Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Mind Body & Soul

Things to do over summer

Things to do over summer

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and have been enjoying the hot weather! With second year now finished for me, I have 3 months until uni starts to do what ever I want. Well, within reason haha! Although I am working over the summer, […]

Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Going to university is scary, and moving away from loved ones is even scarier. Love is the most potent emotion we know as humans. Absence is one of those things that test the love we have, like a flower it either blooms in the adversity […]

Pet therapy – service animals

Pet therapy – service animals

You may have noticed the use of service animals becoming more common for people with mental health issues. I felt like talking about this because I recently identified that it was, in fact, the adoption of my cat that brought me out of my depression […]

Time for a change

Time for a change

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well, and looking forward to summer holidays. The past year, I feel I have grown so much. I have learnt more about myself during second year than I ever have before. With this new feeling of change in […]

Summer goals 2018

Summer goals 2018

We are fast approaching summer! Deadlines and exams are nearly all over and it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to do with your free time over the holidays. I’m not talking about goals like getting a summer job etc, but things that […]

Life lessons

Life lessons

As I come to the end of my degree, I feel as though I have learned a lot in the past three years of university, and in life as a whole. I know a lot of you come here for advice on university life, so […]

Have I reached my goals?

Have I reached my goals?

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and settling back into things after Easter break. I have done a lot of thinking over Easter after my crazy rubbish time over the past two months, and really got into the idea of changing my mindset. […]

Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

Hi everybody! I hope you are well and enjoying eating lots of Easter eggs! For this week’s blog post I wanted to chat to you about stress.  April is Stress Awareness Month, and I think it is something we all get or suffer from at […]

International Day of Happiness

International Day of Happiness

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and excited for the Easter break! I am writing to you on International Day of Happiness.  Celebrated every year on the 20th March, it is a day where we can reflect and look at all the things […]

Making the most of the Easter holidays

Making the most of the Easter holidays

Hello everyone! The holidays are here! I know I have been looking forward to this break for a few weeks now, and cannot wait to go home. I thought I’d write this blog post today to help you think about the best way to make […]