Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

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Bars in Brum

Bars in Brum

Birmingham is one of the biggest hubs of nightlife, but is also home to cocktail bars and classy hangouts galore. Because I truly believe I’m Blake Lively in A Simple Favor with a gin martini (or just Blake lively in general) I love a cocktail […]

5 non-English speaking series you must watch

5 non-English speaking series you must watch

The summer is here, and that screams sun, travelling and beer gardens! But still, sometimes we just feel like staying home in our pyjamas all day, including me. One of my favourite plans all year round is to watch Netflix from dawn to dusk, and […]

What’s in my handbag!

What’s in my handbag!

For the past few weeks I’ve been walking around with a holdall juggling work, uni, gym and social life. Everything you could possibly think of was in that bag but now, with assignments in and life calming down, I’ve switched to a handbag and reduced […]

Road trip to the Cotswolds

Road trip to the Cotswolds

During my Easter break, me and my friend Lydia decided to head down to the Cotswolds for a summer’s day out. Now that she can drive (better than I thought actually) we can venture further than taking the dogs for a walk (and yes we […]

Summer Body Ready

Summer Body Ready

Hello, hope everyone is enjoying their Easter break! My last post was all about getting creative on an Easter bake, but now I’m going to do a complete 180 to talk about the things I’ll be doing to get into shape for the summer! First, […]

Cheerleading competitions

Cheerleading competitions

As many people know, I’m part of the UCB Cheerleading society and on March 16 and March 23, we had competitions. This is a huge deal as we have been training for months, learning routines, perfecting backcombing (don’t get me started) and getting organised for […]

Interview with Guild president Ross Loveitt

Interview with Guild president Ross Loveitt

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of interviewing Ross Loveitt, the president of the Guild of Students at UCB. After contacting Ross he kindly agreed to let me interview him for the University blog (I think this is before he realised I’d take up […]

Five items I can’t live without

Five items I can’t live without

Okay, I know… ‘I can’t live without’ seems a bit exaggerated, but the truth is that there are at least five items I always have in my bag now (well except for one, you’ll get why) and I wanted to share them with you. 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 […]

How I spent Reading Week

How I spent Reading Week

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and are settling back into things after Reading Week. During Reading Week, I went home and took a bit of time to relax due to feeling rather stressed and overwhelmed with the past few weeks. So I thought […]