Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: Advice

A week in my life: First week back to university

A week in my life: First week back to university

Hi everyone, I hope everything is okay with you and I hope you started on the right foot in this new academic year. I am sure that I started on the right foot because I have already got a lot of big news which is […]

The Library Has Moved!

The Library Has Moved!

Over this Summer break the UCB Library has moved! Did you know about that? That’s right! All your favourite books, Subject Librarians, Assistant Librarians and the lovely people that help you with your assignments are no longer located at Summer Row. I had the honour […]

Tips to start at university

Tips to start at university

Hi everyone, Now I am finally back at Birmingham, and for my surprise at the time of writing this the weather was perfect, it was hot and the sun was out! We are now starting a new academic year at university. For some of you, […]

BA (Hons) Events Management

BA (Hons) Events Management

If you are ready to take the reigns of a successful event into your hands, then follow me. Today I will tell you about my experience with BA (Hons) Events Management. I am approaching my 3rd (and hopefully final) year of the course. I started […]

The Boys: The Review

The Boys: The Review

As mentioned a couple weeks ago I wanted to binge-watch the tv series The Boys. And I did! The Boys is produced by amazon, making it an amazon original series (rated R).  It is based on an american comic book by the same name (The […]

A Day Trip To Coventry

A Day Trip To Coventry

Located right next to your nose. A destination you probably never considered for a nice, lovely day trip: Coventry. I did not just go spontaniously on a trip to Coventry; I did some research first. I asked a considerable amount of people. Most of them […]

Festival Season

Festival Season

Hi everyone, When you talk about summer, for me it means the beach, sun and festivals and that’s exactly what I am going to speak to you today about. In July I had the opportunity to go to a festival in Portugal called RFM SOMNII which […]

What Will I Watch Next?

What Will I Watch Next?

A couple weeks before we talked about binge watching. I still think that it is absolutely amazing! This week I will tell you the shows I plan to binge watch in the upcoming weeks. The Boys This Amazon show is about the dark sides of […]

Who said flight delays could not be fun? Part 2

Who said flight delays could not be fun? Part 2

Hey everyone! Last week we talked about how to occupy your time when your flight gets delayed. Choosing a place from where you can plane-spot is an option, but today, I will explore what to do when you have a long stay over. Have you […]

My Summer Favourites 2019

My Summer Favourites 2019

Hi everyone, I can’t believe that summer is almost over, but I still have a couple of days in Portugal. At the moment it’s raining in Lisbon, and I am asking myself if summer is ever going to arrive because it has been one of […]