Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: uni life

Places to go in Birmingham!

Places to go in Birmingham!

I have lived in Birmingham for three years now for my course and have visited many places for recreational purpose, to pass the time and to hang out with friends. In a certain span of time, you are bound to have some favourite places you […]

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 […]

Dealing with Homesickness!

Dealing with Homesickness!

As an international student, being away from home and family is probably the hardest part while studying overseas. This can make us homesick from time to time, especially right now with the ongoing pandemic and lockdown. Many of us haven’t been able to go home […]

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 […]

My Most Memorable Moment In UCB!

My Most Memorable Moment In UCB!

This blog is very special to me as I go down memory lane and talk about the most memorable moment I had while studying at UCB…… Since coming to the UK, many things have changed, and I have made many memories while studying here. However, […]

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 […]

Reviewing Last Semester

Reviewing Last Semester

The second semester will start soon. Today, let us do a quick review of how we did last semester, and I hope the points below will help! • Assignment and Deadlines How was the assignment you did last semester? Have you handed them in on […]

Life as a International Student!

Life as a International Student!

Being an international student can be a bit overwhelming to start with, as for most of us, it would be the first time you are away from your family and country all by yourself. But life as an international student has taught me a lot, […]

How to Stay Under A Budget!

How to Stay Under A Budget!

As a student, it is essential to follow a set budget for all our expenses. With currently being in lockdown and concentrating on assignments, it can easily lead to having a takeaway quite often as a means of treating ourselves or buying something you really […]

Travel Essentials Checklist – Pandemic Edition

Travel Essentials Checklist – Pandemic Edition

Travelling back home this year will be a little bit more difficult. There are more things to gather beforehand, and not doing so, could lead to not hopping on that plane or passing the border to see our loved ones. I am personally going to […]