Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Tag: england

I Hate Flying

I Hate Flying

The time I was absolutely dreading has come at last. I must board a plane and survive its terrors. This article is probably not for you if you are a Aviation Management student; or if you just love planes and flying… or is it? During […]

Moving Is… Just The Worst

Moving Is… Just The Worst

A little late to the party, I admit. I do posses a calendar (and a phone and a computer) to find out the date, however, I am a giant tool. Here’s my take on moving: read on if you are interested. Hopefully, most of you […]

Sensitive Information: A Story Of Great Key-portance

Sensitive Information: A Story Of Great Key-portance

Last week I had to go and have a copy of my keys made. Everything sounds ok, right? It was ridiculously expensive, but I had the keys. There was one, small, tiny detail in that: the keys did not work. I still had the original […]

Binge Watching: What Students Should Consider

Binge Watching: What Students Should Consider

For most of us, the uni has ended! No more assignments, no more lectures, no more early mornings! But.. what to do you do with your life in the summer? There are two sides to this story, as to most things in life. Side A: […]

You Don’t Have To Be A Fresher To Get The Flu!

You Don’t Have To Be A Fresher To Get The Flu!

Sicknesses are an inevitable part of our lives. I am now very sick. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Send for a priest swiftly, for my time has come. When it comes to the uni life, you most often hear […]

Come, Read About My Friends!

Come, Read About My Friends!

Last night my friends and I were out drinking. Nothing too wild – Wetherspoons and conversation. We met almost two years ago in September when we started University. I arrived in the country on the 2nd – that’s when I met most of them. Bulgarian, […]

International Shops: The Hidden Gems

International Shops: The Hidden Gems

Good evening my international peers. Have you ever missed that good sausage, cheese or anything else from your home country? I know, I know – they don’t sell it here. What a pity. Is that necessary the end of your journey? The UK sortiment of […]

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 […]

Group Work Is Savage

Group Work Is Savage

Group work is stressful. While employed, you will most likely be asked to be a ‘team-member’ and a ‘team-player’; and that’s a good thing. Unity at the workplace can do wonders. How about group work at university? It is not unusual to write individual assignments, […]

Assignments: A Story of ‘Oh-My-Gods’ and ‘Oh-Nos’

Assignments: A Story of ‘Oh-My-Gods’ and ‘Oh-Nos’

Similar to Christmas, assignment due dates are around the corner. I haven’t started yet, have you? Now let’s get something straight from the beginning. It would be very hypocritical for me to sit here and give advice out on how to do your assignment efficiently. […]