Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Tag: motivation

Adulting

Adulting

Do you know the first time you ever realised that you are an adult? I don’t think I explicitly remember the first exact moment when I felt like an adult. The term ‘adulting’ comes to mind whenever I think of the responsibilities that we, as […]

Dreams in life

Dreams in life

Since we were young, we have been taught to pick a certain life path and to follow through with it as we grow older, until we arrive at what we assume will be success and many other life-fulfilling things. We were always told to never […]

Stop sabotaging yourself

Stop sabotaging yourself

Self-sabotaging behaviour can come in many different kinds, ranging from procrastination to over-indulgence. Whatever kind of self-sabotaging behaviour it is, these behaviours somehow stop you from moving forward in life. It’s a complicated issue and no solution provided is an easy fix to this problem, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Useful websites I use as a student

Useful websites I use as a student

Hello everyone! I hope everyone is healthy and well. I have found it hard to be productive and concentrate on doing my assignments lately. So I decided to write abouta list of websites that I find useful, to help me be more productive and motivated […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]