Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Uni Talk

Overcoming Our Fears of Public Speaking

Overcoming Our Fears of Public Speaking

Okay, so we’ve probably all been there – maybe a student presentation in a crowded room, all eyes on you, heart racing, hands shaking, palms sweating, mouth trembling, voice quivering… what is that fear all about and how can we overcome it? Generally it’s known as […]

Disabled Access Day 2020

Disabled Access Day 2020

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!! I hope everyone is feeling well. Today I am going to speak about “Disabled Access Day” which took place on Monday 16 March. I will be focusing on how University College Birmingham supports students with any disability, opening their doors to higher education […]

Second week with AWDF – Tenerife

Second week with AWDF – Tenerife

Hola! How are you?  So I finished my time in Tenerife with The Atlantic Whale and Dolphin Foundation (AWDF) and it’s time to tell you all about my second week! Boat Work Going on the boats was one of my favourite opportunities at AWDF! You […]

Happy Holi!

Happy Holi!

Hey!! Happy Holi!!!  I hope you have been enjoying Holi. If you’re not sure what Holi is, I will explain to you in this blog. 🙂 What is Holi? Holi is an ancient Indian festival which is mainly celebrated by Hindus. It signifies good over […]

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Hey everyone! Next week being Eating Disorders Awareness Week, I thought it would be good to spread awareness – this is a subject that deserves special attention as it brings terrible consequences. First of all, it is important to understand what could cause an eating disorder. It’s […]

What to do with a stressful assignment

What to do with a stressful assignment

Hello again! How are your assignments coming along? Are you feeling stressed about them?… If you are then I have written this blog for you! What is your motivation? If you understand WHY you are at university and WHY you are studying, it will help […]

Selfies and Self-Image

Selfies and Self-Image

Hello everyone! I hope everyone is OK and taking the week to catch up on uni work. If you read my post about social media etiquette for students then hopefully you’re a bit more social media savvy (if you weren’t already – heehee). In the run up […]

Why do we feel lonely?

Why do we feel lonely?

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!!! I hope you are feeling good. Today I would like to speak about loneliness. I am strong believer that we are our own worst enemies because every time we are sad or feel that we are lonely, we start to overthink, […]

Work placement

Work placement

Hi everyone! As some of you may know, I am currently in my work placement year of my Culinary Arts Management degree. I’m almost 10 months into my placement – some times were crazy busy and flew right by, a lot of challenges, new experiences and so […]

Gratitude

Gratitude

Hey hey hey!!! 🙂 Do you ever feel like you’ve had a bad day? Ever feel down about it or annoyed? I’ve found that by practising gratitude each day, it makes me feel like I’ve NEVER had a bad day really… What is gratitude? Gratitude […]