Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Uni Talk

Accommodation tips from a final year student

Accommodation tips from a final year student

Hello everyone! The sun has been out lately and I hope you are all enjoying the nice weather 🙂 This week’s post is mostly directed to freshers, so if you are joining University College Birmingham in September and still haven’t sorted out your accommodation for […]

My dissertation nightmare

My dissertation nightmare

Hello everyone! So as you can see from the title of this post, I am in deep trouble! My dissertation was due on 22 April, but I had to ask for an extension due to some personal problems. It’s been a challenging year, but here […]

I Completed My Dissertation

I Completed My Dissertation

Words I never thought I’d be saying if you asked me 3 or 4 months ago! This blog is aimed at those who will be writing and completing a dissertation next year (2021/22). I hope I can share some wisdom from what I have learned […]

My favourite pubs in Birmingham!

My favourite pubs in Birmingham!

Hey everyone, After my previous post on my year in lockdown, I thought I’d share a few of my favourite pubs in Birmingham with you so that we can all look forward to them fully reopening for the summer! Here’s the list: 1. The Malt […]

What I wish I knew before starting my degree

What I wish I knew before starting my degree

Hello everyone, and welcome back to a new post by yours truly! By the way, I’m sorry for not posting anything last week. With all the stress from some assignments that I have due in the following days and a dissertation to complete, sometimes it’s […]

My year in lockdown: Looking back on 2020 – and ahead to 2021!

My year in lockdown: Looking back on 2020 – and ahead to 2021!

Hey everyone, Hope you’re doing well and enjoyed the sunshine last week! I definitely got sunburned already! As the lockdown is now officially over and we see the pubs opening up again and people back in the streets, I wanted to talk about my year […]

My return to University College Birmingham

My return to University College Birmingham

Hi everyone, how are you? As lockdown restrictions start to ease, this saw my return to University College Birmingham after a whole year had gone by! A whole year apart from my friends and a whole year of online lectures. As restrictions ease, this means […]

Best part-time jobs for uni students

Best part-time jobs for uni students

Hello everyone and welcome back to a new post! I hope the lot of you have had a lovely week 😀. On this week’s post I’m going to tell you which part-time jobs would be the best if you want to have some money aside […]

We got Dis

We got Dis

Well the five-week-long semester break has finally come to an end and before me is a two-week sprint to complete my dissertation draft and hand it in. It’s funny how my brain insists I’m unprepared despite me working on this for a while now. Still the approaching deadline […]

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 […]