Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

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Clothes Shopping on a Student Budget

Clothes Shopping on a Student Budget

Hey everyone! I hope that you’re beginning to enjoy Birmingham and managing to find your way around the city (for those that are not familiar with Brum). I’m guessing that by now you’re settling nicely into your accommodation and student budgets have been planned? No?! I […]

My Peak District Holiday

My Peak District Holiday

Schooooool’s out forrrrr summer (sing it with me). So we’re in August! And by this stage, a lot of us are winding down after a long year of study, study, study, typing up assignments, revising for exams, feeling drained from seeing floods of university papers […]

How I spent Reading Week

How I spent Reading Week

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and are settling back into things after Reading Week. During Reading Week, I went home and took a bit of time to relax due to feeling rather stressed and overwhelmed with the past few weeks. So I thought […]

WOW!

WOW!

Well, I know what you’re thinking… it is such a vague title, what do I mean by wow? What is this post about? I could say it is about everything, to be honest. Everything that left me speechless during the last year, and my hopes […]

How I spent my reading week

How I spent my reading week

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and had a nice week off. Looking back on past reading weeks, I have found each year they mean something different. In my first year, reading week was about going home to see family and friends and tell […]

Ready….Set….BAKE!!

Ready….Set….BAKE!!

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and are ready for Halloween!! This past week was international baking week (15th October – 21st October) so I felt the need to do some baking! I have also loved watching The Great British Bake Off (if […]

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and have been enjoying these warm autumn days! I am writing this post on a day that has become well-known and is spoken about a great deal more than ever before: World Mental Health Day. Before I get into […]

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 […]

10 random facts about me

10 random facts about me

I will be writing to you every week for the next few months so you will know what I’m up to and what  I’ll be doing with my life. However I think it’s also important for you to get to know a little bit more […]

And the results are in…

And the results are in…

This week I got my final results for my whole degree. I was relieved to find out I will be receiving a 2:1 BA Hons in Business Enterprise. This time last year I would have been extremely disappointed with that grade. However, this year has […]