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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UCB Work Opportunities With Unitemps

UCB Work Opportunities With Unitemps

Have you ever wondered how to make money with the university? Wonder no longer, for I have arrived with the answers! UCB offers a wide variety of temporary (or permanent) job opportunities. We have student ambassadors, kitchen porters, front-of-house staff, porter jobs and many, many […]

Favourites of the month: October

Favourites of the month: October

Hi everyone, I don’t know if it was just me or if it was for everyone, but October just went so fast and I can’t believe we are already in November and Christmas is around the corner. The last I talked about this theme was […]

My First Flight

My First Flight

As I’ve mentioned months ago I absolutely hate flying. It takes a lot of dedication to even get me on a plane. Today I will tell you about the first time I was on a plane. My family has never had much money to spread […]

Cocoa by Ali: review

Cocoa by Ali: review

Hi everyone, I can’t believe we are now officially back to classrooms, assignments, alarms in the morning and the bad weather. When I was still back in Portugal, I saw on Instagram a new placed called Cocoa by Ali, and the place looked excellent. Two […]

Time Management

Time Management

With the assignments now firmly in our hands, it is important to speak about the art of time management. I am increasingly fluent in time management. It’s a hustle, honestly. You get 24 hours, a third of that is usually spent sleeping. Leisure, chores, responsibilities… […]

What do I have in my bag for university?

What do I have in my bag for university?

  Hi everyone, I hope your enrolment week and induction week went well. We are now back to our regular routine, and today I will show you what I carry in my bag. I will start with the bag itself, sometimes I wear a back […]

Hospitality Work During Christmas

Hospitality Work During Christmas

Are you currently working or intend to work in hospitality? If the answer is yes, it is high time for you to hide in your closet and wait until the terror passes: Christmas is coming! Ok ok, it’s not all bad. You get a lot […]

UCB Table Talks: International Students

UCB Table Talks: International Students

Hi everyone, This week I have a very different post from the ones I usually write. For this post, I am here to talk to you about UCB’s new series of videos called UCB Table Talks. Last Friday, the first episode came out. It is […]

My First Day In The UK

My First Day In The UK

My first day in Birmingham had me almost run in front of a speeding car. Luckily enough for me, there were other people who were accustomed to the driving on the wrong side of the road. Once we were escorted to Cambrian Hall, where I […]

A week in my life: First week back to university

A week in my life: First week back to university

Hi everyone, I hope everything is okay with you and I hope you started on the right foot in this new academic year. I am sure that I started on the right foot because I have already got a lot of big news which is […]