Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Tag: Friendship

Loneliness

Loneliness

We’re at week seven of term now, halloween and bonfire night are over and so you may have started thinking about Christmas. For me, this is often the point in term where I start to feel a bit homesick. I remember in first year I […]

Five little ways to save money

Five little ways to save money

So we’re halfway through semester one and right now, your student loan may be feeling a bit stretched. So I wrote this blog post to help you save money relatively easily.   -Eat less meat Meat is expensive! Cutting it out of your meals, even […]

The importance of self-care

The importance of self-care

A couple of weeks ago it was World Mental Health Day. According to this YouGov poll, one in four students suffer from mental health problems. I thought I would write this post to talk about why I think taking time out to look after yourself […]

Lifelong friendships – Staying in touch with school friends

Lifelong friendships – Staying in touch with school friends

Leaving school is hard. The people you’ve been surrounded by for anywhere between the last 16 years of your life are now not in this new season you’re starting! But the myth everyone tells you about how you lose friends as you move through different […]

How to make friends at college

How to make friends at college

For most people leaving school can be scary – and for some teenagers, it can be absolutely terrifying. Colleges take care to reassure us about the course, teachers and how to find your way around, but no one tells teens about the one thing they […]

10 differences between college and school

10 differences between college and school

Both educational environments, both places of learning, both breeding grounds for drama, friendships, arguments and young love. With all these similarities, what makes college and school so different? Here are my 10 differences between college and school… Firstly, you may think you wake up early […]