Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Tag: Independence

The End is Here

The End is Here

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and ready for my last UCB blog post… can you believe I have been doing this for the past 2 years! You have read my tips, trips and been there with me through the good times and the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Butternut squash risotto recipe

Butternut squash risotto recipe

Hello everyone, Today I thought I would share with you one of my favorite recipes to cook dinner as a student – risotto. It’s such an easy and versatile dish. All you need is risotto rice (which you can buy from Tesco at just £1.25 […]

To work or not to work? -the pros and cons of having a job at uni

To work or not to work? -the pros and cons of having a job at uni

Hello everyone!   This week I’m going to be talking about the advantages and disadvantages of having a job at university. Before I start on the list, I thought I’d give you a quick overview of my experience working whilst at university. In first year […]

The most important lesson you will learn at university

The most important lesson you will learn at university

Aside from your actual degree, you will learn a lot of valuable lessons at uni… However, in my opinion, the most important for your future is independence. Before coming to uni a lot of us will be very reliant on our friends and family, whether […]

Reflecting on Year 2

Reflecting on Year 2

So this week was very exciting. Not only did I turn 21, but I also found out the results of my second year as a Business Enterprise student. I was over the moon to find I finished the year with a 1st overall. This past […]

Pre-uni nerves

Pre-uni nerves

Hello everyone!   It’s the last week of August which means that prospective students will be preparing for a new chapter of life at university. Many people cannot wait to start – looking forward to the chance to study a subject you are passionate about, […]