Windy, wet, or way too hot: What’s the weather like?

Hello, my name is Alejandra and I’m an MSc Nutrition and Behaviour student from Colombia. For all the people out there coming to the UK from warm countries, don’t worry! Even if the rumours of rainy England are often true, you will never get bored here. Unpredictable, changeable and pretty rainy: that is how I… Read more »

Why you should join the Global Talent Programme

Hi there, I’m Alejandra, an MSc Nutrition and Behaviour student from Colombia. When I first came to BU, I wanted to get involved in extra-curricular activities to make the most of my experience. Choosing the Global Talent Programme (GTP) was a great idea, not only to learn many different concepts, but also to meet amazing… Read more »

The uni project that moved me

Hey everyone, my name is Alejandra and I’m an MSc Nutrition and Behaviour student from Colombia. Throughout the academic year, I have had lots of different projects from my course, from my placement, through the Global Talent Programme or other extra-curricular activities. There is one, in particular, that I will forever remember because it had… Read more »

Finding a placement and making the most of it

Hey there, my name is Alejandra and I’m a Master’s student from Colombia. As part of my course, MSc Nutrition and Behaviour, I had to undertake a work placement of 12 days. Although it sounds like a short time, I discovered that there is a lot to do and learn. This is the story of… Read more »

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 »