Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

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Tips to create the best university wardrobe

Tips to create the best university wardrobe

Hi everyone, As you might know, I love fashion, buying clothes or even just looking around stores to see which are the new trends for the season. Since I came to Birmingham, I stopped buying too many clothes every month, because now I am more […]

Resolutions for 2020

Resolutions for 2020

Hi everyone, I am finally back writing for the blog, and to be honest, I was already missing this. If you follow me on Instagram, you will have seen that I went to Rome in December and in January to Krakow with my boyfriend. Both […]

Let your dream be bigger than your fears!

Let your dream be bigger than your fears!

Hello everybody, my name is Olga. I am working as an international master intern, and for a few weeks I will be guest blogging. For my first blog here, I decided to choose something that a lot of students are hesitant about. Considering an opportunity […]

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 […]

UCB Table Talks: International Students

UCB Table Talks: International Students

Hi everyone, This week I have a very different post from the ones I usually write. For this post, I am here to talk to you about UCB’s new series of videos called UCB Table Talks. Last Friday, the first episode came out. It is […]

A week in my life: First week back to university

A week in my life: First week back to university

Hi everyone, I hope everything is okay with you and I hope you started on the right foot in this new academic year. I am sure that I started on the right foot because I have already got a lot of big news which is […]

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, […]

What Is The Kickstart Scheme?

What Is The Kickstart Scheme?

In the spirit of celebration of the Enrolment and Induction weeks I am here to tell you more about an easy-peasy way to access £300 (if you are eligible)! Kickstart Scheme by the UCB in association with the lovely John Smith’s Student Store company will […]

BA (Hons) Events Management

BA (Hons) Events Management

If you are ready to take the reigns of a successful event into your hands, then follow me. Today I will tell you about my experience with BA (Hons) Events Management. I am approaching my 3rd (and hopefully final) year of the course. I started […]