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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Eid Feast!

Eid Feast!

For most people, food talk is serious talk. Since it’s still Eid (at least for Bruneians), I’d like to dedicate this blog post to talk about traditional food enjoyed within the Southeast Asian communities. I’ve mentioned that there is something ‘special’ in the food served […]

Things I’ve found out during lockdown

Things I’ve found out during lockdown

It’s undeniable. We can’t fill our time with all our chores. I think we all have had productive days where we only want them to be filled with tasks, but it’s almost impossible not to do nothing because time simply does not pass. For some […]

An Ultimate List of Feel-Good Movies

An Ultimate List of Feel-Good Movies

Hi everyone, I hope you are all staying well and safe. Last week was my final week as an undergraduate student, and I don’t know what to feel. I don’t know if I am happy, if I am sad or if I am relieved. Now […]

Eid in my perspective

Eid in my perspective

Eid Mubarak to all who celebrates it! I hope everyone is well and safe. You might wonder what Eid Mubarak means. The term itself means ‘Blessed Festival’. It is a greeting to welcome Eid, the holy celebration which signifies the end of Ramadhan. After a […]

Bingeing on crime videos – Spanish-speaking friendly

Bingeing on crime videos – Spanish-speaking friendly

Lockdown is making us enjoy our time by being lazy. For some of us it’s easy, for others it’s difficult. I want to talk about my biggest obsession on YouTube: crime videos. We all know that it’s possible to watch anything we want on YouTube […]

Interview with an Msc Aviation Management Student

Interview with an Msc Aviation Management Student

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well and staying safe. This week I decided to bring you another interview with one of my friends who is an MSc Aviation Management student. I hope you enjoy it. 1. Introduce yourself Hello, my name is Olga, […]

The art of saying ‘no’

The art of saying ‘no’

When we were younger, we seemed to be able to say ‘no’ without worrying about the consequences. As we grow up, we seem to find it hard to say no. Somehow, saying yes felt more like an obligation more than a choice for us. We’ve […]

National dates – international student perspective

National dates – international student perspective

Did you know that Mother’s Day has a different date in almost every country? During my first year in the UK, and as a university student, I discovered so many national dates and how diverse, weird and creative they can be. First of all, I […]

My mum’s birthday in quarantine

My mum’s birthday in quarantine

Hey everyone, I hope you are well and staying safe. Last week was my mother’s birthday, and since we are in quarantine, we couldn’t go out to any restaurant. Since my mum loves a good brunch, I decided to organise a small one for her, […]

Receiving compliments

Receiving compliments

I feel uncomfortable with compliments. Is it just me, or does anyone else feel the same way? When someone compliments me, a lot of questions go through my head. It’s easy to overthink compliments, especially when they don’t happen very often. Sometimes, it even made me doubt […]