Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Tag: Food

Quick and Simple Meals

Quick and Simple Meals

Hello! I hope you’re well! As we are all hopefully social distancing and staying in our houses, maybe it would be nice to have a look at some recipes and get practising some quick, easy meals in preparation for when you go back to normal everyday life. […]

My Quarantine Kitchen

My Quarantine Kitchen

I love cooking. The smells, the flavour and of course, the nutrition – it just makes me happy! And one thing that I’m thankful for during this quarantine is that I get to spend a bit more time in the kitchen. Okay, don’t get me […]

The importance of good nutrition for academic performance

The importance of good nutrition for academic performance

Hello everyone, hope you are doing well! Today I thought I would discuss why our nutrition is so important for our academic performance. As most of us know, good nutrition provides innumerable benefits, not only for the health of our bodies but also our mental […]

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 […]

Own Your Winter Wellness

Own Your Winter Wellness

Hey everyone! It doesn’t seem that long ago since Christmas cards started appearing in the shops and if you’ve already started counting down, you’ll know that there are less than 4 weeks to go! Even though the winter season can be full of excitement – party […]

Birmingham Christmas Market

Birmingham Christmas Market

Frohe Weihnachten alle zusammen! That’s German for Merry Christmas and that’s what today’s topic will be about. Even though Christmas is still over a month away, the city centre is already shining in warming lights and Christmas songs are ringing in the streets. The reason […]

World Vegan Day

World Vegan Day

Hello everyone. Today’s topic is for all the animal lovers and environmental activists out there. As many of you have probably seen on social media, it was World Vegan Day on 1 November. A lot of people might think now: What? Veganism? That’s way too […]

Braving New Heights – My Bear Grylls Adventure

Braving New Heights – My Bear Grylls Adventure

Hey guys, I hope you’re all well. Let’s just dive right in shall we?! For many of us, this student life could mean adjusting to a new way of living, homesickness, pressure of studying, lacking motivation to study, and maybe you’re not feeling it just yet but […]

Catering work placement

Catering work placement

Hello again! Another busy week on my work placement has gone by and it was a very hot week too – lovely weather for weddings but not so lovely to be in the kitchen! I spent the weekend out of Birmingham with two weddings to cater for, […]