Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Tag: Get ready for Uni

The power of music

The power of music

Hello again! When was the last time you listened to some music? Have you ever noticed how your mood changes depending on which type of music you are listening to? Or noticed how people get captivated when watching people sing opera? Music has always been […]

Third year…how does the time fly by so fast?

Third year…how does the time fly by so fast?

It was 2017 when I started my Events Management degree course and I remember how, back then, the final year seemed so far away and almost like a dream! Well, guess what? It’s real, and it might be closer than it seems. As the days […]

Eating Seasonal In October

Eating Seasonal In October

Eating food in season is one of the most effective ways to reduce waste, energy and cost in your regular shop. By keeping track of what foods to look out for this month, you can keep your diet fresh, eat vegetables when they taste their […]

Making your home Zen

Making your home Zen

Hello again 🙂 Over the past couple of weeks, I have written blogs about studying at home. However, it is also important to separate your work life from your home life, despite having to work at home. It’s good to get yourself into the frame […]

Back to Uni

Back to Uni

Well induction is over and I’ve just had my first full week of my final year. I don’t think first year Josh had any clue how different the world would be in just two years! University College Birmingham have offered us the choice between fully […]

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 […]

My Summer Plan

My Summer Plan

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!! How are you today? Today I would like to share my summer plan with you all. Now that everything is coming bit by bit back to normality, I am starting to plan my summer. I don’t know about you, but I […]

Community

Community

Hi guys, Uni has begun and that means assignments are coming in soon. I hope everyone has adjusted to the new environment and is ready to aim high. What I want to talk about today is not about academics, but adapting to the new life […]

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 […]

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 […]