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Tag: Advice

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, […]

Get Rid of Lockdown Blues!

Get Rid of Lockdown Blues!

Most of 2020 for many was spent in a lock-down, and unfortunately, the UK went into a third lock-down at the start of 2021. Being in a lock-down can take a toll on one’s mental health with them feeling isolated. It can also be a […]

To new beginnings…

To new beginnings…

Hello everyone! I hope everyone is well and happy. This post would be my last blog post on UCB international student blog. The time I spent writing on here has been very enjoyable and insightful, but I guess this is the end of the road […]

How to recognise your strengths

How to recognise your strengths

Recently, while I was helping a friend with updating her resume, she had asked me what I think her strengths were. It made me think that people don’t really give themselves enough credit. When it comes to recognising their own strengths, we seem to depend […]

If you’re feeling doubtful of yourself, read this.

If you’re feeling doubtful of yourself, read this.

No one is immune to self-doubt. It’s hard work to banish or silence those thoughts of self-doubt. There’s no instant fix for overcoming this complex issue but having the intention to fix it is already a step closer to the solution (if you’re at this […]

Positive mind

Positive mind

There is no greater gift to yourself than a positive mindset. For anything you do, having a positive attitude is the best option for an ideal life. Everyone wishes for life to be easy but really what we should wish for is a life worth […]

6 Truths to Live By

6 Truths to Live By

• Insecurity doesn’t mean weakness. Our insecurity does not measure our capability. No one can be good at everything. When we accept our flaws and embrace our vulnerability, we gain inner strength as we have nothing to hide from others. We become more transparent and […]

Don’t forget to breathe

Don’t forget to breathe

One thing that surprises me is the fact that most people do not breathe properly. When I found out about this, it somehow made a lot of sense because I remember being taught breathing exercises in counselling sessions. At that time, I didn’t think much […]