Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Uni Talk

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 […]

Ghetto Golf

Ghetto Golf

So on my FdA Professional Cookery course, we decided a few of us wanted to do a trip out. Debating different ideas on what to do, we came to the conclusion we all wanted to try Ghetto Golf in Digbeth. I would 100% recommend this […]

How I store my bathroom bits!

How I store my bathroom bits!

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and having a good week. When moving into student housing with other people, one thing I thought about was the bathroom and where I was going to put all my stuff. I am the type of person […]

UCB Gym in Richmond House!

UCB Gym in Richmond House!

Making full use of everything the University has to offer, I decided to join the gym! It’s only £35 for six months or £45 for 12 months, and as we’re already halfway through the year, I decided on the six-month option which is amazing value […]

Social and education

Social and education

All universities boast about amazing facilities, high quality teaching and offering you the best education. But let’s be honest, a lot of students pick their university based not only on the degree but the city and social life they can have over their student years. […]

CV Masterclass

CV Masterclass

Googling how to write a CV seems to be the most obvious way to go. Guides are thrown up on how to format a CV. But formatting isn’t the only element. It’s not just etiquette that matters, it’s content. There are several parts to a […]