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Tag: travel

My travel wish list

My travel wish list

As humans we have an innate compulsion to want to see things, to want to know and learn things. For me one of the best and most rewarding way to do that is travel. A holiday enables you to step quickly into the life of […]

Allergy Awareness Week

Allergy Awareness Week

Hello everyone, This week has been Allergy Awareness Week. According to AllergyUK, allergy awareness week is: “Running from Monday 23rd April to Sunday 29th April, the week is designed to raise awareness of people living with allergies. This year, we will be focusing on travelling […]

A trip to Lisbon

A trip to Lisbon

Hi everyone! So as you all know, last week I went to the amazing capital city of Portugal. I wanted to share with you all some pictures and a little bit about my experience. So first of all, if you are a fan of history […]

How to: pack like a pro

How to: pack like a pro

Hey guys! So I am writing this post on Monday 5th of March. Tomorrow I will be heading off to Lisbon with my coursemates for a week! I am so very excited about this trip (and don’t worry a post will be coming next week about […]

A beginner’s guide to Brummie slang

A beginner’s guide to Brummie slang

UCB attracts students from far and wide, and just as if you were going to Paris or Rome, if you’re coming to live in Birmingham you need to learn the language! So here’s my guide on how to translate a few select brummie sentences. Lesson […]

Commuting to uni

Commuting to uni

As we are now halfway through the year you may be finding that the halls/shared housing life isn’t for you. That is perfectly fine. I lived in halls in my first year and shared housing in my second. It wasn’t until final year that I […]

Chef opportunities at UCB

Chef opportunities at UCB

As I’ve mentioned many times in previous posts (including My decision to move to UCB and The 10 differences between college and school) there are many reasons to choose to come to UCB to train to be a chef. A few of these reasons include […]

A message to my past self

A message to my past self

Hi Jade, I know you are not in the best mindset right now, but I want you to know that things are definitely going to pick up. Please stop worrying. You would call me crazy if I told you that you move into your own […]

A day in the life of a UCB Business Student

A day in the life of a UCB Business Student

This week I decided to do something a bit different and post a video! I vlogged a typical day for me as a Business Enterprise student here at UCB. I hope you enjoy the video and if you have any questions feel free to leave […]

Saving money at college

Saving money at college

As said in a previous post (Differences between college and school, point number 7), college somehow does seem to drain your money very quickly. Last time I mentioned a number of things your money gets spent on: travel fairs, food, notebooks and general shopping in […]