Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: Life

Things I’ve found out during lockdown

Things I’ve found out during lockdown

It’s undeniable. We can’t fill our time with all our chores. I think we all have had productive days where we only want them to be filled with tasks, but it’s almost impossible not to do nothing because time simply does not pass. For some […]

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 […]

Eid in my perspective

Eid in my perspective

Eid Mubarak to all who celebrates it! I hope everyone is well and safe. You might wonder what Eid Mubarak means. The term itself means ‘Blessed Festival’. It is a greeting to welcome Eid, the holy celebration which signifies the end of Ramadhan. After a […]

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, […]

The art of saying ‘no’

The art of saying ‘no’

When we were younger, we seemed to be able to say ‘no’ without worrying about the consequences. As we grow up, we seem to find it hard to say no. Somehow, saying yes felt more like an obligation more than a choice for us. We’ve […]

My mum’s birthday in quarantine

My mum’s birthday in quarantine

Hey everyone, I hope you are well and staying safe. Last week was my mother’s birthday, and since we are in quarantine, we couldn’t go out to any restaurant. Since my mum loves a good brunch, I decided to organise a small one for her, […]

Receiving compliments

Receiving compliments

I feel uncomfortable with compliments. Is it just me, or does anyone else feel the same way? When someone compliments me, a lot of questions go through my head. It’s easy to overthink compliments, especially when they don’t happen very often. Sometimes, it even made me doubt […]

Interview with a Hospitality and Tourism Management Student

Interview with a Hospitality and Tourism Management Student

Hey everyone, I hope you are all well and staying safe. This week I decided to bring different content to my blog. Since I am always talking about my course, today I am bringing you an interview that I did with one of my best […]

Don’t be scared of being honest

Don’t be scared of being honest

You know what they say, honesty is the best policy. Let’s face it, it’s so hard to be honest in this complex and fraught world. Honesty is associated with dreadful confrontation. Punishing people for being honest has been unintentionally normalised. Suddenly, it is not safe […]

Surviving the dissertation: Tips and how to be motivated for 8 months

Surviving the dissertation: Tips and how to be motivated for 8 months

Hey everyone, I hope you are all well and staying safe. I can’t believe that I submitted my dissertation on Monday, and I am one step closer to finishing my undergraduate programme. Today I am here to give you some tips for next year when […]