Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

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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 […]

Day in the life of a BSc Bakery and Patisserie Technology student

Day in the life of a BSc Bakery and Patisserie Technology student

Hello everyone, Maybe you’ve applied to study bakery at UCB and were wondering what a day is usually like studying at UCB? Well back in November I filmed what my day at UCB looked like- I went into uni, had a science practical and a […]

Study and revision tips

Study and revision tips

Hello everyone,   Can you believe that we only have four weeks left of first semester?! Excitingly, that means it’s almost Christmas. However, it also means that you probably have assignments and exams coming up soon, so I decided to write this week’s blog post […]

Year 2 of Bakery and Patisserie Technology

Year 2 of Bakery and Patisserie Technology

Hello everyone! A few weeks ago, I did a post about the first year modules that make up Bakery and Patisserie Technology at UCB. This week, I’ve decided to do one about the modules in second year- how UCB describe them and then my opinion […]

How to make the most of your time academically at UCB

How to make the most of your time academically at UCB

Hi everyone, I know it seems a little early to be talking about assignments but as term has started and lectures are in full swing, you might begin to get assignment briefs from your lecturers. This means you should be starting to work on them. […]

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 […]

How to make your uni room a home away from home

How to make your uni room a home away from home

Hello everyone!   By now many of you will have moved into your student accommodation and will be enjoying freshers! Hopefully you will have unpacked by now, so I’ve decided to write this post to help you make your room as homely as possible. I […]

How I like to prepare for a new term

How I like to prepare for a new term

Hello everyone!   Happy first of September! If you’re a fresher staying in one of UCB’s student accommodation buildings, it means you’re probably moving in this weekend. If you haven’t packed already (what are you doing?!) then fellow UCBlogger Jade has done a great post […]

University Room Decor

University Room Decor

Ever since I was a little girl I have loved decorating my room, whether it be a quick furniture move around or a new paint job. This was one of the many thing I was excited to do when moving to university. University College Birmingham […]

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, […]