Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Uni Talk

Let’s get baking

Let’s get baking

Hi again 🙂 I hope you’re staying safe! I know most of the shops are currently sold out of flour, but if you do have some in your cupboards and would enjoy baking, I have provided you with a recipe below to make a lemon […]

Placement experience (UCB)

Placement experience (UCB)

Hi everyone! Today I thought I would talk a bit about my placement year as I have recently ended my work placement at Caviar & Chips as part of my Culinary Arts Management degree. The work placement is really an essential part of the degree. I got […]

YOU can make a difference – prevent plastic pollution with AWdF

YOU can make a difference – prevent plastic pollution with AWdF

Hello, how are you? This pandemic lockdown has shown us that nature and planet Earth can thrive beautifully without us human beings interfering. Please watch this TED talk to find out David Katz’s solution to plastic pollution It is SO important that we realise, we do not […]

The Importance of the Little Things

The Importance of the Little Things

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!!! I hope you are feeling well and healthy. I understand that these days are complicated, but nevertheless I always believe there is a positive side of everything. Today I want to speak about what is really important. Those small things that, […]

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 […]