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Galentine’s day

Galentine’s day

Hello everyone,   This coming Wednesday is Valentine’s day, but this week I’m writing about Galentine’s day, the 13th of February. I was first introduced to this special day when I watched Parks and Recreation (would highly recommend). In the programme, one of the main […]

What I’ve loved this winter

What I’ve loved this winter

Hello everyone, I thought this week I would share some of the things I have been loving this winter! I usually love winter, but this year it seems to have been going on for a long time and I am looking forward to warmer weather […]

What’s your name, man? Alexander Hamilton.

What’s your name, man? Alexander Hamilton.

Happy New Year everyone!   I thought I’d write my first blog post of the year about one of my favourite things of this winter period: Hamilton! Hamilton is a musical about one of America’s founding fathers- the one on the ten-dollar bill! It tells […]

Christmas in college (top tips)

Christmas in college (top tips)

Happy Advent everyone! I hope you’ve got your stockings hung, tree lit and mince pies baking because the holiday season has officially begun. It’s the 1st of December, and in an ideal world, you’ve opened a window of your advent calendar and tasted that first […]

Chartered Management Institute board & committee meeting

Chartered Management Institute board & committee meeting

Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) board and committee event as a Student Ambassador for UCB. It was a wonderful experience. I had the opportunity to connect with not only like-minded university students from across the world, but […]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Hello everyone, and happy December! On Thursday night I went to a carol service. I don’t know if something was put in the mince pies, but it hit me with a sudden wave of Christmas excitement! To celebrate the beginning of the festive season I […]

Remember remember the 5th of November

Remember remember the 5th of November

It’s Guy Fawkes night tomorrow! When I’m at home, our village does a firework display on the common as well as the fair coming to town. My family will buy sparklers and then we’ll toast marshmallows on the fire. Have you ever wondered why we […]

Five fun things to do in Birmingham

Five fun things to do in Birmingham

Hello everyone, So you’re thinking of making Birmingham your home for the next two, three or many years? Or you’re already here and need inspiration of fun days out for yourself or visiting family or friends? This is the blog post for you. Here are […]

Autumnal Equinox

Autumnal Equinox

Today is 22 September: the autumn equinox (when day and night are roughly the same length) and the first official day of autumn, or Fall as it’s known in the US. Like many of us, I am always up for a heated debate about what […]

Joining Societies at other Universities: UoB Dance Club Latino

Joining Societies at other Universities: UoB Dance Club Latino

Growing up in Spain, I always loved salsa and it became a part of me. I would go out in the evenings with my parents and see Spanish people dancing and living life to the fullest. It was always magical. It was only in my […]