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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 […]

Tapas at Ocho, Jewellery Quarter

Tapas at Ocho, Jewellery Quarter

I recently paid a visit to the tapas restaurant in the Jewellery Quarter called Ocho. I’d wanted to visit since it opened, but after seeing ‘50% off on Wednesdays’ on one of their Instagram posts, I thought it was definitely time! Firstly, 50% off is […]

Valentine’s Movies

Valentine’s Movies

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and had a lovely Valentine’s Day. For this week’s blog post I thought I would continue with the idea of love and share with you some of my favourite romance films. Love Actually – Although this is […]

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

As talked about previously in my blog post ‘Defying Gravity‘, I’m a huge theatre fan. I’ve seen a number of productions at various theatres, including Shakespeare in Stratford, musicals at the Hippodrome, amateur productions and open air theatre. One theatre I’d never been to before […]

Get to know: Salcooks

Get to know: Salcooks

A few months ago I wrote about a superb place just by Victoria Square, and after that I thought I could tell you about more places you definitely need to visit. I’m very proud of being Portuguese, you could say, and I’m definitely very proud of […]

Assignment Researching

Assignment Researching

In one of my more recent posts, I gave simple tips for putting together and writing an assignment (click here). In this post, I’m going to detail some more specific types of assignments, as well as reputable sources which could be applicable to certain courses. […]