Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: Part-Time Work

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 […]

It’s hard to say goodbye

It’s hard to say goodbye

Here I go nine months later, my time with UCB comes to an end I am writing to say ‘goodbye’ to all of you. It is hard to say goodbye. I believe, those of you who have read my posts, know that I loved my […]

What Will I Watch Next?

What Will I Watch Next?

A couple weeks before we talked about binge watching. I still think that it is absolutely amazing! This week I will tell you the shows I plan to binge watch in the upcoming weeks. The Boys This Amazon show is about the dark sides of […]

In search of a new home

In search of a new home

How many times have you moved houses? Once? Every year? Never? For those of you just starting university it might be slightly challenging to find a place to live in a foreign land. Having moved six times in my life around three different countries, I […]

How to have fun at work?

How to have fun at work?

  How many of you were absolutely sure you knew what you wanted to study at University when you were in Year 10? Or if you even wanted to go to university? I personally changed my mind at least twice. But that is normal because […]

Keeping in touch over the summer

Keeping in touch over the summer

  Hi everyone! I hope you are all enjoying your summer holidays! Last week my final results were released, and I am delighted to say I will be graduating with a First Class Honours in September. I am extremely excited! But actually, I felt slightly […]

Student Ambassador Experience

Student Ambassador Experience

The majority of you have probably seen now and then those people in the blue “Student Ambassador” shirts or jumpers around the campus. I am part of the Student Ambassadors Team at UCB and considering that any new available positions will probably be released in […]