Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Uni Talk

Advice to myself in my first year

Advice to myself in my first year

Hello again, it’s Charley 🙂 Are you worried about your first year or would you like some advice on how to master your next year? In this blog, I will write about what has worked for myself and hopefully give you some help on smashing […]

Advice I would give my first year self

Advice I would give my first year self

Hi everyone, So, this is my first blog post – aaaah! I hope this finds you well and serves as a little switch-off from the current uncertain times. This post will delve into the things I wish I could’ve told my first year self – […]

Things I would advise my first year self

Things I would advise my first year self

Are you just starting uni and you feel overwhelmed and scared by the new beginnings? When I just moved to the UK and was about to start university, I didn’t know what to expect or how to prepare for what was the biggest step I’ve […]

First Year Advice

First Year Advice

Ah, first year Josh… he had heaps of nerves and lots to learn. Going into first year I’m not sure what I was expecting from lectures. I have an attention span as long as… ooh I wonder if I should make Mexican for dinner? And so the idea […]

Symbolism around the world

Symbolism around the world

Hello again! Since I’ve been in Tenerife, I have taken on a Global Citizenship Project which partly involves me teaching children about environmental problems, society issues, general knowledge of their local wildlife and history of the planet and inhabitants. One of the topics I am […]

Global citizenship project

Global citizenship project

Hello again! As part of my placement here in Tenerife, I have been given the role of project coordinator for my education project. I will be teaching children about topics which aren’t usually taught in school. For example, about nature in their local area, indigenous […]

Vegan food

Vegan food

Hello again! I hope you’re staying safe 🙂 If you’ve been reading my previous blogs, you will know that I’m currently doing volunteer work in Tenerife. On Friday, we participated in a vegan workshop and I really enjoyed it. I think it’s really vital for […]

Sustainable Tourism Activities in Tenerife

Sustainable Tourism Activities in Tenerife

Hello again! If you have been reading my previous blogs you will know that I am working in Tenerife for the next 2 months as a volunteer. What is sustainable tourism? Sustainable tourism is the idea of travelling to a country as a tourist and […]

First Week Back in Tenerife

First Week Back in Tenerife

Hello again! I have finally come back to Tenerife on another work placement and this time I am here for 2 months! I have already completed my first week and in this blog, I will tell you all about it. Land-based Research Since the coronavirus […]

Virtual Volunteering

Virtual Volunteering

Hello again 🙂 By the time you read this, I will be in Tenerife starting my 2-month volunteering placement journey. I have to be honest, I am quite anxious to be flying during the coronavirus pandemic and to be going away for 2 months is […]