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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Advice for International Students – English Language!

Advice for International Students – English Language!

This blog is mainly for students who are from non-English speaking countries or if English is their second language. This blog will teach you how you can improve your English and get the most out of your student life studying in the UK. If English […]

Kitchen Terms We Use On Everyday Basis!

Kitchen Terms We Use On Everyday Basis!

Working as a chef can mean sometimes using certain kitchen codes/words on an everyday basis that, for other people, might mean something else but is a code language to communicate with each other while in service or working in the kitchen in general. I thought […]

Tips for International Students – Making Friends

Tips for International Students – Making Friends

Are you an international student? New to the UK or Birmingham and don’t know how to expand your social circle? You’re at the right place!   The first time I came to the UK was three years ago when I got my place to study at […]

Indian Foods You Need to Try!

Indian Foods You Need to Try!

Indian cuisine is one of a kind with a large variety of dishes, full of flavour and made using loads of spices, herbs and most importantly as our elders say, is made with love. We Indians love our food, and it is also a way […]

Things I like about the UK

Things I like about the UK

Last week, I shared some of my experiences in the UK (Have a look here if you haven’t: Things I wasn’t used to when I first came to the UK and Food Edition. This week, I would like to share some of the things I love about living […]

Indian Vs British Culture!

Indian Vs British Culture!

When I came to the UK, the first thing I noticed was the cultural change and differences as, let me tell you, the differences are very prominent. Indian culture is based on traditional cultural values with close knitted families and multicultural heritage. In contrast, the […]

Things I wasn’t used to when I first came to the UK – Food Edition!

Things I wasn’t used to when I first came to the UK – Food Edition!

Last week, I shared some of the things I wasn’t used to when I came to the UK (have a look here if you haven’t!), and today I would like to share more on this topic but about food!   • Food culture Foods like bread, potatoes, […]

Last Stretch to Dissertation!

Last Stretch to Dissertation!

All final year students (October Starters) have been working on their dissertations for the past 7 months, and the submission date is almost near! It is a very important piece of work for any student, and from my own experience, not an easy one either; […]

Things I wasn’t used to when I first came to the UK

Things I wasn’t used to when I first came to the UK

Last week, I shared five things I didn’t know before coming to the UK (make sure you have a look here if you haven’t!), and today, I would like to share things that I wasn’t used to when I first came to the UK.   • The […]

Places to go in Birmingham!

Places to go in Birmingham!

I have lived in Birmingham for three years now for my course and have visited many places for recreational purpose, to pass the time and to hang out with friends. In a certain span of time, you are bound to have some favourite places you […]