Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: Part-Time Work

New Academic Year!

New Academic Year!

Hello fellow new and all returning students, the new academic year is soon to start, are you ready? In today’s blog, I think it might be a good idea to share some advice with you all on how you can get on with the new […]

Plans for Summer Break!

Plans for Summer Break!

Hello there! It’s the end of the academic year, and you’ll soon be having your summer break; what are you planning to do in these three months? In today’s blog, I am going to share some ideas on how you can spend your summer break! […]

Tips for Students – Interviews (Part 2)

Tips for Students – Interviews (Part 2)

• Decide what you need to wear Depending on what role you’re applying for, the interview may vary. If it’s a formal interview, please make sure you dress correctly – for example, a suit is always a good option. Even if the interview is an […]

Tips for Students – Interview

Tips for Students – Interview

Are you looking for work? Or will you soon have an interview but you’re not sure how to prepare? You’re in the right place! In today’s blog, I am going to talk about tips to better prepare for your interview. . • Do research about […]

Part-time Job Tips!

Part-time Job Tips!

Having a part-time job while studying in university is a survival option for many students here in the UK. With everything opening back up, students would be going back or looking for part-time jobs to support their finances. Therefore I thought this week I’ll share […]

Advice for Students – Finding Work!

Advice for Students – Finding Work!

Having a part-time job while studying is always a good idea. First, of course, we can earn some extra money to spend or support your daily expenses. Also, you can get to learn more transferable skills such as communication, problem-solving, multitasking, leadership, and teamwork, skills […]

Kitchen Terms We Use On Everyday Basis!

Kitchen Terms We Use On Everyday Basis!

Working as a chef can mean sometimes using certain kitchen codes/words on an everyday basis that, for other people, might mean something else but is a code language to communicate with each other while in service or working in the kitchen in general. I thought […]

Tips for International Students – Making Friends

Tips for International Students – Making Friends

Are you an international student? New to the UK or Birmingham and don’t know how to expand your social circle? You’re at the right place!   The first time I came to the UK was three years ago when I got my place to study at […]

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. […]

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 […]