Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

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10 top tips for students

10 top tips for students

Having been at university for two years now, I feel I have learnt a great deal of tips and tricks for students that I thought you ought to know if you are starting university. Tip 1: Be open minded to meeting new people – By […]

Angloville – London

Angloville – London

As my previous blog posts have indicated I have had a summer of travelling and one of my stops was London where I stayed at Roehampton University partaking in a programme called Angloville. First I should probably explain what Angloville is. Angloville is a language […]

Uni Friendly Outfits – Autumn

Uni Friendly Outfits – Autumn

                This week I thought I would post a couple of outfits which I deem to be uni friendly. This time of the year is a nightmare, one day its summer the next its winter… we can’t keep […]

10 random facts about me

10 random facts about me

I will be writing to you every week for the next few months so you will know what I’m up to and what  I’ll be doing with my life. However I think it’s also important for you to get to know a little bit more […]

Bye Maltings… Hello new home!

Bye Maltings… Hello new home!

Going to university – it’s not only choosing the place and course, but also choosing accommodation. I know how stressful this can be so thought I should try to help you with pieces of advice based on my own experience? Last year I decided to stay at […]

This isn’t a goodbye

This isn’t a goodbye

So guys, today is my last ever blog on UCBloggers. I know, try and hold back the tears. But I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for coming along with me on this ride. Even though this has been a difficult […]

Coping with grief

Coping with grief

Fortunately this is a topic I haven’t had masses of experience with. I’ve never lost a sibling, or a parent, but I have lost a friend. In 2017 someone who was extremely special to me passed away. Grief is a funny emotion and one that […]

The power of student discount

The power of student discount

A major perk of being a student is student discount. Student discounts can be used in a variety of ways some shops accept ID from your education institution as proof whereas others only accept UNiDAYS ID. UNiDAYS is an app for students which give access […]

You can’t win them all

You can’t win them all

This week I just wanted to touch on something that I believe needs to be spoken about more widely. My little sister has just finished her GCSEs and to say the experience for her was traumatic is an understatement. This brought back memories for me […]

The best brownie recipe ever

The best brownie recipe ever

Hello everyone, This is one of my favourite recipes to make- its quick and easy and perfect for sharing.   You will need: 200g butter 200g dark chocolate 3 eggs 250g caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 112g plain flour     Preheat the oven […]