Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

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Mindful Matters

Mindful Matters

Hey everyone, I hope you’re all doing well. Today, I just wanted to talk about mental wellbeing while staying at home, because I believe that it’s vital and contributes to our physical and emotional health. The last few weeks have been hectic because my family’s whole […]

The Importance of the Little Things

The Importance of the Little Things

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!!! I hope you are feeling well and healthy. I understand that these days are complicated, but nevertheless I always believe there is a positive side of everything. Today I want to speak about what is really important. Those small things that, […]

What to do during lockdown

What to do during lockdown

Hey everyone! If you’re anything like me, you’re usually always on the go. Since we’re all self-isolating and practising social distancing, you might be finding it difficult to stay indoors and restrict journeys only to go to the supermarkets – unless you’re on the front line of […]

Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!! I hope you are feeling good and healthy. Today I would like to emphasise the importance of maintaining ourselves free from stress. I am the first one who stresses out when lots of things jumble up. But we all need to […]

Daylight Savings

Daylight Savings

Hey guys! On 29 March we shifted an hour ahead because of daylight savings. Staying up late or waking up early might seem like no big deal for most of us, especially during these times. This was a concept introduced by Benjamin Franklin in late […]

5 Ways to Positively Fuel Your Day

5 Ways to Positively Fuel Your Day

Hey everyone. How are you doing? I hope you are well and I sincerely mean that. At the moment the number one subject on everyone’s lips is the coronavirus which Claudio wrote about in a recent post, and I just feel that fear is gripping the nation […]

International Day of Happiness

International Day of Happiness

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!! I hope you are well and staying calm in these hard days. Today I would like to raise awareness of the International Day of Happiness, which was last Friday (20 March). This day focuses on three purposes, which are: “Keep Calm, Stay […]

Never forget the bright side

Never forget the bright side

Hey everyone! I hope you and your families are doing well and taking care of each other. Another week has gone by and day by day, we see how much impact and disruption the virus Covid-19 is having all over the world to all our lives […]

Overcoming Our Fears of Public Speaking

Overcoming Our Fears of Public Speaking

Okay, so we’ve probably all been there – maybe a student presentation in a crowded room, all eyes on you, heart racing, hands shaking, palms sweating, mouth trembling, voice quivering… what is that fear all about and how can we overcome it? Generally it’s known as […]

Disabled Access Day 2020

Disabled Access Day 2020

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!! I hope everyone is feeling well. Today I am going to speak about “Disabled Access Day” which took place on Monday 16 March. I will be focusing on how University College Birmingham supports students with any disability, opening their doors to higher education […]