Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Uni Talk

Cleanliness guidelines reminder

Cleanliness guidelines reminder

Hey everyone! I hope everyone is well and that you are staying safe! Just to help you remember the best practices, I am going to give you a little reminder of the health and safety guidelines. 🙂 Even if you haven’t ventured outside during this […]

Starting to love exercise

Starting to love exercise

Hello again! During this crazy pandemic, I have needed to keep myself busy and seeing as I have always struggled to find some enjoyable exercise, I have finally found some methods that I love which I will share with you!! 🙂 If you have a goal […]

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, […]