Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Tag: birmingham

My mum’s birthday in quarantine

My mum’s birthday in quarantine

Hey everyone, I hope you are well and staying safe. Last week was my mother’s birthday, and since we are in quarantine, we couldn’t go out to any restaurant. Since my mum loves a good brunch, I decided to organise a small one for her, […]

My trip to Brussels – part 1

My trip to Brussels – part 1

Hi everyone, I hope everything is going well with you. On the reading week, I decided to travel to Brussels to see my family, because I missed them and since the 3rd year can be stressful, I needed to see them for extra support. I […]

The Alchemist: review

The Alchemist: review

Hi everyone, I hope you had a lovely start to the semester and are now enjoying the reading week. If you are anything like me you most likely have lots of deadlines and feel you have little time to do anything. My best advice is […]

Grocery shopping do’s and don’ts for non brummies

Grocery shopping do’s and don’ts for non brummies

Relying on supermarkets around the city centre is not a good idea for one simple reason, the student budget. My best recommendation as a second-year student is to compare supermarkets, markets, shops and explore around the area because it can make a big financial difference […]

Event Tech Live 2019

Event Tech Live 2019

Hi everyone, Today I am here to talk with you about my experience at the Event Tech Live that I went to the other month. Since I am a BA (Hons) Marketing with Events Management Student, my lecturers decided to take us to this event […]

One day out in Birmingham

One day out in Birmingham

Hi everyone, I hope you are excellent, and if you have any work that it is going well. I am now focusing on my dissertation and if you want eventually I can write a post about how it was to write a dissertation with some […]

UCB Work Opportunities With Unitemps

UCB Work Opportunities With Unitemps

Have you ever wondered how to make money with the university? Wonder no longer, for I have arrived with the answers! UCB offers a wide variety of temporary (or permanent) job opportunities. We have student ambassadors, kitchen porters, front-of-house staff, porter jobs and many, many […]

My First Flight

My First Flight

As I’ve mentioned months ago I absolutely hate flying. It takes a lot of dedication to even get me on a plane. Today I will tell you about the first time I was on a plane. My family has never had much money to spread […]

Time Management

Time Management

With the assignments now firmly in our hands, it is important to speak about the art of time management. I am increasingly fluent in time management. It’s a hustle, honestly. You get 24 hours, a third of that is usually spent sleeping. Leisure, chores, responsibilities… […]

My First Day In The UK

My First Day In The UK

My first day in Birmingham had me almost run in front of a speeding car. Luckily enough for me, there were other people who were accustomed to the driving on the wrong side of the road. Once we were escorted to Cambrian Hall, where I […]