Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: Advice

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 […]

Things I don’t know before coming to the UK

Things I don’t know before coming to the UK

  I can’t believe that I have already studied in the UK for nearly three years now. I’ve learned a lot during the time, and today I wanted to tell you about FIVE things I didn’t know before coming to the UK.   • How […]

Must Have Cupboard Essentials!

Must Have Cupboard Essentials!

Food and cooking are a very integral part of our life, at some point or another, even if you don’t like cooking, you will of had to step into the kitchen to feed your stomach as takeaways cannot always be an option. The first thing […]

Baking Tips and Tricks!

Baking Tips and Tricks!

Last week, I shared some tips on choosing your baking equipment (Check it out here if you haven’t!), and today, I would like to share some tips and tricks for you when baking.   • Read your recipe at least twice beforehand Baking is science; even a small […]

Baking Essentials

Baking Essentials

New to baking but don’t know where to start? You are at the right place. In today’s blog, I am going to share some of the essential equipment used in baking. Investing in better equipment can also increase your success rate, and you’ll find it […]

How to not Procrastinate!

How to not Procrastinate!

With the commencement of semester-2, all students are back engaging with the given modules, assignments, and assessments to complete this semester. With most classes still being online and most people still locked inside the house, procrastinating about work and not engaging with classes is very […]

Tips To Prevent Tired Eyes

Tips To Prevent Tired Eyes

In recent days, particularly after the pandemic started, we are using electronics more than ever before. Whether you are learning online or working from home, we could be staring at our laptops and phones all day long. Our eyes will easily get tired from the […]

Dealing with Homesickness!

Dealing with Homesickness!

As an international student, being away from home and family is probably the hardest part while studying overseas. This can make us homesick from time to time, especially right now with the ongoing pandemic and lockdown. Many of us haven’t been able to go home […]

Tips for Dealing with Stress

Tips for Dealing with Stress

We all feel stressed at some point in our life. You might feel stressed because of work, because of the new semester, or if you are a final year student, you might be stressing about your project (like me) … It is impossible to avoid […]

My Most Memorable Moment In UCB!

My Most Memorable Moment In UCB!

This blog is very special to me as I go down memory lane and talk about the most memorable moment I had while studying at UCB…… Since coming to the UK, many things have changed, and I have made many memories while studying here. However, […]