Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

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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 […]

Getting ready for graduation

Getting ready for graduation

So, it’s nearly the end of the year and graduation is soon approaching. I’m so excited for this day, but it comes with lots of mixed emotions… Excitement is the first emotion I feel when thinking about graduation, this is the end to a two […]

You can’t win them all

You can’t win them all

This week I just wanted to touch on something that I believe needs to be spoken about more widely. My little sister has just finished her GCSEs and to say the experience for her was traumatic is an understatement. This brought back memories for me […]

My week with the Bocuse d’Or

My week with the Bocuse d’Or

In 1987 the chef of the century, Paul Bocuse, masterminded the Bocuse d’Or – a revolutionary cooking competition. Like major worldwide events the Olympics, Eurovision and many more, it is open to countries across the world who compete for the title. The basic premise of […]

My NVQ Level 3

My NVQ Level 3

For me, this is a very weird post to be writing. Writing this for me personally feels like the end of a year long journey. They say it’s the journey that counts, not the destination, and for me that feels true at this point in […]

Bye Felicia! (and by Felicia I mean uni)

Bye Felicia! (and by Felicia I mean uni)

As I am writing this post I still have post-presentation nerves flowing through me. Today marks the end of a wild ride. I have completely finished all of my university work! Now just to wait until July when I find out how well I did… […]