Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

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Things I want to do once the pandemic is over

Things I want to do once the pandemic is over

We are all looking forward to that day when the pandemic is finally over, and we can get our lives back to normal without any types of social restrictions. It is very exciting to think about how are we going to celebrate all those occasions […]

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 […]

5 Things I wouldn’t have done without lockdown

5 Things I wouldn’t have done without lockdown

In some ways, it could be said that this current pandemic has changed our lives for good. The impact for some has been huge, so much so that some of us have made decisions that will affect us forever. I personally have bought and made […]

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. […]

#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 […]

Moving day: Student halls or your own place?

Moving day: Student halls or your own place?

We are less than 2 months away from finally coming back to university and being independent again. This means that we should be thinking about where to live at and what plans we have for our big comeback. As a second year student, I remember […]

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 […]

5 things to do if you don’t have summer plans

5 things to do if you don’t have summer plans

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well and staying safe. During summer, sometimes it is hard to have plans with our friends and with family because many people are working. Then we find ourselves alone at home. Today I bring you five things you can […]