Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

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Urie Diaries: A Day in London

Urie Diaries: A Day in London

It’s been so long since I have written an entry for ‘Urie Diaries,’ so I thought today would be a good chance to revisit the series. The 9th of April was the beginning of our Easter break, so I thought I’d come home. At first, I […]

Urie Diaries: Spooky Weekend

Urie Diaries: Spooky Weekend

Hello and welcome to the second part of the Urie Diaries series! Today, I will be sharing with you my days that passed three weeks ago; without further ado, happy reading!  Wednesday 27 October I boarded the train a few minutes before the departure time, […]

Fashion 101: Fall/Winter Edition

Fashion 101: Fall/Winter Edition

As Jon Snow would say, “Winter is Coming.” Colder seasons mean it’s a tad difficult to style clothes. It involves layering different pieces of clothing to be warm, and it’s easy just to put on joggers and hoodies because it’s simply comfier and low-maintenance; you […]

Spooktacular things to do this Halloween!

Spooktacular things to do this Halloween!

BOO!  With the spooky season approaching, here are some spooktacular things you can do this Halloween 2021: Watch a horror movie There’s nothing more classic than watching a horror movie, whether it’s with a friend or family. You think it’s kind of boring watching a […]

Urie Diaries: A Week In My Life

Urie Diaries: A Week In My Life

I have always enjoyed watching ‘day in a life’ videos on YouTube, and then I thought, what difference does it make if it’s written down instead? I’m sure most of you would enjoy reading this as much as you would in a video format. Therefore, […]

Struggles of being an almost-adult

Struggles of being an almost-adult

Adulthood isn’t the same for everyone, it definitely doesn’t come around at the same time as others. Some might feel like they’re an adult later on in life but some might feel like they’re an adult as early as sixteen. Adulthood also comes in different […]

The Ultimate Packing List

The Ultimate Packing List

Getting ready for the big move is exciting. However, packing up for university is undoubtedly very stressful. Therefore, as a second-year student who is moving into her new flat in a couple of days, I have decided to create the ultimate checklist for those who […]

Message to First Years!

Message to First Years!

We have entered the month of September, which means that the University will be back on for continuing students on their courses and first-year students will be commencing their fist year. This week I thought I would write a personal message for the first years […]

What being a first year student was like during the pandemic

What being a first year student was like during the pandemic

What was it like being a first year student during a global pandemic? Well, here’s a taster for you: it’s nothing like what you’d expect.  Amid the month of waiting for my A-level results, the majority of my friends were ecstatic about the idea of […]

Five Things I Love about Being a Student Ambassador

Five Things I Love about Being a Student Ambassador

I became a student ambassador in 2019, and I would say it’s one of the decisions that I will never regret. I love the work and I would like to share some of my favorite parts of working as a student ambassador at UCB with […]