Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Uni Talk

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 […]

A day in the life

A day in the life

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and are enjoying the first week of Easter break! This week, I thought I would share with you what a typical day off uni is like for me as a student. This semester, I am in uni Tuesday, […]

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 […]

What to wear ‘out-out’

What to wear ‘out-out’

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all well and aren’t missing the sun too much. This week I thought I would share with you some of the outfits I like to wear when going out clubbing or for some cocktails. Before going to uni one 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 […]

Academic Skills Centre

Academic Skills Centre

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and have been enjoying the sunny spring weather! This week I thought I would do a little follow up from my blog post about dyslexia. I spoke a little bit about the Academic Skills Centre and how […]

Vegetarian Mystery Box

Vegetarian Mystery Box

One of my classes this term has been a vegetarian class, where some ingredients were ordered and we were told we had four-and-a-half hours to create three vegetarian dishes. It’s a fundamental part of where the food industry is going, with the growing awareness of allergens and […]

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 […]

Lane7 and Gas Street Social

Lane7 and Gas Street Social

Another night out for FdA Professional Cookery! After a great trip to Ghetto Golf, we decided to try Lane7 in The Cube. The deal for £20 is a game of bowling, tokens for the arcade, a drinks voucher and a game of shuffleboard or beer […]

Dyslexia: My Story

Dyslexia: My Story

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and enjoying Reading Week! This week I thought I would talk to you about something a little more serious than what’s in my uni bag or what I eat in a day. So grab a cup of tea […]