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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 […]

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 […]

5 Tips for Attending the UCB Open Day

5 Tips for Attending the UCB Open Day

Hello everyone! I hope you’re all having a great start to the year. I can’t believe that we’re almost at the end of the month already. Time flies when you’re having fun as they say! Today I wanted to talk to you about the UCB […]

Organisation is the key to success!

Organisation is the key to success!

Hi everyone! 🙂 As I’m now in my second year at university, I would like to give some tips that I hope will be helpful to you if you are starting university first year, or if you are struggling a little to get going… So […]

Considering Clearing? Here’s My Story…

Considering Clearing? Here’s My Story…

Is it just me or does anyone else think that British Summer Time is as good as over? Well, after my wonderful holiday in Derbyshire a couple of weeks ago, I’m still making the most of my summer holidays (whenever the rain doesn’t fall, that is!). […]

College to University

College to University

With Freshers’ over and everyone moved in, assignments handed out and student loans dwindling, it really does feel like university life has started. By now everyone’s been to their course inductions, started classes and, if you’re anything like me, trying to desperately learn about Harvard […]

Denmark – Part 3

Denmark – Part 3

So before reading this post make sure you check out parts 1 and 2 of my Denmark trilogy entitled My placement and Downtime. This post is just going to summarise my trip and hopefully urge Level 3 chefs to apply for this opportunity. Imagine me in April 2016, […]

Denmark – Part 2

Denmark – Part 2

This is my second blog post about my trip to Denmark (see part 1 first). This post is going to be centred on my downtime in Denmark. We worked hard while we were there but oh my life did we play hard! The three weeks in […]

My first year of being a student blogger

My first year of being a student blogger

This will be my last post of this academic year. This is firstly a weird statement to make as this year has gone so fast and after sitting at my computer after I got this job and wondering how I was going to come up […]

Tips for new students

Tips for new students

Because my friends and I are cute and somewhat soppy, we were talking about our last two years together at UCB. The different memories and things that had happened, looking at photos and videos. For me that how college should be. We are taught to […]