Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

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Let your dream be bigger than your fears!

Let your dream be bigger than your fears!

Hello everybody, my name is Olga. I am working as an international master intern, and for a few weeks I will be guest blogging. For my first blog here, I decided to choose something that a lot of students are hesitant about. Considering an opportunity […]

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… […]

Hospitality Work During Christmas

Hospitality Work During Christmas

Are you currently working or intend to work in hospitality? If the answer is yes, it is high time for you to hide in your closet and wait until the terror passes: Christmas is coming! Ok ok, it’s not all bad. You get a lot […]

The Library Has Moved!

The Library Has Moved!

Over this Summer break the UCB Library has moved! Did you know about that? That’s right! All your favourite books, Subject Librarians, Assistant Librarians and the lovely people that help you with your assignments are no longer located at Summer Row. I had the honour […]

What Is The Kickstart Scheme?

What Is The Kickstart Scheme?

In the spirit of celebration of the Enrolment and Induction weeks I am here to tell you more about an easy-peasy way to access £300 (if you are eligible)! Kickstart Scheme by the UCB in association with the lovely John Smith’s Student Store company will […]

The Boys: The Review

The Boys: The Review

As mentioned a couple weeks ago I wanted to binge-watch the tv series The Boys. And I did! The Boys is produced by amazon, making it an amazon original series (rated R).  It is based on an american comic book by the same name (The […]

A Day Trip To Coventry

A Day Trip To Coventry

Located right next to your nose. A destination you probably never considered for a nice, lovely day trip: Coventry. I did not just go spontaniously on a trip to Coventry; I did some research first. I asked a considerable amount of people. Most of them […]

Read This If You Feel Like Saving Money

Read This If You Feel Like Saving Money

Students, especially those that do not get their little sausage fingers on maintenance loans, often struggle financially. To help combat their struggles, there are tools such as budgets (a spreadsheet that yells at you constantly for spending any money). This week we’ll take a look […]