Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Tag: Advice

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 […]

World Mental Health Day 2020

World Mental Health Day 2020

The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on 10th October every year. That was a few days ago on Saturday, now. I feel like we all need to check on ourselves more lately, especially in the pandemic where everything feels new. Uncertain times […]

Intelligence vs. Wealth

Intelligence vs. Wealth

Intelligence versus wealth. If you have the choice to choose only one which one would you choose? Some time ago, I had an interesting conversation with a beloved friend. We were both admiring a female Malaysian social media influencer. She is the epitome of beauty […]

Back to Uni

Back to Uni

Hello, aspiring university students, I hope you are all doing well. I know that many are worried about how the pandemic would affect their studies in this time of uncertainty but try not to get discouraged by the pandemic. You can still make the best […]

How to avoid being homesick at uni

How to avoid being homesick at uni

It’s once again that time of the year to start with our academic routines. Whether you are coming back to classes or about to start them, it’s impossible to forget our family time and being back at home. The pandemic has given us extra time […]