Be active: keeping fit in body and mind

Hello there, my name is Alejandra, I’m a postgraduate student from Colombia. For me, exercise has always been an important part of my life, mostly because it makes me feel better and helps me cope with stressful events. Exercise can help you relieve stress, keep your mind focused on one activity rather than in your… Read more »

Looking for the “VEG” option?

Hello there, my name is Alejandra. I’m a postgraduate student from Colombia. Nowadays, it’s common to be vegetarian, vegan or simply to look for healthier choices when eating out. I’m personally interested in this topic and it is one of the reasons I’m studying Nutrition and Behaviour. When it comes to food, I do try… Read more »

Be successful with CareersBU

Hello there, I’m Alejandra, a student of MSc Nutrition and Behaviour from Colombia. When pursuing a postgraduate degree abroad, it’s important to understand the local market, the global trends, and know how to promote yourself in your professional field. One of my biggest dreams is to find a job I truly love, which would help… Read more »

Study skills to succeed: UK vs Colombia

Hi there, I’m Alejandra, I come from Colombia and I’m doing a Masters in Nutrition and Behaviour. When comparing the study skills needed in my country and the United Kingdom, I realised there are more differences than similarities. No matter where you come from, having a basic understanding of the UK system will help you… Read more »

Healthy mind, great student life

Hi, my name is Alejandra and I’m a Masters student from Colombia. When planning on studying abroad, it’s always good to know about the services offered by universities in terms of personal guidance throughout your journey. Life is more than just studying and I have found great personal support from BU. Multi-faith Chaplaincy No matter… Read more »

Being a Student Ambassador: A perfect opportunity

Hi everyone, my name is Alejandra and I am a Master’s student from Colombia. Before arriving in the UK, I found out about student ambassadors and their roles. Writing blogs caught my attention because I wanted to gain experience within the university.  I also wanted to earn some money for myself and this is what… Read more »

Have a cultural blast at uni

Have a cultural blast at uni Hi there, my name is Alejandra and I come from Colombia studying an MSc in Nutrition and Behaviour. One of the things I enjoy the most is meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Moving here from so far away, I understand leaving your friends and family is… Read more »

Applying for a scholarship

Applying for a Scholarship Coming from a Psychology background in Colombia, I wanted to find a programme that looked at nutrition with a psychological perspective. After finally finding the master’s programme I wanted at BU, Nutrition and Behaviour, it was time for me to consider my financing options. The first thing I did was to… Read more »