Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Tag: Life

Cannock Chase

Cannock Chase

Hello again! As it’s the perfect weather for walking, I thought I’d share with you my favourite local place to go for it! Cannock Chase is about 18 miles away from Birmingham city centre so it’s about half an hour away by car. It’s a […]

Save Lives, Give Blood

Save Lives, Give Blood

  Hello again!! For a long time, I have wanted to donate blood and in August 2019 I finally registered myself as a blood donor. I was made aware of donating blood when I was quite young as my dad and granddad have done it […]

Things to do around Birmingham

Things to do around Birmingham

Hello again:) If you are moving into UCB accommodation, you are probably wondering what there is to do around Birmingham. As I live local, I can let you know about a few places which my friends and I love to go. Digbeth Dining Club is […]

Summer in full swing – Part 1

Summer in full swing – Part 1

The last couple of weeks have felt like summer has officially started with the crazy hot and sometimes humid weather. My family came to Brum to watch South Africa’s defeat against New Zealand in the cricket down at Edgbaston, and as that’s not really my thing so I […]

What to wear in Ibiza

What to wear in Ibiza

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and enjoying the sunny weather we are having. Last week I went on a girl’s holiday to Ibiza to celebrate finishing university and OMG it was amazing! The weather was beautiful, events were amazing and drinks were […]

Finishing uni!

Finishing uni!

OMG I have done it… I have completed 3 years at university! I cannot believe it is over. The last three years have been such an amazing experience. I have met some incredible people, tried new things and learnt lots. I have been on a […]

Not-So Student Nights!

Not-So Student Nights!

Hello! I hope everyone is coping through the final weeks of uni and all those deadlines that seem to have come all at once! I have one more deadline and a couple of presentations and then I’m done for the year and it’s safe to […]

Summer Body Ready

Summer Body Ready

Hello, hope everyone is enjoying their Easter break! My last post was all about getting creative on an Easter bake, but now I’m going to do a complete 180 to talk about the things I’ll be doing to get into shape for the summer! First, […]

Easter bake

Easter bake

For Easter last year, I baked a bunny cake for my younger cousins as we usually have the family over for a big feast and this year will be no different. Well, ideally, it’ll look a little less like roadkill and more like the adorable […]

A day in the life

A day in the life

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and are enjoying the first week of Easter break! This week, I thought I would share with you what a typical day off uni is like for me as a student. This semester, I am in uni Tuesday, […]