Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Tag: Advice

World Mental Health Day!

World Mental Health Day!

In tribute to last week’s public awareness, if you didn’t know, it was World Mental Health Day on 10 October. As a person who has had issues of her own, I wanted to share a list of things for you to be a better friend […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tips on Moving!

Tips on Moving!

For the past week, I have been busy packing all my stuff ready to move to my new place, and I forgot how tiring it is. In the past four years of university, I have moved 3 times, and it can be a tiring process […]

Advice for International students – Living

Advice for International students – Living

For first-year students, one of the things that you might worry about (especially when studying abroad) is living. I understand, living in a new place is never easy at first, especially when you need to look for places to live when you don’t even know […]

Tips for Students – Interviews (Part 2)

Tips for Students – Interviews (Part 2)

• Decide what you need to wear Depending on what role you’re applying for, the interview may vary. If it’s a formal interview, please make sure you dress correctly – for example, a suit is always a good option. Even if the interview is an […]

Tips for Students – Interview

Tips for Students – Interview

Are you looking for work? Or will you soon have an interview but you’re not sure how to prepare? You’re in the right place! In today’s blog, I am going to talk about tips to better prepare for your interview. . • Do research about […]

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 […]