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Tips for Students – Interviews (Part 2)

Tips for Students – Interviews (Part 2)

• Decide what you need to wear Depending on what role you’re applying for, the interview may vary. If it’s a formal interview, please make sure you dress correctly – for example, a suit is always a good option. Even if the interview is an […]

If you’re feeling doubtful of yourself, read this.

If you’re feeling doubtful of yourself, read this.

No one is immune to self-doubt. It’s hard work to banish or silence those thoughts of self-doubt. There’s no instant fix for overcoming this complex issue but having the intention to fix it is already a step closer to the solution (if you’re at this […]

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, […]

HABITS WE SHOULD ADOPT TO BE HAPPY

HABITS WE SHOULD ADOPT TO BE HAPPY

LET GO OF THINGS OUTSIDE OF YOUR CONTROL Letting go is difficult because holding on to something becomes a habit to us, especially when we have associated the things we hold on to, to part of our life or our identity. It is understandable and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]