Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Tag: Experience

Placement experience (UCB)

Placement experience (UCB)

Hi everyone! Today I thought I would talk a bit about my placement year as I have recently ended my work placement at Caviar & Chips as part of my Culinary Arts Management degree. The work placement is really an essential part of the degree. I got […]

Overcoming Our Fears of Public Speaking

Overcoming Our Fears of Public Speaking

Okay, so we’ve probably all been there – maybe a student presentation in a crowded room, all eyes on you, heart racing, hands shaking, palms sweating, mouth trembling, voice quivering… what is that fear all about and how can we overcome it? Generally it’s known as […]

Work placement

Work placement

Hi everyone! As some of you may know, I am currently in my work placement year of my Culinary Arts Management degree. I’m almost 10 months into my placement – some times were crazy busy and flew right by, a lot of challenges, new experiences and so […]

UCB Moss House

UCB Moss House

Hello everyone! Today I decided to talk about the £44 million investment into the new University College Birmingham campus, Moss House. This is an elite building featuring cutting-edge facilities for everything from nursing and social work to physiotherapy and sport and fitness.  The new building is the […]

Sightseeing in West Midlands

Sightseeing in West Midlands

Hello guys! Welcome back to my blog! So, I am nearly five months into my placement, and it has been a rollercoaster ride. Work this week stepped down a notch so I finally had a little more free time. I concluded that it’s only right I […]

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 […]

Winter is coming

Winter is coming

Hello people, Recently the weather has been quite wet and cold. Hopefully this post is not too late!  I want to suggest some of the places to buy wet weather essentials in the city centre. In the coming months, the winds can get quite strong. […]

World Mental Health Day and Student Suicide Prevention

World Mental Health Day and Student Suicide Prevention

Hey everyone, I hope you’re enjoying your course. I’m just a couple of weeks into my course and it’s looking good so far! We were given the information booklet about the course content and units and I immediately started to dread the assignment work that is heading my way. It’s yet […]

Language Opportunities

Language Opportunities

Hello! Ciao! Konnichiwa! Have you ever wanted to learn another language? Do you already speak several languages and understand how valuable it is? Would you like to increase your employability opportunities? Would you like to be able to understand what your bilingual friends talk about? Or would […]

The End of Summer

The End of Summer

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!!! I hope you are okay. I want to share with you my driving licence experience and tell you what I learned about it. I am not sure if you’ve already got your licence or you are preparing for it, but either […]