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CV Masterclass

CV Masterclass

Googling how to write a CV seems to be the most obvious way to go. Guides are thrown up on how to format a CV. But formatting isn’t the only element. It’s not just etiquette that matters, it’s content. There are several parts to a […]

Christmas celebrations and New Year planning!

Christmas celebrations and New Year planning!

And we’re back… Although Christmas seems so far away and in the past, I thought I’d share a little snippet of my time off back home, how I celebrated and what I want for the new year. Christmas in my household is always something I […]

What to do and buy on arrival (advice to new students)

What to do and buy on arrival (advice to new students)

With so much going on at the moment it’s natural to become a bit stressed and to forget important things that you really need to do once you arrive to Birmingham. But fear not, I am here to help you! UCBlogger Ellie already posted some advice […]

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 […]

Day in the life of a BSc Bakery and Patisserie Technology student

Day in the life of a BSc Bakery and Patisserie Technology student

Hello everyone, Maybe you’ve applied to study bakery at UCB and were wondering what a day is usually like studying at UCB? Well back in November I filmed what my day at UCB looked like- I went into uni, had a science practical and a […]

Top summer nail colours

Top summer nail colours

I am a complete nail junkie, and therefore my nail polish collection has grown throughout the years. While I was picking out a colour for this week, I decided to share my favourites for summer with you. The added bonus is that all these polishes are […]

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 […]

Veggie sausage casserole

Veggie sausage casserole

This is one of my favourite dinners to make in bulk and then freeze for another day. Its super cheap, not difficult to make and very easy to swap veggie sausages for normal ones if you’re a meat eater. (This recipe has been adapted from […]

My final year bedroom

My final year bedroom

Hello everyone, In previous blog posts I’ve featured pictures of my 1st and 2nd year rooms and so I thought I’d take you on a tour of my room in 3rd year, as I moved to a new house again. I loved decorating a new […]

Study and revision tips

Study and revision tips

Hello everyone,   Can you believe that we only have four weeks left of first semester?! Excitingly, that means it’s almost Christmas. However, it also means that you probably have assignments and exams coming up soon, so I decided to write this week’s blog post […]