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Pre-Lecture Advice and Essentials

Pre-Lecture Advice and Essentials

With lectures starting next week, I thought I would take the opportunity to give you some advice and tips, so you get the most out of your lectures and are prepared. I always feel mixed about lectures starting again – on one hand, I’m sad […]

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to Uni

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to Uni

All I remember about preparing for uni was being overwhelmed with so many feelings! I was excited for this new adventure, terrified about having to make new friends and stressed about what I had to pack! However, here I am, about to start my third […]

My return to University College Birmingham

My return to University College Birmingham

Hi everyone, how are you? As lockdown restrictions start to ease, this saw my return to University College Birmingham after a whole year had gone by! A whole year apart from my friends and a whole year of online lectures. As restrictions ease, this means […]

World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day

Hey! So this time last week (3rd of March) was actually World Wildlife Day!! Now, World Wildlife Day is a thing because the UN and its partners dedicate this day to spreading awareness of the terrible situation of endangered animals.  So, how can this blog help? […]

Third year…how does the time fly by so fast?

Third year…how does the time fly by so fast?

It was 2017 when I started my Events Management degree course and I remember how, back then, the final year seemed so far away and almost like a dream! Well, guess what? It’s real, and it might be closer than it seems. As the days […]

Am I just throwing towels and running around barefoot?

Am I just throwing towels and running around barefoot?

Water everywhere, steam filling up the room and a hissing noise that wouldn’t stop. That was my Sunday night. I came into my house, washed my hands and started making fajitas. Just as I was frying the onion I could hear a strange hissing noise […]

Taking a break – Seaside edition

Taking a break – Seaside edition

Hi everyone, let’s talk breaks – not the Ross and Rachel “WE WERE ON A BREAK” kind! I want to share my all-time favourite seaside place – Lyme Regis! I have been visiting this place since I was a teeny tiny person so it’s kind of like […]

Making your home Zen

Making your home Zen

Hello again 🙂 Over the past couple of weeks, I have written blogs about studying at home. However, it is also important to separate your work life from your home life, despite having to work at home. It’s good to get yourself into the frame […]

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 […]