Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Travelling

Dream holiday

Dream holiday

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and have had a good summer so far. Last week, my mum and I finally decided to book our holiday! With only a week off work and my dad and sister out of the country, we knew […]

My travel wish list

My travel wish list

As humans we have an innate compulsion to want to see things, to want to know and learn things. For me one of the best and most rewarding way to do that is travel. A holiday enables you to step quickly into the life of […]

Resorts World

Resorts World

Birmingham is a big city; there are many areas even in central Birmingham. You have the Jewellery Quarter, China Town, Digbeth and Brindley Place. A little further out you have the NEC, right by the Genting arena, this is easily accessible via the international train […]

Allergy Awareness Week

Allergy Awareness Week

Hello everyone, This week has been Allergy Awareness Week. According to AllergyUK, allergy awareness week is: “Running from Monday 23rd April to Sunday 29th April, the week is designed to raise awareness of people living with allergies. This year, we will be focusing on travelling […]

Having a car at university

Having a car at university

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and are enjoying the first week of Easter break! For this week’s blog post I wanted to chat to you about having a car at university. I have been driving now for four years with a Kia as […]

A trip to Lisbon

A trip to Lisbon

Hi everyone! So as you all know, last week I went to the amazing capital city of Portugal. I wanted to share with you all some pictures and a little bit about my experience. So first of all, if you are a fan of history […]

How to: pack like a pro

How to: pack like a pro

Hey guys! So I am writing this post on Monday 5th of March. Tomorrow I will be heading off to Lisbon with my coursemates for a week! I am so very excited about this trip (and don’t worry a post will be coming next week about […]

Commuting to uni

Commuting to uni

As we are now halfway through the year you may be finding that the halls/shared housing life isn’t for you. That is perfectly fine. I lived in halls in my first year and shared housing in my second. It wasn’t until final year that I […]

Saving money at college

Saving money at college

As said in a previous post (Differences between college and school, point number 7), college somehow does seem to drain your money very quickly. Last time I mentioned a number of things your money gets spent on: travel fairs, food, notebooks and general shopping in […]

Summer 2017 Bucket List!

Summer 2017 Bucket List!

So each summer I like to create a small bucket list of things I want to do or accomplish throughout the 3 months I have off. Since this is one of the last summers that I can enjoy completely free from typical 9-5 work, I’ve […]