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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 […]

Lockdown Lessons To Live By

Lockdown Lessons To Live By

Hey everyone. How are you doing? Enjoying the summer sun? Anyway, I’ll just jump straight into what I wanted to talk about today which is about lessons that we’ve learned from the lockdown that we can live by. Sadly, this is my final post so I […]

What are you watching on Prime?

What are you watching on Prime?

Hey everyone, how are you doing? Today, I wanted to have a chat about Amazon Prime Video – a fun pastime that I’m still enjoying post-lockdown. I know what you’re thinking…didn’t you watch enough TV during the lockdown? Okay, yes, but binge-watching a good TV series or enjoying a film […]

My Summer Plan

My Summer Plan

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!! How are you today? Today I would like to share my summer plan with you all. Now that everything is coming bit by bit back to normality, I am starting to plan my summer. I don’t know about you, but I […]

How to Save Money on Textbooks

How to Save Money on Textbooks

Hey everyone. How are you all doing? I hope you’re still staying safe and following social distancing rules, we’re not in the all clear zone yet! Anyway, today I wanted to talk about how you can save money on textbooks. If you’ve been reading my […]

The Big Move In

The Big Move In

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!! How are you today? I feel very excited and happy about my new apartment. Today as you may have read in the title, I want to speak about what it has been like moving all my things from one place to another. […]

What Do Students Worry About?

What Do Students Worry About?

Hey everyone. How are you doing? I may have mentioned in my previous blog posts that I’m coming so close to the end of my course. I’ll be honest, it’s a stressful time of year, especially since we’ve all been made to stay at home […]

Life as an Online Learner at UCB

Life as an Online Learner at UCB

Hey everyone. I hope you’re keeping in good spirits, staying safe, positive and looking after your wellbeing. With everything that’s happening in the current climate, from Covid-19 to the protests over injustices in the world, I’m feeling a mix of emotions right now and the last few weeks […]