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Time to pack

Time to pack

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and have had a week of celebrations after receiving your results. This time two years ago I was starting to pack for university. It was both an exciting time – going to buy everything as I am a […]

Advice to new students at UCB

Advice to new students at UCB

Hello everyone, Some of this year’s UCBloggers are coming to the end of our time writing for the blog, and so I thought I would give some advice to those of you who will be starting out at UCB in September. I would also recommend […]

Bye Maltings… Hello new home!

Bye Maltings… Hello new home!

Going to university – it’s not only choosing the place and course, but also choosing accommodation. I know how stressful this can be so thought I should try to help you with pieces of advice based on my own experience? Last year I decided to stay at […]

My Summer in the City

My Summer in the City

I chose not to go home this summer (back to Lincolnshire) so spent most of my time here in Birmingham. Initially after uni finished I spent most of my weekends and the odd weekday with a cocktail in my hand but once the celebrations settled […]

FE Graduation

FE Graduation

Graduation is a fairly American tradition that the UK has adopted and although this occasion wasn’t a cap and gown affair for graduating from college, it was fairly formal. I’ve been to a fair few graduations before as both my sister and dad have done some […]

Denmark – Part 1

Denmark – Part 1

So over the next three weeks I will be doing a blog post trilogy on my incredible three-week trip to Denmark this summer! As part of the Erasmus Leonardo project with UCB I was selected to complete my NVQ level 3 work placement abroad. As part […]

The results are in!

The results are in!

Hi everyone! I am writing this blog post on a day that some of you may have been dreading… RESULTS DAY! This is a scary time no matter what you are hoping to do after college. I know that exams and coursework has been incredibly […]

Guess who’s back…

Guess who’s back…

Guess who’s back again! Hi everyone, Yes I am back for another year. I can’t wait to get back into my writing and hopefully help some of you whether you are considering university, starting university or just fancy a bit of a read into a […]

Where to take the family when visiting BRUM… your new city!

Where to take the family when visiting BRUM… your new city!

September is almost upon us and if you’re anything like me, you’ll be receiving a helpful hand from your family/friends/partners… anyone who can haul a big mirror and suitcase up some stairs! But once you’re all moved in, what do you do? I’ve put together […]

Summertime Hi

Summertime Hi

So I hope everyone is loving their summer holidays especially in this tropical weather that seems to have swept the globe. After an absence of the UCBloggers this summer we’re back for another year at UCB. As last year’s FE college blogger I am very […]