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Tag: Studying

Five tips to cope with stress and get those assignments done

Five tips to cope with stress and get those assignments done

So being on my third week of the semester now, I can definitely say the second year will not be an easy task. I’ll be honest with you, I’ve noticed a huge difference between the standards of the first year to this year. However, I […]

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 […]

How I deal with work stress

How I deal with work stress

Hello everyone,   It is officially less than a month until my dissertation draft is due in, and it’s fair to say that I am feeling the pressure. After years of exams and assignments: GCSEs, AS exams, A-Levels and now uni work, I think I’ve […]

When you’re stuck in a rut

When you’re stuck in a rut

Hello everyone,   As I am in my final year, I am writing a dissertation. Before Christmas I felt really on track- I was excited about what I was writing, I found it reasonably easy to take notes and type up my findings. However, coming […]

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. […]

Useful apps for your student phone

Useful apps for your student phone

Hi everyone! This week’s blog post is all about some of the apps I find useful in my life as a student. I haven’t included the usual things like social media, games etc. but rather have focussed on 4 key areas: studying, shopping, health and […]

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 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 […]