Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Tips and Advice

Holiday Essentials

Holiday Essentials

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and ready for this week’s blog post. I am going on holiday on Saturday and so I thought this week I would share with you my holiday essentials. Bikini or swimming costume – Again, this depends what […]

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 […]

Spring/summer essentials

Spring/summer essentials

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and enjoyed the hot weather we had this week! I don’t know about any of you but I loved seeing the sun and feeling the warmth take over the air.  It got me thinking about some spring/summer […]

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 […]

How to land a job easily

How to land a job easily

So many of my friends who are students tell me they are struggling to get a job. However, money is tight and they need the extra cash. I’ve had many different jobs over the years and I somehow seem to always get the job I […]

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 […]

Top 5 female YouTubers to follow

Top 5 female YouTubers to follow

YouTube is a massive thing these days and almost everyone has an account, if not even their own channel. So I thought it would be cool to share my top five favourite female YouTubers to watch with you guys. Patricia Bright – fashion, beauty and […]

Applying to university and direct applications!

Applying to university and direct applications!

So this post is specifically aimed at current college students at UCB. If, like me, you’re in your last year of college and you’re wondering whether to go into jobs, apprenticeships or internships, there is still another possibility: university! So when looking at university, there […]

New year, new me?

New year, new me?

Hello everyone!   It feels a little bit late to be talking about new year’s resolutions, but that is what I thought I’d write about this week as I have moved back into my student house in Birmingham ready for the new term, and it […]