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Reflecting on semester two

Reflecting on semester two

Hello everyone, For many, Easter is a time of reflection, and although semester two isn’t over yet, I thought I’d use this blog post today to think about my time at uni since Christmas has been.   Things I have enjoyed:   Guest lecturers This […]

A trip to Lisbon

A trip to Lisbon

Hi everyone! So as you all know, last week I went to the amazing capital city of Portugal. I wanted to share with you all some pictures and a little bit about my experience. So first of all, if you are a fan of history […]

How to land a job easily

How to land a job easily

So many of my friends who are students tell me they are struggling to get a job. However, money is tight and they need the extra cash. I’ve had many different jobs over the years and I somehow seem to always get the job I […]

How I deal with work stress

How I deal with work stress

Hello everyone,   It is officially less than a month until my dissertation draft is due in, and it’s fair to say that I am feeling the pressure. After years of exams and assignments: GCSEs, AS exams, A-Levels and now uni work, I think I’ve […]

When you’re stuck in a rut

When you’re stuck in a rut

Hello everyone,   As I am in my final year, I am writing a dissertation. Before Christmas I felt really on track- I was excited about what I was writing, I found it reasonably easy to take notes and type up my findings. However, coming […]

How to beat the January blues

How to beat the January blues

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a lovely break. During my break, I took some time out for me. As students, we tend to be so focused on uni work, part-time jobs, keeping up a social life and seeing family that everything can get […]

Commuting to uni

Commuting to uni

As we are now halfway through the year you may be finding that the halls/shared housing life isn’t for you. That is perfectly fine. I lived in halls in my first year and shared housing in my second. It wasn’t until final year that I […]

Woooooaah we’re halfway there

Woooooaah we’re halfway there

Hi everyone, This is going to be my last blog post before Christmas, so I thought I’d use it to reflect on the first semester of my final year. Things I’ve enjoyed this semester: Making new friends: in September I moved in with new housemates […]

Study and revision tips

Study and revision tips

Hello everyone,   Can you believe that we only have four weeks left of first semester?! Excitingly, that means it’s almost Christmas. However, it also means that you probably have assignments and exams coming up soon, so I decided to write this week’s blog post […]

Year 2 of Bakery and Patisserie Technology

Year 2 of Bakery and Patisserie Technology

Hello everyone! A few weeks ago, I did a post about the first year modules that make up Bakery and Patisserie Technology at UCB. This week, I’ve decided to do one about the modules in second year- how UCB describe them and then my opinion […]