Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

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Getting Back to Study Mode!

Getting Back to Study Mode!

After months of online learning and summer break, the new academic year is finally approaching! With most teaching coming back to normal, we should start making small changes to get ourselves back to the ‘study mode’. During the summer, I’m sure that we all tend […]

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 […]

Message to First Years!

Message to First Years!

We have entered the month of September, which means that the University will be back on for continuing students on their courses and first-year students will be commencing their fist year. This week I thought I would write a personal message for the first years […]

My Three Years Studying in the UK

My Three Years Studying in the UK

Time flies, I can’t believe that I have already been in the UK for 3 years now and I have pretty much enjoyed my student life here. Coming to study at UCB and the UK is one of the best decisions I made; I am […]

What being a first year student was like during the pandemic

What being a first year student was like during the pandemic

What was it like being a first year student during a global pandemic? Well, here’s a taster for you: it’s nothing like what you’d expect.  Amid the month of waiting for my A-level results, the majority of my friends were ecstatic about the idea of […]

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

There are many benefits of stepping out of your comfort zone. Today, I would like to share some tips on how you can expand your comfort zone. • Find a mentor                         One of the quickest and perhaps easiest ways to start is to look for […]

Five Things I Love about Being a Student Ambassador

Five Things I Love about Being a Student Ambassador

I became a student ambassador in 2019, and I would say it’s one of the decisions that I will never regret. I love the work and I would like to share some of my favorite parts of working as a student ambassador at UCB with […]

My Experience as a Bakery and Patisserie Student at University College Birmingham

My Experience as a Bakery and Patisserie Student at University College Birmingham

Hi everyone! Hope you’re all doing well. Since this is my final year at University College Birmingham studying BSc (Hons) Bakery and Patisserie Technology, I thought it might be a good idea to share my experience here and hopefully it would be helpful for anyone […]

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! […]

Message for Students – End of Academic Year

Message for Students – End of Academic Year

Hello everyone! Since it’s approaching the end of this academic year, I would like to use this platform to share a message with all University College Birmingham students! First, I would like to say how incredible you are with all your achievements and what you […]