Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Tag: student survival tips

How to Save Money on Textbooks

How to Save Money on Textbooks

Hey everyone. How are you all doing? I hope you’re still staying safe and following social distancing rules, we’re not in the all clear zone yet! Anyway, today I wanted to talk about how you can save money on textbooks. If you’ve been reading my […]

Benefits of Crying

Benefits of Crying

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!! I hope you are good and healthy. Today I thought due to the current situation we are living in now, it would be a good idea to speak about why we cry and the benefits of the tears. In general, there are […]

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 […]

UCB Moss House

UCB Moss House

Hello everyone! Today I decided to talk about the £44 million investment into the new University College Birmingham campus, Moss House. This is an elite building featuring cutting-edge facilities for everything from nursing and social work to physiotherapy and sport and fitness.  The new building is the […]

Winter Blues

Winter Blues

Hello again! I hope you’re looking forward to the festive winter holidays! I know a lot of people might find this time of year a little bit hard to handle so I thought I could write some support 🙂 I hope it helps… The “Winter Blues” […]

Your work – keep on top of it!

Your work – keep on top of it!

Hey everyone! So I’m just a few weeks into my course now and I’ve already had a light bulb moment, and that is this – student life is not a joke! Some students crave that university experience, and by that I mean the partying, drinking, living in […]

World Mental Health Day and Student Suicide Prevention

World Mental Health Day and Student Suicide Prevention

Hey everyone, I hope you’re enjoying your course. I’m just a couple of weeks into my course and it’s looking good so far! We were given the information booklet about the course content and units and I immediately started to dread the assignment work that is heading my way. It’s yet […]

Community

Community

Hi guys, Uni has begun and that means assignments are coming in soon. I hope everyone has adjusted to the new environment and is ready to aim high. What I want to talk about today is not about academics, but adapting to the new life […]

Clothes Shopping on a Student Budget

Clothes Shopping on a Student Budget

Hey everyone! I hope that you’re beginning to enjoy Birmingham and managing to find your way around the city (for those that are not familiar with Brum). I’m guessing that by now you’re settling nicely into your accommodation and student budgets have been planned? No?! I […]

For the sake of sleep, UCB ready!

For the sake of sleep, UCB ready!

With the summer holidays nearly over, I’ve been trying to get back into some form of routine, adjusting my sleep pattern and turning those late nights around so that I can be in bed at a decent hour – for the sake of sleep! Unfortunately, […]