Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

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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 […]

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 […]

My trip to Kraków

My trip to Kraków

Hi everyone, My post for today is about my trip to Krakow that I went on in January, I am only writing about it now because it might be a trip idea for your reading week or even to go to during summer. When I […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

I (Still) Hate Flying

I (Still) Hate Flying

If you remember last week’s article, you know that I had to fly. Big whoop, I know. If you, by any inconceivable chance did not read it, now is the time to fill yourself in by CLICKING HERE. I wanted to compare the experiences. I […]

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 […]

Headphones: Wire(less)?

Headphones: Wire(less)?

Ask yourself: do you want to live in the 21st Century or in the 31st Century? What I am talking about, of course, are headphones. More and more, the classical wire headphones are being discontinued in favour of the wireless, Bluetooth ones. I own both […]