Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

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Making your home Zen

Making your home Zen

Hello again 🙂 Over the past couple of weeks, I have written blogs about studying at home. However, it is also important to separate your work life from your home life, despite having to work at home. It’s good to get yourself into the frame […]

What I learned from my first year at uni

What I learned from my first year at uni

Coming to university for the first time might be a daunting experience for any new student. I know that because three years ago I was in that same position: the nervousness and lack of sleep due to the uncertainty of the upcoming future, not knowing […]

Advice I would give my first year self

Advice I would give my first year self

Hi everyone, So, this is my first blog post – aaaah! I hope this finds you well and serves as a little switch-off from the current uncertain times. This post will delve into the things I wish I could’ve told my first year self – […]

First Year Advice

First Year Advice

Ah, first year Josh… he had heaps of nerves and lots to learn. Going into first year I’m not sure what I was expecting from lectures. I have an attention span as long as… ooh I wonder if I should make Mexican for dinner? And so the idea […]

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 ÂŁ44 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 […]