Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: Life

A Day in Camden Market!

A Day in Camden Market!

Since I have moved to London, I have been trying to explore new places or areas I haven’t been to before on my off days when I don’t feel tired. Last week, I decided to revisit a place I have been to a couple of […]

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 […]

Getting Back to Study Mode!

Getting Back to Study Mode!

After months of online learning and summer break, the new academic year is finally approaching! With most teaching coming back to normal, we should start making small changes to get ourselves back to the ‘study mode’. During the summer, I’m sure that we all tend […]

My Experience of the Covid Vaccine

My Experience of the Covid Vaccine

Last month I got my second jab for the covid vaccine, and I am happy to say I am fully vaccinated! Like many others, I was a bit scared or nervous to get the vaccine but looking into it more myself and doing my own […]

An Overwhelming Escape to Cornwall

An Overwhelming Escape to Cornwall

Before the last week of August ended, I had an opportunity to visit Cornwall for four days with my family. It was my last hurrah before university starts.  In the early hours of Friday, we got dressed in haste, taking turns in the bathroom and […]

Message to First Years!

Message to First Years!

We have entered the month of September, which means that the University will be back on for continuing students on their courses and first-year students will be commencing their fist year. This week I thought I would write a personal message for the first years […]

My Three Years Studying in the UK

My Three Years Studying in the UK

Time flies, I can’t believe that I have already been in the UK for 3 years now and I have pretty much enjoyed my student life here. Coming to study at UCB and the UK is one of the best decisions I made; I am […]

What being a first year student was like during the pandemic

What being a first year student was like during the pandemic

What was it like being a first year student during a global pandemic? Well, here’s a taster for you: it’s nothing like what you’d expect.  Amid the month of waiting for my A-level results, the majority of my friends were ecstatic about the idea of […]

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

There are many benefits of stepping out of your comfort zone. Today, I would like to share some tips on how you can expand your comfort zone. • Find a mentor                         One of the quickest and perhaps easiest ways to start is to look for […]

Keeping up with your mental health!

Keeping up with your mental health!

Everyone in today’s world lives a pretty busy lifestyle and often ignores a key factor needed to run our busy lifestyles: our health. Whether physical or mental, taking care of your health is very important. Granted, taking care of your physical health during your off […]