Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Tag: Love yourself

Winter is coming

Winter is coming

Hello people, Recently the weather has been quite wet and cold. Hopefully this post is not too late!  I want to suggest some of the places to buy wet weather essentials in the city centre. In the coming months, the winds can get quite strong. […]

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 […]

The End of Second Year!

The End of Second Year!

My second year has come to an end so I’m ready to start planning for summer! I’ve whacked the calendar out to start pencilling in some bits that I’d like to do with my time off before heading into my final year of university. Food […]

Les Misérables

Les Misérables

So recently, I got to go see Les Misérables at the Hippodrome, Birmingham. As a theatre lover, I’ve done a few posts about different shows I’ve seen, such as Wicked or The Wizard of Oz, and I’ve always said if I had more disposable income, going to […]

Beauty Must Haves 2019!

Beauty Must Haves 2019!

This week I wanted to post about the beauty products that I cannot live without. I normally wake up at 7 on a uni day, get to uni for 9, finish at 1, straight to work until 6:30, go to the gym and then usually […]

WOW!

WOW!

Well, I know what you’re thinking… it is such a vague title, what do I mean by wow? What is this post about? I could say it is about everything, to be honest. Everything that left me speechless during the last year, and my hopes […]

Five tips to cope with stress and get those assignments done

Five tips to cope with stress and get those assignments done

So being on my third week of the semester now, I can definitely say the second year will not be an easy task. I’ll be honest with you, I’ve noticed a huge difference between the standards of the first year to this year. However, I […]

How to beat the January blues

How to beat the January blues

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a lovely break. During my break, I took some time out for me. As students, we tend to be so focused on uni work, part-time jobs, keeping up a social life and seeing family that everything can get […]

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 […]

Netflix Top 10 Watch List

Netflix Top 10 Watch List

So you’re probably all thinking, why on earth is she encouraging us to watch TV instead of studying? But I strongly believe in balance and giving yourself time in the day to just relax. For me, that’s in the evening when I get home from uni. […]