Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

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Interview with an Msc Aviation Management Student

Interview with an Msc Aviation Management Student

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well and staying safe. This week I decided to bring you another interview with one of my friends who is an MSc Aviation Management student. I hope you enjoy it. 1. Introduce yourself Hello, my name is Olga, […]

Getting to know yourself

Getting to know yourself

Hello everyone! I hope you are all keeping yourself healthy and safe. Ever since the UK was placed in a state of lockdown, I’ve been trying to keep myself busy and occupied. I spend most of my time alone since I live away from friends […]

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 […]

Keep calm and breathe.

Keep calm and breathe.

Hello everyone. I hope everyone is healthy and well. In light of the recent outbreak of covid-19, I feel that it is only fitting that I write about it. I, too, am worried about it and I am also saddened by the news and reports […]

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 […]

Time Management

Time Management

With the assignments now firmly in our hands, it is important to speak about the art of time management. I am increasingly fluent in time management. It’s a hustle, honestly. You get 24 hours, a third of that is usually spent sleeping. Leisure, chores, responsibilities… […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]