Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: Advice

Spooktacular things to do this Halloween!

Spooktacular things to do this Halloween!

BOO!  With the spooky season approaching, here are some spooktacular things you can do this Halloween 2021: Watch a horror movie There’s nothing more classic than watching a horror movie, whether it’s with a friend or family. You think it’s kind of boring watching a […]

Tips on Eating Healthier

Tips on Eating Healthier

Last week, I wrote a blog about winter blues, and eating well is one of the good ways to maintain both your mental and physical health. Today, I’m going to share some tips on how you can eat healthier by changing some small things in […]

My Go-to Places Inside University!

My Go-to Places Inside University!

After a long wait, the University has reopened with a full bang with face-to-face teaching – definitely for good, as I missed going to university in my final year. Nevertheless, even though I am not in university anymore, I thought I would share some of […]

World Mental Health Day!

World Mental Health Day!

In tribute to last week’s public awareness, if you didn’t know, it was World Mental Health Day on 10 October. As a person who has had issues of her own, I wanted to share a list of things for you to be a better friend […]

Tips on dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder (aka Winter Blues)

Tips on dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder (aka Winter Blues)

Winter is coming. Besides looking forward to the festive season and enjoying the weather, taking care of your mental health is also important. Do you feel like sometimes you are a bit low in mood, tired or sleepy? Have you heard of seasonal affective disorder […]

Foods Ideal For Meal Prep

Foods Ideal For Meal Prep

You asked, and you shall receive! My co-blogger Hoi wrote about the benefits of meal prepping and how it can be helpful in the long run. In continuation of that, I thought I’d share some foods which are ideal for meal prep, easy to make, […]

On One’s Own – Being Alone

On One’s Own – Being Alone

As a kid, I always wanted to be surrounded by people, always tagging along with friends and I always thought being alone felt ‘weird.’ As I grew up, I started to enjoy being alone and I also started to realise that society had enforced this […]

Benefits of Meal Prep!

Benefits of Meal Prep!

The new academic year has started, and I believe that you all must be busy catching up with everything. I started preparing my meals when I started uni, and I would highly recommend it to all students. There are loads of benefits of why you […]

Struggles of being an almost-adult

Struggles of being an almost-adult

Adulthood isn’t the same for everyone, it definitely doesn’t come around at the same time as others. Some might feel like they’re an adult later on in life but some might feel like they’re an adult as early as sixteen. Adulthood also comes in different […]

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 […]