Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Travelling

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 […]

Edgbaston Reservoir

Edgbaston Reservoir

Hello again everyone! Living in a vibrant and fast-paced city like Birmingham in our day-to-day studying or working, we forget to keep a bit more in touch with nature sometimes. We simply forget about it, being as busy as we are sometimes with so many responsibilities. […]

Happy Holi!

Happy Holi!

Hey!! Happy Holi!!!  I hope you have been enjoying Holi. If you’re not sure what Holi is, I will explain to you in this blog. 🙂 What is Holi? Holi is an ancient Indian festival which is mainly celebrated by Hindus. It signifies good over […]

Atlantic Whale and Dolphin Foundation – Tenerife!

Atlantic Whale and Dolphin Foundation – Tenerife!

Hola! Como estas?! Hey! How are you?! If you read my previous blogs, you will know I am currently working in Tenerife… So in this blog, I will be sharing my experience so far with you! My first thoughts I landed in Tenerife on Wednesday […]

Work placement

Work placement

Hi everyone! As some of you may know, I am currently in my work placement year of my Culinary Arts Management degree. I’m almost 10 months into my placement – some times were crazy busy and flew right by, a lot of challenges, new experiences and so […]

Tenerife Whale Nation

Tenerife Whale Nation

Hello hello hello! 🙂 So… it’s official! Whale Nation have booked my flights to go to Tenerife!! I will be there between 19 February and 7 March! Although I am looking forward to this work placement, I am also very nervous! I have never worked abroad […]

Madeira

Madeira

Hello everyone! Today I thought I would give you a little introduction about my home as some of you may know I grew up in Madeira Island (Portugal) and there is so much I could tell you about. For five years it’s been considered the ‘Best Island […]