So after an incredible year, my blogging journey with University College Birmingham is finally coming to an end. It’s a very bittersweet moment as I write down my last blog, bringing in all the flashbacks of this year and the blogs I have shared with you guys in these past 12 months. But as we say, all good things always come to an end, and this blog here is that exact time. I have had so much fun writing these blogs for you guys every week, so I thought I would share what have I learned about myself during this whole experience…
A great platform to share!
Blogging is something I have always been interested in, hence when I got the opportunity, I couldn’t say no. As I have shared multiple times, I have always been an introvert, so it was a great medium to share my thoughts and ideas with everyone and maybe help more people like me along the way. It gives you the freedom to write anything you want to about your experiences in the past, your current thoughts, your adventure and even about your day-to-day activities! It was a platform where I felt comfortable to still be in my comfort zone and connect with everyone who reads them.
Helping me get confident!
I have had some fantastic support throughout this year and some excellent reviews from some of the students that they were able to connect with me and how I write, which just gave me more confidence to keep on writing. Even my friends who know me very well got to see another side of me which they never knew existed. When writing, I just go into my creative zone and feel free to write whatever I want, which always made me confident that if I write what I actually think, people will always connect, and now it has also helped me be even more confident within myself while talking to people, not just through my writing but in person too!
A way to reflect back on uni!
I have shared many blogs this year about my student life and how I have dealt with stuff. Those blogs were not only a way to help other students like me, but they were a reflective diary of my own student life and a realisation of how amazing these four years have been, and I am so glad I got to have this experience. Even after I graduated, my blogs kept me connected to my university for a bit longer which I was really grateful for!
It’s been a fantastic year of doing something I love on the side with my studies and work, and I have had excellent support along the way. I would like to thank University College Birmingham’s International team for giving me this opportunity to be one of their bloggers, especially Jane Titcumb for being a fantastic mentor and guiding me along the way whenever I needed any help! I have truly loved every bit of it, as writing these blogs every week used to be my favourite time every week.
If you have any interest like me in sharing your thoughts, I would highly suggest you write blogs. In fact, students are always welcome to join the blogging team here at the University, so why not give it a try? I am sure you will fall in love with it. If you feel this is something to your interest, email the International team for more information and say that you are interested – they would be more than happy to help you get into it!
At last, I would just like to say goodbye, and thank you for this fantastic year! Signing out for one last time. 🙂