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Five tips to cope with stress and get those assignments done

Five tips to cope with stress and get those assignments done

So being on my third week of the semester now, I can definitely say the second year will not be an easy task. I’ll be honest with you, I’ve noticed a huge difference between the standards of the first year to this year. However, I […]

A day out in Warwick

A day out in Warwick

As I told you in one of my previous posts (http://blog.ucb.ac.uk/index.php/blog/2018/09/11/exploring-birmingham/), my family visited me a few weeks ago and we had tons of things we wanted to do, but not enough time for everything ☹. One of those things was to visit Warwick, which is approximately […]

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 […]

Being an international student at UCB

Being an international student at UCB

Hey everyone and welcome to my very first blog post! To begin this journey I thought I could talk to you a little bit about being an international student at UCB as there are always a lot of people from abroad who are interested in […]

Reflecting on semester two

Reflecting on semester two

Hello everyone, For many, Easter is a time of reflection, and although semester two isn’t over yet, I thought I’d use this blog post today to think about my time at uni since Christmas has been.   Things I have enjoyed:   Guest lecturers This […]

World Book Day

World Book Day

Hello everyone,   Next Thursday (1st March) is world book day!   What is world book day? According to the website, World Book Day is: “World Book Day is a celebration! It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of […]

What I’ve loved this winter

What I’ve loved this winter

Hello everyone, I thought this week I would share some of the things I have been loving this winter! I usually love winter, but this year it seems to have been going on for a long time and I am looking forward to warmer weather […]

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 […]

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 […]

Netflix Top 10 Watch List

Netflix Top 10 Watch List

So you’re probably all thinking, why on earth is she encouraging us to watch TV instead of studying? But I strongly believe in balance and giving yourself time in the day to just relax. For me, that’s in the evening when I get home from uni. […]