Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Tag: advices

5 Motivation Tips

5 Motivation Tips

I’m in my last semester of the second year and with assignments piled up, it’s easy to get stressed, lose motivation, procrastinate and leave it until the last minute. I’d be lying if I said I haven’t left an assignment until the last minute, as […]

My Life is So Boring…

My Life is So Boring…

Or is it?  It was a Monday, and I was awoken by the buzzing of my alarm. Groaning, I stumbled to my table near my bed, grabbed my alarm and stopped it. I remember seeing that it was 7:30am. Nevertheless, I groggily climbed back onto […]

Carbon footprint: 4 ways to reduce them

Carbon footprint: 4 ways to reduce them

With the new year only just beginning, what better way than to start it by getting to know and be aware of the current state of our climate, as well as help reduce the carbon footprint? So, here are four things we can do to […]

Fashion 101: Fall/Winter Edition

Fashion 101: Fall/Winter Edition

As Jon Snow would say, “Winter is Coming.” Colder seasons mean it’s a tad difficult to style clothes. It involves layering different pieces of clothing to be warm, and it’s easy just to put on joggers and hoodies because it’s simply comfier and low-maintenance; you […]

Spooktacular things to do this Halloween!

Spooktacular things to do this Halloween!

BOO!  With the spooky season approaching, here are some spooktacular things you can do this Halloween 2021: Watch a horror movie There’s nothing more classic than watching a horror movie, whether it’s with a friend or family. You think it’s kind of boring watching a […]

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 […]

An Awkward Trip to Liverpool & Nottingham

An Awkward Trip to Liverpool & Nottingham

A week ago my girlfriend’s parents flew in to visit. I have (foolishly) taken a vacation from work to spend the weekend with them. It already sounds pretty awkward, but it gets worse – since we are both international, her parents speak only German (her […]