Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

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Remember this when you feel like giving up

Remember this when you feel like giving up

DON’T GIVE UP. It’s a commonly used (definitely overused as well) phrase, when we have taken the last of all the other encouraging words we can say to ourselves and have none left. Somehow, it’s hard for us to take it seriously. It seems to […]

Keep calm and breathe.

Keep calm and breathe.

Hello everyone. I hope everyone is healthy and well. In light of the recent outbreak of covid-19, I feel that it is only fitting that I write about it. I, too, am worried about it and I am also saddened by the news and reports […]

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 […]

Challenge our assumptions.

Challenge our assumptions.

One of the paradoxical perceptions of humans is that we are rational creatures. There is no denying that we are capable of thinking rationally. Despite that, we also base our thinking on our feelings and emotions most of the time, which can sometimes makes it […]

Tips to create the best university wardrobe

Tips to create the best university wardrobe

Hi everyone, As you might know, I love fashion, buying clothes or even just looking around stores to see which are the new trends for the season. Since I came to Birmingham, I stopped buying too many clothes every month, because now I am more […]

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 […]

UCB Table Talks: International Students

UCB Table Talks: International Students

Hi everyone, This week I have a very different post from the ones I usually write. For this post, I am here to talk to you about UCB’s new series of videos called UCB Table Talks. Last Friday, the first episode came out. It is […]