Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Travelling

Power of a little red triangle

Power of a little red triangle

Always on the look-out for a new experience, I thought I would take the opportunity of the Easter break to head down to London in search of some capital culture – and I was not disappointed. Originally, I had my sights set on the Van […]

A slippery slope

A slippery slope

A heavy cold has meant I have been watching more of the Winter Olympics than is perhaps good for me. And I have got to ask myself why? (Why I have been watching it, that is.) Well, I reckon it just boils down to my […]

Staycations in the UK

Staycations in the UK

Travelling overseas is currently quite restricted and expensive. Despite the fast vaccine rollout in the UK, several countries still require a PCR test prior to entry in the country, and these tests can be quite expensive and add to your total holiday budget. If you’d […]

Things to do in Sintra

Things to do in Sintra

Hello everyone! Welcome back to a new post 🙂 This week I’m going to talk about my home town Sintra. Sintra is a top-rated travel destination in Portugal, and it is located just 35 minutes away from Lisbon, the capital. However, I must say, when […]

How are animals clever?

How are animals clever?

Hello again, I recently watched the first episode of a programme on TV called The Chaser’s Road Trip and they showed us how different animals are clever compared to humans. Monkeys On the chaser’s road trip program, they visited a bonobo monkey called Kanzi and […]

Holiday Planning in 2021

Holiday Planning in 2021

Hello everyone! I trust you are all keeping safe and busy during this lockdown x I was trying to think about something interesting to write for the blog this week, when the word holidays came up in my mind, and so I thought why not […]

My 30 by 30!

My 30 by 30!

Hi everyone, hope you had a nice weekend! This week I thought I would share some of my goals I want to achieve by the time I’m 30. I am currently working as an account manager for one of the most successful sales and marketing […]

Why education is important right now

Why education is important right now

Hello again! Are you interested in coming to university? Or having second thoughts about your studies? When I finished school, I never considered going to university as I didn’t see the benefits. However, after being made redundant from my previous job, I decided to go […]

Walks in Birmingham

Walks in Birmingham

The second lockdown has started and even though we already know what to expect after the first lockdown we saw in April, I thought it would be good to give you some ideas on where to go for a walk other than the city centre! […]

Conserving Whales and the importance

Conserving Whales and the importance

Hello again! If you read my blogs last academic year, you will understand why I have grown to love whales so much. I recently volunteered for a company called The Atlantic Whale and Dolphin Foundation (AWdF). The importance of whales Whales have such an important role […]