Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

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Is flat-sharing good for me?

Is flat-sharing good for me?

Hello everyone! And welcome back to a new post 😊 This week’s topic is about moving out of your uni accommodation to a new flat/house living with strangers. This was something I have done in the past since during my first year I used to […]

Who loves wine?

Who loves wine?

Hello again! More wine, please?! Who loves a glass of wine? This blog is written for all you wine lovers! Which do you prefer? Red, Rosé or White? Sparkling or still? Dry or sweet? I have to be honest, I love all of them! But […]

How to grow an avocado tree

How to grow an avocado tree

Hey guys, hope you’re all good! This week I thought I’d share my first ‘gardening’ attempt where I planted avocado seeds. So, this is how it all started… Back at the end of November, I ‘planted’ the avocado seeds in water, where they stayed for […]

Easy meals, on a budget edition

Easy meals, on a budget edition

Hi everyone! I wanted to share a super quick recipe with you that is not only cheap to make but also super easy! Now we’re in lockdown, I know I have used the extra time to cook my own meals a whole lot more. So, […]

British LGBTQ history and its impact today – Part 2

British LGBTQ history and its impact today – Part 2

This section I found quite difficult to write out because so much of British LGBTQ history was impacted by events outside of Britain. Usually when talking about LGBTQ rights we focus on Stonewall and the birth of pride marches and the lives and works of people […]

LGBT+ History Month

LGBT+ History Month

Hello everyone! Welcome back to another post by yours truly 😁. This week I wanted to write something that is very exciting for me. In case you don’t know, it’s February which means it’s LGBT+ History Month, therefore today I’m going to talk about the […]

England: The land of tea drinking

England: The land of tea drinking

Hello again! Are you from the UK? Do you love a cuppa? Or are you not from the UK and are struggling to understand our obsession with tea? According to the UK Tea and Infusions Association, us Brits drink around 100 million cups of tea […]

February, the month of love…

February, the month of love…

Hi everyone! So I am late to Valentine’s Day, but in my experience, we still see Valentine’s goodies in the shops and posts all over social media about Valentine’s presents and celebrations from our friends days and weeks after the occasion. So today’s blog is […]

I want to break free!

I want to break free!

Hey everyone, hope you had a great weekend! The title of my blog is ‘I want to break free’… mostly from the lockdown, haha but I want to talk about breaking your comfort zones! A ship is always safe at the shore – but that’s […]

British LGBTQ history and its impact today – Part 1

British LGBTQ history and its impact today – Part 1

As part of British LGBT+ History Month, I decided to do some research into Queer British history. LGBTQ people have always been here and we exist in cultures all across the world. These blogs are just a brief summary of key events that I think […]