Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: Higher Education

How am I coping with online classes – Back to Uni edition

How am I coping with online classes – Back to Uni edition

The first week of October is getting closer and closer, especially that first day of classes in the new academic year. There are so many expectations but also, so many questions and doubts of how to cope with things since nothing is like it used […]

Is Birmingham uni-friendly for living? – International student perspective

Is Birmingham uni-friendly for living? – International student perspective

Birmingham is the second largest city in the UK. It is known for being a very international-friendly area since it is home to five universities, making the city a centre of higher education. Considering all of its recognition, does it really mean that it is our […]

Goodbye Birmingham and UCB

Goodbye Birmingham and UCB

Hey everyone, I never thought this post would come so soon, but today is my last post for the international blog. I am sad to be writing this, but I know better things are coming for me and for the future bloggers on this page. […]

A day in the life of a placement student

A day in the life of a placement student

The new normal is coming sooner than we thought. It’s time to start thinking about going back to classes or placement – both of which are scary and exciting, even more so during this pandemic. I will introduce you a little bit to your soon-to-be […]

5 things to do if you don’t have summer plans

5 things to do if you don’t have summer plans

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well and staying safe. During summer, sometimes it is hard to have plans with our friends and with family because many people are working. Then we find ourselves alone at home. Today I bring you five things you can […]

Moving from Birmingham

Moving from Birmingham

Hello everyone. I hope you are well and staying safe. I went back to Birmingham two weeks ago to move out of my apartment in Birmingham to start my life as a master’s student in a different city. It was mixed with emotions coming back […]

Summer Favourite Foods

Summer Favourite Foods

Hey everyone, I hope you are well and excited because as I have seen on the news, restaurants and pubs have opened last Saturday, and I know some of you have been waiting for this for a long time. In Portugal, restaurants have now been […]

My 21st Birthday

My 21st Birthday

Hi everyone, I hope you are all staying well and safe. Last week was my birthday, and it was a very different birthday, but I still loved it, and it was a fantastic day. I woke up very early because I am usually very excited […]

An Ultimate List of Feel-Good Movies

An Ultimate List of Feel-Good Movies

Hi everyone, I hope you are all staying well and safe. Last week was my final week as an undergraduate student, and I don’t know what to feel. I don’t know if I am happy, if I am sad or if I am relieved. Now […]

Interview with an Msc Aviation Management Student

Interview with an Msc Aviation Management Student

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well and staying safe. This week I decided to bring you another interview with one of my friends who is an MSc Aviation Management student. I hope you enjoy it. 1. Introduce yourself Hello, my name is Olga, […]