I am working in Tenerife for the next 2 months as a volunteer. What is sustainable tourism? Sustainable tourism is the idea of travelling to a country as a tourist and […]

First Week Back in Tenerife

First Week Back in Tenerife

Hello again! I have finally come back to Tenerife on another work placement and this time I am here for 2 months! I have already completed my first week and in this blog, I will tell you all about it. Land-based Research Since the coronavirus […]

Virtual Volunteering

Virtual Volunteering

Hello again 🙂 By the time you read this, I will be in Tenerife starting my 2-month volunteering placement journey. I have to be honest, I am quite anxious to be flying during the coronavirus pandemic and to be going away for 2 months is […]

Join us after summer!

Join us after summer!

Hello again ☺️ I hope you’re all staying safe! Are you planning on starting university after summer? Would you like to know what it’s like to be starting in September? I joined in September 2018 so I can tell you what my journey has been […]

Are you ready to go back to the normal everyday life?

Are you ready to go back to the normal everyday life?

Hello again, I hope you’re staying safe! 🙂 The UK has been in “lockdown” for eight weeks now (although it hasn’t been properly enforced compared to other countries). Are you ready to go back to a normal lifestyle? Do you feel like the world is […]

Mediterranean with Simon Reeve

Mediterranean with Simon Reeve

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all okay and staying safe. 🙂 What programmes and films have you been watching during lockdown? One programme I have found really interesting is Mediterranean with Simon Reeve. Episode 1 – shows Simon’s journey from Malta to Italy and then Albania. […]

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 […]