Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Tag: money

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

How To Get Employed (Part 2)

How To Get Employed (Part 2)

Now that we’ve discussed what you need to do if you want to start looking for a job, you might be thinking to yourself: “Yeaaaa… this ain’t for me fella.” If this is precisely what went through your head, you are facing a very difficult […]

How To Get Employed (Part 1)

How To Get Employed (Part 1)

When you get to the United Kingdom for the first time, ready to start your university life, the chances are you are on a very tight budget already. Student life is sadly not cheap which means you will probably need to get a job at […]