Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: Study

How to pass your driving theory test the first time?

How to pass your driving theory test the first time?

I am so happy to announce that I am a step closer to getting my driving licence! I successfully passed my theory test last week without taking any classes or attending any learning centres. So, if you want to know how to pass your driving […]

How am I coping with online classes – Back to Uni edition

How am I coping with online classes – Back to Uni edition

The first week of October is getting closer and closer, especially that first day of classes in the new academic year. There are so many expectations but also, so many questions and doubts of how to cope with things since nothing is like it used […]

Back to Uni

Back to Uni

Hello, aspiring university students, I hope you are all doing well. I know that many are worried about how the pandemic would affect their studies in this time of uncertainty but try not to get discouraged by the pandemic. You can still make the best […]

Is Birmingham uni-friendly for living? – International student perspective

Is Birmingham uni-friendly for living? – International student perspective

Birmingham is the second largest city in the UK. It is known for being a very international-friendly area since it is home to five universities, making the city a centre of higher education. Considering all of its recognition, does it really mean that it is our […]

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. […]

What is going to the cinema like in the ‘new normal’?

What is going to the cinema like in the ‘new normal’?

The ‘new normal’ has given us almost everything that we used to have, progressively reopening more common activities that we used to enjoy before the pandemic. Going back to the cinema seemed impossible because of the safety measurements but recently they have proved us wrong […]

#unilife

#unilife

As we are nearing a new academic year, I am reminded of my academic journey as a university student. Let’s talk about being a university student. I think we can all agree being a student is hard, especially if you have to move away from […]

A day in the life of a placement student

A day in the life of a placement student

The new normal is coming sooner than we thought. It’s time to start thinking about going back to classes or placement – both of which are scary and exciting, even more so during this pandemic. I will introduce you a little bit to your soon-to-be […]

Travelling home during a pandemic

Travelling home during a pandemic

There’s something about travelling back to your home country after being in a foreign country for so long. It feels somehow special, knowing that you are on your way back home to be reunited with your family and back to familiar surroundings. I’m sure most […]

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 […]