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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Another binge-worthy movie/TV series list!

Another binge-worthy movie/TV series list!

Last year, I wrote a blog called ‘Netflix’s binge-worthy list’ (for those who are interested, you can find it here). In this blog, the only difference is that some of the movies or TV series I’m going to list aren’t accessible or available on Netflix. […]

Ryanair – the best or the worst airline?

Ryanair – the best or the worst airline?

Hello everyone. Today I will talk about Ryanair and all the advantages and disadvantages of low cost airlines. Ryanair is a low cost airline (obviously). It is headquartered in Ireland, with a fleet of 506 aircraft flying to 225 destinations in 37 European countries. They […]

National Walnut Day!

National Walnut Day!

Happy National Walnut Day! I never knew there was such a thing where we dedicate a day solely to a nut. Nevertheless, according to National Day Today, 17 May is National Walnut Day. So to celebrate it, I thought it would be a good idea […]

The future of space exploration!

The future of space exploration!

The universe… infinite space, infinite nothingness waiting to be explored. The universe is huge, unimaginably large. According to what we currently know, it takes 46 billion light years to travel from one end of space to the other. By comparison, light orbits our planet 7 […]

Tips for home remedies!

Tips for home remedies!

I have recently caught a mild sore throat and cold, so I thought for today’s blog, I’d write about some tips for home remedies! Of course, I would recommend you attend your GP if you feel very ill, but this is only when you don’t […]

Trip to Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Trip to Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Hello everyone! In today’s blog I will write about a trip to Palma de Mallorca provided by University College Birmingham. We set off on 25 April 2022. We flew from Birmingham in the direction of Palma de Mallorca. Our flight was at 7:30 in the […]

5 Motivation Tips

5 Motivation Tips

I’m in my last semester of the second year and with assignments piled up, it’s easy to get stressed, lose motivation, procrastinate and leave it until the last minute. I’d be lying if I said I haven’t left an assignment until the last minute, as […]

Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2022

Happy Earth Day! (By the time you read this, it will already have passed – if you were unaware, Earth Day was on 22 April 2022!) In celebration, I thought we’d dive deeper as to why we celebrate it!  So, what is Earth Day? It was […]

Strange things that people in the UK do

Strange things that people in the UK do

Hello everyone, how are you today? I’m still on holiday in Croatia, but I’m going back to England soon, sad story. Today, we will talk about some things that people in Britain do that are strange to me as a Croat. Driving on the left […]

Urie Diaries: A Day in London

Urie Diaries: A Day in London

It’s been so long since I have written an entry for ‘Urie Diaries,’ so I thought today would be a good chance to revisit the series. The 9th of April was the beginning of our Easter break, so I thought I’d come home. At first, I […]