Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Tag: university college birmingham

Apologies

Apologies

An apology is one of the first things we were taught as children whenever we did something wrong, even when we are unsure whether what we did was wrong. Saying sorry seemed enough to fix everything back then. Did you ever stop and wonder what […]

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 […]

What Is The Kickstart Scheme?

What Is The Kickstart Scheme?

In the spirit of celebration of the Enrolment and Induction weeks I am here to tell you more about an easy-peasy way to access £300 (if you are eligible)! Kickstart Scheme by the UCB in association with the lovely John Smith’s Student Store company will […]

My school background

My school background

Hi everyone, October has arrived so it is that time of the year where we are all back to school. For those new to UCB welcome and I hope you enjoy your journey here as much as I am enjoying mine. For those who are […]

BA (Hons) Events Management

BA (Hons) Events Management

If you are ready to take the reigns of a successful event into your hands, then follow me. Today I will tell you about my experience with BA (Hons) Events Management. I am approaching my 3rd (and hopefully final) year of the course. I started […]