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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 […]

Bye Maltings… Hello new home!

Bye Maltings… Hello new home!

Going to university – it’s not only choosing the place and course, but also choosing accommodation. I know how stressful this can be so thought I should try to help you with pieces of advice based on my own experience? Last year I decided to stay at […]

Making the most of the Easter holidays

Making the most of the Easter holidays

Hello everyone! The holidays are here! I know I have been looking forward to this break for a few weeks now, and cannot wait to go home. I thought I’d write this blog post today to help you think about the best way to make […]

What’s your name, man? Alexander Hamilton.

What’s your name, man? Alexander Hamilton.

Happy New Year everyone!   I thought I’d write my first blog post of the year about one of my favourite things of this winter period: Hamilton! Hamilton is a musical about one of America’s founding fathers- the one on the ten-dollar bill! It tells […]

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 […]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Hello everyone, and happy December! On Thursday night I went to a carol service. I don’t know if something was put in the mince pies, but it hit me with a sudden wave of Christmas excitement! To celebrate the beginning of the festive season I […]

Halls to house

Halls to house

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and having a good week. I am going to apologise to you now for the rambling up ahead, but this is something I always get really into. It’s that time of year when people are thinking about […]

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 […]

It’s okay to feel homesick

It’s okay to feel homesick

Hi everyone! Can you believe it’s October and you’ve been at university for a whole month? Crazy, right? For this week’s blog post I wanted to talk to you about feeling homesick.  Now, I know what some of you are thinking, “but it’s only been […]

Moving in to my own apartment! (Sneak peak)

Moving in to my own apartment! (Sneak peak)

As some of you will know, I recently moved into my very own first apartment! (YAY) It was a very big step to move out and live completely alone, but I am LOVING it so far. My apartment is not completely finished, but I thought […]