Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

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Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

There are many benefits of stepping out of your comfort zone. Today, I would like to share some tips on how you can expand your comfort zone. • Find a mentor                         One of the quickest and perhaps easiest ways to start is to look for […]

Advice for International students – Living

Advice for International students – Living

For first-year students, one of the things that you might worry about (especially when studying abroad) is living. I understand, living in a new place is never easy at first, especially when you need to look for places to live when you don’t even know […]

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 […]

Tips for Students – Interview

Tips for Students – Interview

Are you looking for work? Or will you soon have an interview but you’re not sure how to prepare? You’re in the right place! In today’s blog, I am going to talk about tips to better prepare for your interview. . • Do research about […]

Advice for Students – Finding Work!

Advice for Students – Finding Work!

Having a part-time job while studying is always a good idea. First, of course, we can earn some extra money to spend or support your daily expenses. Also, you can get to learn more transferable skills such as communication, problem-solving, multitasking, leadership, and teamwork, skills […]

Tips for International Students – Making Friends

Tips for International Students – Making Friends

Are you an international student? New to the UK or Birmingham and don’t know how to expand your social circle? You’re at the right place!   The first time I came to the UK was three years ago when I got my place to study at […]

Baking Tips and Tricks!

Baking Tips and Tricks!

Last week, I shared some tips on choosing your baking equipment (Check it out here if you haven’t!), and today, I would like to share some tips and tricks for you when baking.   • Read your recipe at least twice beforehand Baking is science; even a small […]

Baking Essentials

Baking Essentials

New to baking but don’t know where to start? You are at the right place. In today’s blog, I am going to share some of the essential equipment used in baking. Investing in better equipment can also increase your success rate, and you’ll find it […]

Tips To Prevent Tired Eyes

Tips To Prevent Tired Eyes

In recent days, particularly after the pandemic started, we are using electronics more than ever before. Whether you are learning online or working from home, we could be staring at our laptops and phones all day long. Our eyes will easily get tired from the […]

Are You Ready For The New Semester?

Are You Ready For The New Semester?

A new semester will start soon! Are you ready for it? Today, I would like to share some tips to get yourself better prepared for the new semester.   • Read the feedback from your previous assignments Reading the feedback of assignments could help to […]