Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: Finance

My shoe collection: Winter Edition

My shoe collection: Winter Edition

Hi everyone, I hope you had a lovely week, and everything is okay with you. This week I based my post around my shoe collection not just because I love shoes but because it was in the UK that I found the best deals when […]

How to travel on a budget

How to travel on a budget

Hi everyone, By the time you are reading this, I am already back from my trip to Gdansk, Poland. I went there for 5 days because one of my best friends is doing Erasmus there. If you don’t know what Erasmus is, it is basically […]

UCB Work Opportunities With Unitemps

UCB Work Opportunities With Unitemps

Have you ever wondered how to make money with the university? Wonder no longer, for I have arrived with the answers! UCB offers a wide variety of temporary (or permanent) job opportunities. We have student ambassadors, kitchen porters, front-of-house staff, porter jobs and many, many […]

Hospitality Work During Christmas

Hospitality Work During Christmas

Are you currently working or intend to work in hospitality? If the answer is yes, it is high time for you to hide in your closet and wait until the terror passes: Christmas is coming! Ok ok, it’s not all bad. You get a lot […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Who said flight delays could not be fun?

Who said flight delays could not be fun?

Hey everyone! I hope you are all enjoying your holidays and hopefully, you are travelling to warmer countries. But summer will be gone soon and most of us are going back to university. For those of you who have already been away, I hope you […]

In search of a new home

In search of a new home

How many times have you moved houses? Once? Every year? Never? For those of you just starting university it might be slightly challenging to find a place to live in a foreign land. Having moved six times in my life around three different countries, I […]