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World Refill Day 2021

World Refill Day 2021

Hey everyone, Hope you’re doing well! This week, I wanted to bring your attention to the World Refill Day 2021 which was on 19 June. World Refill Day is a global public awareness campaign to prevent plastic pollution and help people live with less waste.  […]

Accommodation tips from a final year student

Accommodation tips from a final year student

Hello everyone! The sun has been out lately and I hope you are all enjoying the nice weather 🙂 This week’s post is mostly directed to freshers, so if you are joining University College Birmingham in September and still haven’t sorted out your accommodation for […]

How you can save six lives now

How you can save six lives now

Hello again! I hope you’re safe and healthy! I recently donated blood and thought it would be nice to share my experience with you and explain the amazing results of donating! To be honest, this was one of the most spontaneous donations I have ever […]

My favourite cake recipe ever

My favourite cake recipe ever

Hey, how are you all doing? I’m going to share a really exciting thing with you all today: my favourite cake recipe ever!! Oh, and let me add, it’s vegan… not that you’d know it, so don’t let that put you off!  Lockdown has caused […]

Men’s Health Week 2021

Men’s Health Week 2021

International Men’s Health Week (MHW) always begins on the Monday before Father’s Day and ends on Father’s Day itself.  In 2021, it will run from Monday 14 June until Sunday 20 June. MHW gives everyone an opportunity to encourage men and boys to take better […]

Things to do in Sintra

Things to do in Sintra

Hello everyone! Welcome back to a new post 🙂 This week I’m going to talk about my home town Sintra. Sintra is a top-rated travel destination in Portugal, and it is located just 35 minutes away from Lisbon, the capital. However, I must say, when […]

Journal your way to success

Journal your way to success

Hello again! I hope you’re staying safe and well! 🙂 I recently attended a session online which discussed journaling and I thought it would be nice to share what I learned 🙂 Journaling can help us in so many different ways! It is like having […]

The End of an Era

The End of an Era

Hi and Happy Wednesday! I hope you’re all okay and looking after yourselves. As I’m writing this blog post my final deadline for University College Birmingham is tomorrow (eek). I’m on track to submit both of my final assignments tomorrow and it feels extremely surreal […]

My favourite modules as a Food Development and Innovation student

My favourite modules as a Food Development and Innovation student

The era is ending. Last Thursday I had my first meet-up in person with my course mates and lecturers as well as my last tutorial ever. It’s very cheesy to talk about your uni experience being a journey but it’s true! I’m nothing like the […]

Earning money alongside university

Earning money alongside university

Hello again! Would you like to be earning some money while you are studying? Are you looking for a job? Are you worried about your financial situation when you join university? Student Finance If you are fortunate enough you may be paying for your university […]