Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

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My Ultimate Binge-Watching List

My Ultimate Binge-Watching List

I can’t deny it- I’m a Netflix lover and as soon as I finish a TV series I immediately start looking for another one. One of my favourite genres is police/crime dramas so you’ll see a lot of that in this list, but I am open […]

UCB Gym in Richmond House!

UCB Gym in Richmond House!

Making full use of everything the University has to offer, I decided to join the gym! It’s only £35 for six months or £45 for 12 months, and as we’re already halfway through the year, I decided on the six-month option which is amazing value […]

Exploring Birmingham

Exploring Birmingham

Let’s be honest … the sunny and hot days are over (at least for now). But still my family decided to visit me from Portugal last week just like they did a year ago when they came to say goodbye as I started my first […]

You can’t win them all

You can’t win them all

This week I just wanted to touch on something that I believe needs to be spoken about more widely. My little sister has just finished her GCSEs and to say the experience for her was traumatic is an understatement. This brought back memories for me […]

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 […]

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 […]

Commuting to uni

Commuting to uni

As we are now halfway through the year you may be finding that the halls/shared housing life isn’t for you. That is perfectly fine. I lived in halls in my first year and shared housing in my second. It wasn’t until final year that 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 […]

Five fun things to do in Birmingham

Five fun things to do in Birmingham

Hello everyone, So you’re thinking of making Birmingham your home for the next two, three or many years? Or you’re already here and need inspiration of fun days out for yourself or visiting family or friends? This is the blog post for you. Here are […]

Joining Societies at other Universities: UoB Dance Club Latino

Joining Societies at other Universities: UoB Dance Club Latino

Growing up in Spain, I always loved salsa and it became a part of me. I would go out in the evenings with my parents and see Spanish people dancing and living life to the fullest. It was always magical. It was only in my […]