Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: Study

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 […]

Culinary Terms and What they mean!

Culinary Terms and What they mean!

Last week I talked about kitchen terms we use daily and what they mean; this week, I thought I’ll go a bit further and share some culinary terms and what they mean. Many of these are taken from the French language and are commonly used […]

Advice for International Students – English Language!

Advice for International Students – English Language!

This blog is mainly for students who are from non-English speaking countries or if English is their second language. This blog will teach you how you can improve your English and get the most out of your student life studying in the UK. If English […]

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 […]

Last Stretch to Dissertation!

Last Stretch to Dissertation!

All final year students (October Starters) have been working on their dissertations for the past 7 months, and the submission date is almost near! It is a very important piece of work for any student, and from my own experience, not an easy one either; […]

How to not Procrastinate!

How to not Procrastinate!

With the commencement of semester-2, all students are back engaging with the given modules, assignments, and assessments to complete this semester. With most classes still being online and most people still locked inside the house, procrastinating about work and not engaging with classes is very […]

Tips To Prevent Tired Eyes

Tips To Prevent Tired Eyes

In recent days, particularly after the pandemic started, we are using electronics more than ever before. Whether you are learning online or working from home, we could be staring at our laptops and phones all day long. Our eyes will easily get tired from the […]

Tips for Dealing with Stress

Tips for Dealing with Stress

We all feel stressed at some point in our life. You might feel stressed because of work, because of the new semester, or if you are a final year student, you might be stressing about your project (like me) … It is impossible to avoid […]

Are You Ready For The New Semester?

Are You Ready For The New Semester?

A new semester will start soon! Are you ready for it? Today, I would like to share some tips to get yourself better prepared for the new semester.   • Read the feedback from your previous assignments Reading the feedback of assignments could help to […]