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My Top 3 Video Call Apps

My Top 3 Video Call Apps

Hey everyone. I’m just going to dive right in! This lockdown has been really tough for lots of us for different reasons. For me as a student, it’s been a difficult adjustment with my course moving online part-way through the academic year and being physically disconnected […]

Placement experience (UCB)

Placement experience (UCB)

Hi everyone! Today I thought I would talk a bit about my placement year as I have recently ended my work placement at Caviar & Chips as part of my Culinary Arts Management degree. The work placement is really an essential part of the degree. I got […]

Daylight Savings

Daylight Savings

Hey guys! On 29 March we shifted an hour ahead because of daylight savings. Staying up late or waking up early might seem like no big deal for most of us, especially during these times. This was a concept introduced by Benjamin Franklin in late […]

Never forget the bright side

Never forget the bright side

Hey everyone! I hope you and your families are doing well and taking care of each other. Another week has gone by and day by day, we see how much impact and disruption the virus Covid-19 is having all over the world to all our lives […]

Social Distancing and Self Isolation

Social Distancing and Self Isolation

Hello!! I hope you are well. During this pandemic, self-isolation and social distancing have been advised for those who have health conditions, those who are elderly and for those who have contact with vulnerable people. Many will agree that the thought of self-isolation sounds scary and […]

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 […]

Work placement

Work placement

Hi everyone! As some of you may know, I am currently in my work placement year of my Culinary Arts Management degree. I’m almost 10 months into my placement – some times were crazy busy and flew right by, a lot of challenges, new experiences and so […]

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 […]