Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: Higher Education

How to not Procrastinate!

How to not Procrastinate!

With the commencement of semester-2, all students are back engaging with the given modules, assignments, and assessments to complete this semester. With most classes still being online and most people still locked inside the house, procrastinating about work and not engaging with classes is very […]

Tips for Dealing with Stress

Tips for Dealing with Stress

We all feel stressed at some point in our life. You might feel stressed because of work, because of the new semester, or if you are a final year student, you might be stressing about your project (like me) … It is impossible to avoid […]

Are You Ready For The New Semester?

Are You Ready For The New Semester?

A new semester will start soon! Are you ready for it? Today, I would like to share some tips to get yourself better prepared for the new semester.   • Read the feedback from your previous assignments Reading the feedback of assignments could help to […]

Life as a International Student!

Life as a International Student!

Being an international student can be a bit overwhelming to start with, as for most of us, it would be the first time you are away from your family and country all by yourself. But life as an international student has taught me a lot, […]

Travel Essentials Checklist – Pandemic Edition

Travel Essentials Checklist – Pandemic Edition

Travelling back home this year will be a little bit more difficult. There are more things to gather beforehand, and not doing so, could lead to not hopping on that plane or passing the border to see our loved ones. I am personally going to […]

ONLINE CLASSES – STUDENT OPINION

ONLINE CLASSES – STUDENT OPINION

This year has been the most technological ever! It seems everything has moved on to some kind of online platform to avoid any possible risks. It has some good and some inconvenient sides, so I thought I would share my opinion as a university student. […]

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 […]