Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

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Getting an e-scooter – student experience

Getting an e-scooter – student experience

There is no doubt that the pandemic is driving us crazy. I mean we are buying compulsively and procrastinating at its maximum. But I do believe among this time wasted and vague dreams to buy things that as students we just can’t afford, something good must […]

Recommendations to stay protected during summer

Recommendations to stay protected during summer

Summer is probably the most exciting season of the year. The good weather makes people enjoy summer more because it’s not always going to be around. That’s why during this time outdoor activities are pretty popular, especially for students because summer means holidays. Unfortunately, not […]

Getting to know yourself

Getting to know yourself

Hello everyone! I hope you are all keeping yourself healthy and safe. Ever since the UK was placed in a state of lockdown, I’ve been trying to keep myself busy and occupied. I spend most of my time alone since I live away from friends […]

In honour of International Women’s Day

In honour of International Women’s Day

Hello everyone! I may be late but HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY! It was celebrated on the 8th March (last Sunday). The purpose of this day is to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. When I think of this, my mind somehow instantly goes […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]