Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: Finance

Student Ambassador Experience

Student Ambassador Experience

The majority of you have probably seen now and then those people in the blue “Student Ambassador” shirts or jumpers around the campus. I am part of the Student Ambassadors Team at UCB and considering that any new available positions will probably be released in […]

Read This If You Feel Like Saving Money

Read This If You Feel Like Saving Money

Students, especially those that do not get their little sausage fingers on maintenance loans, often struggle financially. To help combat their struggles, there are tools such as budgets (a spreadsheet that yells at you constantly for spending any money). This week we’ll take a look […]

How To Get Employed (Final Part)

How To Get Employed (Final Part)

Getting invited for an interview is almost as good as crossing the finish line – or is it? If the employment gods smile upon you, you might be selected for an interview. Good times, right? But what do you do? What do you wear? Where […]

The benefits of summer internships

The benefits of summer internships

It feels like Christmas was just yesterday, but it is already April… time flies. Some of you might have planned a summer holiday, others are going home. But for those of you who have no idea what to do in summer 2019, here’s a tip: […]

Apps that all students should have on their phone

Apps that all students should have on their phone

Hi everyone, At this time I am back from Munich, and if you followed me on my Instagram, you probably saw the pictures that I posted when I was there. I promise next week I will write just about the trip with tips and places […]

How To Get Employed (Part 4)

How To Get Employed (Part 4)

It may sometimes happen that you just simply don’t have luck getting a job. Why though? Your CV is on point, you have some experience (or are seeking it), you are presentable and polite. As I’ve said in my previous post, most companies operate online. […]

How to Get Employed (Part 3)

How to Get Employed (Part 3)

Do you have your CV ready? Did you accept your fate yet? Regardless of your answer, time is of the essence. To pay the bills, you need to have money and to get the money you need to work. So I guess it’s time for […]

How To Get Employed (Part 2)

How To Get Employed (Part 2)

Now that we’ve discussed what you need to do if you want to start looking for a job, you might be thinking to yourself: “Yeaaaa… this ain’t for me fella.” If this is precisely what went through your head, you are facing a very difficult […]

Make a difference…

Make a difference…

Hi again, everyone! I hope you enjoyed my post last week, “Butterflies in my stomach” about the first day at uni and all of the emotions around it. Today’s topic is about something that some of us choose to do while others HAVE to do: […]

How To Get Employed (Part 1)

How To Get Employed (Part 1)

When you get to the United Kingdom for the first time, ready to start your university life, the chances are you are on a very tight budget already. Student life is sadly not cheap which means you will probably need to get a job at […]