Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers


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5 Things I wouldn’t have done without lockdown

5 Things I wouldn’t have done without lockdown

In some ways, it could be said that this current pandemic has changed our lives for good. The impact for some has been huge, so much so that some of us have made decisions that will affect us forever. I personally have bought and made […]

Back to Uni

Back to Uni

Hello, aspiring university students, I hope you are all doing well. I know that many are worried about how the pandemic would affect their studies in this time of uncertainty but try not to get discouraged by the pandemic. You can still make the best […]

How to avoid being homesick at uni

How to avoid being homesick at uni

It’s once again that time of the year to start with our academic routines. Whether you are coming back to classes or about to start them, it’s impossible to forget our family time and being back at home. The pandemic has given us extra time […]

Strength in Vulnerability

Strength in Vulnerability

When you first hear the word ‘vulnerability’, what comes to your mind? Many people would associate it with weakness. Even by just mentioning the word itself, it invokes thoughts or feelings of fear. This is understandable because to be vulnerable means to be at risk […]

Coming Back to Uni: Kitchen Essentials

Coming Back to Uni: Kitchen Essentials

Growing up and starting to be independent is a natural process that increases way faster when you live by yourself at university. One of the things we get to learn and spend time on a load is cooking. I mean feeding ourselves is essential, and […]

Adulting

Adulting

Do you know the first time you ever realised that you are an adult? I don’t think I explicitly remember the first exact moment when I felt like an adult. The term ‘adulting’ comes to mind whenever I think of the responsibilities that we, as […]

Is Birmingham uni-friendly for living? – International student perspective

Is Birmingham uni-friendly for living? – International student perspective

Birmingham is the second largest city in the UK. It is known for being a very international-friendly area since it is home to five universities, making the city a centre of higher education. Considering all of its recognition, does it really mean that it is our […]

Goodbye Birmingham and UCB

Goodbye Birmingham and UCB

Hey everyone, I never thought this post would come so soon, but today is my last post for the international blog. I am sad to be writing this, but I know better things are coming for me and for the future bloggers on this page. […]

Dreams in life

Dreams in life

Since we were young, we have been taught to pick a certain life path and to follow through with it as we grow older, until we arrive at what we assume will be success and many other life-fulfilling things. We were always told to never […]

What is going to the cinema like in the ‘new normal’?

What is going to the cinema like in the ‘new normal’?

The ‘new normal’ has given us almost everything that we used to have, progressively reopening more common activities that we used to enjoy before the pandemic. Going back to the cinema seemed impossible because of the safety measurements but recently they have proved us wrong […]