Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Tag: Independence

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, […]

Away From Home

Away From Home

Where has the summer gone? Those few months you look forward to all year are nearly over and that can only mean one thing…university must begin! Now you’re probably worried about starting university – and who wouldn’t be? A new city, new friends and new […]

Being an International Student

Being an International Student

Hello, everyone! How are you and what have you been up to? I hope your moving in weekend was fun and you had an amazing time. I got back to England two days ago and finally sorted out my room (and I am so excited […]

5 Things I Learnt as an AWF Volunteer

5 Things I Learnt as an AWF Volunteer

Hola! How has your first week back gone? I’ve quite enjoyed it, especially seeing my friends and getting stuck into subjects. As promised I have quite a lengthy post for you this week, so if you’d like to stick with me please pop the kettle […]