Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

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Overcoming Our Fears of Public Speaking

Overcoming Our Fears of Public Speaking

Okay, so we’ve probably all been there – maybe a student presentation in a crowded room, all eyes on you, heart racing, hands shaking, palms sweating, mouth trembling, voice quivering… what is that fear all about and how can we overcome it? Generally it’s known as […]

Disabled Access Day 2020

Disabled Access Day 2020

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!! I hope everyone is feeling well. Today I am going to speak about “Disabled Access Day” which took place on Monday 16 March. I will be focusing on how University College Birmingham supports students with any disability, opening their doors to higher education […]

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Hey everyone! The entire world seems to be in a frenzy. We are living in some tough times right now unfortunately and I hope that whoever is reading this is doing well. Yes, coronavirus has started to affect our normal lives now. In times like […]

Striving for Equality – International Women’s Day

Striving for Equality – International Women’s Day

Hey everyone! Today I want to talk about gender equality, as women’s rights to equality have been swept under the rug for decades and in some societies and communities, sadly, this is still the case. The good news is this: it’s International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March, the […]

University Mental Health Day

University Mental Health Day

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!!! I hope everything is going well and you are not too stressed yet with assignments. Tomorrow is University Mental Health Day and it’s mainly to promote the mental health of everyone who is part of the university, from the students to […]

Selfies and Self-Image

Selfies and Self-Image

Hello everyone! I hope everyone is OK and taking the week to catch up on uni work. If you read my post about social media etiquette for students then hopefully you’re a bit more social media savvy (if you weren’t already – heehee). In the run up […]

Why do we feel lonely?

Why do we feel lonely?

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!!! I hope you are feeling good. Today I would like to speak about loneliness. I am strong believer that we are our own worst enemies because every time we are sad or feel that we are lonely, we start to overthink, […]

Blue Monday 2020

Blue Monday 2020

Unhappy morning guys… Yesterday was Blue Monday – the most depressing day of the year. The 3rd Monday of the year was calculated by a study to be the most depressing day of the year, due to the result of bad weather, debt and that warmth of […]

2020

2020

Hi guys! There is so much going on around the world and 2020 has only just begun! January is a crucial month in the academic calendar: Assignment due dates, exams and the end of the semester. I hope everyone is on track with their studies […]

Hints to make you happy!!!

Hints to make you happy!!!

Hello, hello, hellooo, everyone!!!! I hope you are good and looking forward to the Christmas break. I think everyone needs it. Disconnect and enjoy a bit of time for yourselves. Well this week I am going to give you some hints that keep me happy. […]