Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

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On One’s Own – Being Alone

On One’s Own – Being Alone

As a kid, I always wanted to be surrounded by people, always tagging along with friends and I always thought being alone felt ‘weird.’ As I grew up, I started to enjoy being alone and I also started to realise that society had enforced this […]

I Graduated!

I Graduated!

Four years later, I can’t believe the day finally came, and I graduated! One of the most surreal moments in any student’s life. It’s weird to think that four years before I was flying, all nervous about coming to the UK, unpacking in the halls, […]

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 […]

Graduation! 🎓

Graduation! 🎓

Hello everyone, hope you’re all doing well. My journey at University College Birmingham has finally come to an end. The last two weeks were the graduation ceremonies for the class of 2020 and 2021 and I would like to first take the opportunity to say […]

Getting Back to Study Mode!

Getting Back to Study Mode!

After months of online learning and summer break, the new academic year is finally approaching! With most teaching coming back to normal, we should start making small changes to get ourselves back to the ‘study mode’. During the summer, I’m sure that we all tend […]

An Overwhelming Escape to Cornwall

An Overwhelming Escape to Cornwall

Before the last week of August ended, I had an opportunity to visit Cornwall for four days with my family. It was my last hurrah before university starts.  In the early hours of Friday, we got dressed in haste, taking turns in the bathroom and […]

New Academic Year!

New Academic Year!

Hello fellow new and all returning students, the new academic year is soon to start, are you ready? In today’s blog, I think it might be a good idea to share some advice with you all on how you can get on with the new […]

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 […]

Message for Students – End of Academic Year

Message for Students – End of Academic Year

Hello everyone! Since it’s approaching the end of this academic year, I would like to use this platform to share a message with all University College Birmingham students! First, I would like to say how incredible you are with all your achievements and what you […]