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Tag: Experience

Birmingham – more than just the second biggest UK city!

Birmingham – more than just the second biggest UK city!

The UK’s second biggest city certainly has a lot to offer with its huge retail centres, nightlife and plentiful green spaces. If you have read my first blog post, you might remember that one of my things to advise my first year self was to […]

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 […]

First Year Advice

First Year Advice

Ah, first year Josh… he had heaps of nerves and lots to learn. Going into first year I’m not sure what I was expecting from lectures. I have an attention span as long as… ooh I wonder if I should make Mexican for dinner? And so the idea […]

Organising My First Hen Party

Organising My First Hen Party

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!!! How are you?? I hope your summer is going very well. Today I would like to share with you all my experience organising a hen party.  As you may have read last week, my cousin is getting married and I am taking care of […]

Life as an Online Learner at UCB

Life as an Online Learner at UCB

Hey everyone. I hope you’re keeping in good spirits, staying safe, positive and looking after your wellbeing. With everything that’s happening in the current climate, from Covid-19 to the protests over injustices in the world, I’m feeling a mix of emotions right now and the last few weeks […]

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 […]