Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Uni Talk

Why education is important right now

Why education is important right now

Hello again! Are you interested in coming to university? Or having second thoughts about your studies? When I finished school, I never considered going to university as I didn’t see the benefits. However, after being made redundant from my previous job, I decided to go […]

Life update

Life update

Hellooo everyone! 🙂 This week, I want to give you lot a little update on how I am doing and what’s been going on lately in my life. As most of you know, I’m a final year student, and let me tell all of you […]

Let’s avoid the winter blues!

Let’s avoid the winter blues!

Hello again! Have you ever noticed that during the winter months you feel a lot lower? More depressed? Or that you just tend to struggle a bit more? This is normally the way SAD affects people, however a few experience feeling low during the summer […]

Third year…how does the time fly by so fast?

Third year…how does the time fly by so fast?

It was 2017 when I started my Events Management degree course and I remember how, back then, the final year seemed so far away and almost like a dream! Well, guess what? It’s real, and it might be closer than it seems. As the days […]

The importance of being a self-motivated person

The importance of being a self-motivated person

Heya! I am back with another post, and this week I would like to talk about motivation. Motivation is a feeling that comes naturally to some of us but one that unfortunately some people lack, which can have future consequences if you cannot find it […]

Need company in lockdown?

Need company in lockdown?

Hello again! I am currently in Tenerife doing volunteer work for The Fair Earth Foundation, and one of my activities is to do dog walking at the local rescue centre called K9. They have so many lovely dogs and cats that need a home and […]

Walks in Birmingham

Walks in Birmingham

The second lockdown has started and even though we already know what to expect after the first lockdown we saw in April, I thought it would be good to give you some ideas on where to go for a walk other than the city centre! […]

Let’s reduce our plastic usage!!!

Let’s reduce our plastic usage!!!

Hello again! Last week it was announced that Asda had opened their first-ever sustainability store in Leeds, offering a range of refillable stations for food, cleaning products and a whole host of recycling initiatives throughout the store. They are planning to use this store to test which elements […]

How to be kinder to the planet – Easy eco-friendly swaps

How to be kinder to the planet – Easy eco-friendly swaps

HAPPY WEDNESDAY!! It’s me again 🙂 A hot topic at the moment… being kind to our wonderful planet. If you asked me 5 years ago how to be kinder to the planet I don’t think I’d really know how to respond and how to go […]

Conserving Whales and the importance

Conserving Whales and the importance

Hello again! If you read my blogs last academic year, you will understand why I have grown to love whales so much. I recently volunteered for a company called The Atlantic Whale and Dolphin Foundation (AWdF). The importance of whales Whales have such an important role […]