Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Tag: summer

Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well and staying safe. I’m definitely more of a summer person than a winter person, and during the season I am addicted to ice cream. So today I am going to give you some of my favourite ice […]

Summer Favourite Foods

Summer Favourite Foods

Hey everyone, I hope you are well and excited because as I have seen on the news, restaurants and pubs have opened last Saturday, and I know some of you have been waiting for this for a long time. In Portugal, restaurants have now been […]

My Summer 2020 Reading List

My Summer 2020 Reading List

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well and enjoying your summer, since last week in Birmingham it was 30 degrees, while in Portugal it was only 22. A few posts ago, I told you that during summer I usually read more, and this year […]

My first week without being in lockdown

My first week without being in lockdown

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well and staying safe. I think the worst has passed already, and the current situation in the world is getting better, including in the UK and in Portugal. Here in Lisbon, we have not been in lockdown since 18 […]

Resolutions for 2020

Resolutions for 2020

Hi everyone, I am finally back writing for the blog, and to be honest, I was already missing this. If you follow me on Instagram, you will have seen that I went to Rome in December and in January to Krakow with my boyfriend. Both […]

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 […]

The Library Has Moved!

The Library Has Moved!

Over this Summer break the UCB Library has moved! Did you know about that? That’s right! All your favourite books, Subject Librarians, Assistant Librarians and the lovely people that help you with your assignments are no longer located at Summer Row. I had the honour […]

Summer in Algarve

Summer in Algarve

Hi everyone, Today’s post is about my 2 weeks in Algarve with my parents. Probably most of you have heard about Faro, that is a city situated in the south of Portugal, and a lot of English people choose to come during summer. Since I […]

A Day Trip To Coventry

A Day Trip To Coventry

Located right next to your nose. A destination you probably never considered for a nice, lovely day trip: Coventry. I did not just go spontaniously on a trip to Coventry; I did some research first. I asked a considerable amount of people. Most of them […]

Festival Season

Festival Season

Hi everyone, When you talk about summer, for me it means the beach, sun and festivals and that’s exactly what I am going to speak to you today about. In July I had the opportunity to go to a festival in Portugal called RFM SOMNII which […]