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Tag: Experience

A day out in Warwick

A day out in Warwick

As I told you in one of my previous posts (http://blog.ucb.ac.uk/index.php/blog/2018/09/11/exploring-birmingham/), my family visited me a few weeks ago and we had tons of things we wanted to do, but not enough time for everything ☹. One of those things was to visit Warwick, which is approximately […]

Exploring Birmingham

Exploring Birmingham

Let’s be honest … the sunny and hot days are over (at least for now). But still my family decided to visit me from Portugal last week just like they did a year ago when they came to say goodbye as I started my first […]

Advice to new students at UCB

Advice to new students at UCB

Hello everyone, Some of this year’s UCBloggers are coming to the end of our time writing for the blog, and so I thought I would give some advice to those of you who will be starting out at UCB in September. I would also recommend […]

Bye Maltings… Hello new home!

Bye Maltings… Hello new home!

Going to university – it’s not only choosing the place and course, but also choosing accommodation. I know how stressful this can be so thought I should try to help you with pieces of advice based on my own experience? Last year I decided to stay at […]

This isn’t a goodbye

This isn’t a goodbye

So guys, today is my last ever blog on UCBloggers. I know, try and hold back the tears. But I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for coming along with me on this ride. Even though this has been a difficult […]

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 […]

The end of an era

The end of an era

Hello everyone, I hope you’ve been enjoying the wonderful weather we’ve been having recently. This past weekend was my first weekend of (almost) freedom! I’ve had my last lecture and handed all but one assignment in (which is just a video upload). I can’t quite […]

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 […]

World Book Day

World Book Day

Hello everyone,   Next Thursday (1st March) is world book day!   What is world book day? According to the website, World Book Day is: “World Book Day is a celebration! It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of […]

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 […]