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A Day in the Life!

A Day in the Life!

Since I started working in hospitality, a typical day is just long hours in the kitchen. You start early morning and finish late at night. Very tiring and tedious sometimes, hence why on my off day apart from getting some rest, I like to do […]

On One’s Own – Being Alone

On One’s Own – Being Alone

As a kid, I always wanted to be surrounded by people, always tagging along with friends and I always thought being alone felt ‘weird.’ As I grew up, I started to enjoy being alone and I also started to realise that society had enforced this […]

Benefits of Meal Prep!

Benefits of Meal Prep!

The new academic year has started, and I believe that you all must be busy catching up with everything. I started preparing my meals when I started uni, and I would highly recommend it to all students. There are loads of benefits of why you […]

I Graduated!

I Graduated!

Four years later, I can’t believe the day finally came, and I graduated! One of the most surreal moments in any student’s life. It’s weird to think that four years before I was flying, all nervous about coming to the UK, unpacking in the halls, […]

Struggles of being an almost-adult

Struggles of being an almost-adult

Adulthood isn’t the same for everyone, it definitely doesn’t come around at the same time as others. Some might feel like they’re an adult later on in life but some might feel like they’re an adult as early as sixteen. Adulthood also comes in different […]

Graduation! 🎓

Graduation! 🎓

Hello everyone, hope you’re all doing well. My journey at University College Birmingham has finally come to an end. The last two weeks were the graduation ceremonies for the class of 2020 and 2021 and I would like to first take the opportunity to say […]

A Day in Camden Market!

A Day in Camden Market!

Since I have moved to London, I have been trying to explore new places or areas I haven’t been to before on my off days when I don’t feel tired. Last week, I decided to revisit a place I have been to a couple of […]

The Ultimate Packing List

The Ultimate Packing List

Getting ready for the big move is exciting. However, packing up for university is undoubtedly very stressful. Therefore, as a second-year student who is moving into her new flat in a couple of days, I have decided to create the ultimate checklist for those who […]

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 […]

My Experience of the Covid Vaccine

My Experience of the Covid Vaccine

Last month I got my second jab for the covid vaccine, and I am happy to say I am fully vaccinated! Like many others, I was a bit scared or nervous to get the vaccine but looking into it more myself and doing my own […]