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Assignment Tips and Tricks

Assignment Tips and Tricks

You all should have completed your first week of lectures by now. I hope you enjoyed them and made some friends on your course. Chances are, your first assignments will have been launched during your first lectures – if not, expect this very soon. For […]

My return to University College Birmingham

My return to University College Birmingham

Hi everyone, how are you? As lockdown restrictions start to ease, this saw my return to University College Birmingham after a whole year had gone by! A whole year apart from my friends and a whole year of online lectures. As restrictions ease, this means […]

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 […]

What Do Students Worry About?

What Do Students Worry About?

Hey everyone. How are you doing? I may have mentioned in my previous blog posts that I’m coming so close to the end of my course. I’ll be honest, it’s a stressful time of year, especially since we’ve all been made to stay at home […]

Life as an Online Learner at UCB

Life as an Online Learner at UCB

Hey everyone. I hope you’re keeping in good spirits, staying safe, positive and looking after your wellbeing. With everything that’s happening in the current climate, from Covid-19 to the protests over injustices in the world, I’m feeling a mix of emotions right now and the last few weeks […]

Hints to write outstanding conclusions

Hints to write outstanding conclusions

Hello, hello, hello everyone!!! How are you? I hope you are good and enjoying Reading Week as long as you are also productive. The other day I had a lesson on Writing Conclusions, and I found it so interesting and helpful that I thought it […]

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 […]

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 […]

CV Masterclass

CV Masterclass

Googling how to write a CV seems to be the most obvious way to go. Guides are thrown up on how to format a CV. But formatting isn’t the only element. It’s not just etiquette that matters, it’s content. There are several parts to a […]