Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: Advice

The Ultimate Packing List

The Ultimate Packing List

Getting ready for the big move is exciting. However, packing up for university is undoubtedly very stressful. Therefore, as a second-year student who is moving into her new flat in a couple of days, I have decided to create the ultimate checklist for those who […]

Getting Back to Study Mode!

Getting Back to Study Mode!

After months of online learning and summer break, the new academic year is finally approaching! With most teaching coming back to normal, we should start making small changes to get ourselves back to the ‘study mode’. During the summer, I’m sure that we all tend […]

My Experience of the Covid Vaccine

My Experience of the Covid Vaccine

Last month I got my second jab for the covid vaccine, and I am happy to say I am fully vaccinated! Like many others, I was a bit scared or nervous to get the vaccine but looking into it more myself and doing my own […]

New Academic Year!

New Academic Year!

Hello fellow new and all returning students, the new academic year is soon to start, are you ready? In today’s blog, I think it might be a good idea to share some advice with you all on how you can get on with the new […]

Message to First Years!

Message to First Years!

We have entered the month of September, which means that the University will be back on for continuing students on their courses and first-year students will be commencing their fist year. This week I thought I would write a personal message for the first years […]

My Three Years Studying in the UK

My Three Years Studying in the UK

Time flies, I can’t believe that I have already been in the UK for 3 years now and I have pretty much enjoyed my student life here. Coming to study at UCB and the UK is one of the best decisions I made; I am […]

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

There are many benefits of stepping out of your comfort zone. Today, I would like to share some tips on how you can expand your comfort zone. • Find a mentor                         One of the quickest and perhaps easiest ways to start is to look for […]

Keeping up with your mental health!

Keeping up with your mental health!

Everyone in today’s world lives a pretty busy lifestyle and often ignores a key factor needed to run our busy lifestyles: our health. Whether physical or mental, taking care of your health is very important. Granted, taking care of your physical health during your off […]

Life After University!

Life After University!

All 2021 graduates, including myself, got our final results. First, I would like to congratulate all of them as we all were able to achieve our goals despite the tough year everyone had to face, so well done! One thing I am aware many graduates […]

10 Quotes for Graduates!

10 Quotes for Graduates!

First, I would like to take the opportunity to say congratulations to all recent graduates! I’m sure you’ve all received your classification and well done everyone! You should be proud of what you have achieved, especially in the current circumstances. Today, I have gathered 10 […]