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2703, 2015

Made your international application? What happens next…

By |March 27th, 2015|Here to Help!, Student Life|Comments Off

As part of our #WeAreInternational series of blogs, International Admissions and Conversion Officer Rachel Du Croz advises you on what to expect after you’ve made your international application to Birmingham City University…

So, you’ve completed your application and have been offered a place to study at Birmingham City University – congratulations!  We look forward to you […]

412, 2014

An architect’s view of the new Birmingham Conservatoire

By |December 4th, 2014|Opinion|Comments Off

Tom Jarman is a Partner at Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, the architects behind the plans for the new Birmingaham Conservatoire. He recently completed a flagship £23 million arts facility comprising a studio workshop and gallery building for Manchester School of Art, part of Manchester Metropolitan University.

Here he discusses the considerations that have shaped the new Conservatoire design.

In […]

2310, 2014

Birmingham Recorder and Early Music Festival

By |October 23rd, 2014|Opinion|Comments Off

Annabel Knight, Recorder Tutor at Birmingham Conservatoire, discusses a surge of interest in the recorder and an upcoming festival.
Once upon a time, as a fresh college graduate, when people asked me what I did for a living, I was likely to tell a white lie. ‘I play the flute!’ I would say, with a smile […]

2205, 2013

BCU pioneering work with student engagement

By |May 22nd, 2013|Opinion|1 Comment

Thoughts from a book launch…
By Professor Dr Claus Nygaard, Copenhagen Business School, Executive Director of the International Academic Association for Enhancement of Learning-Centred Higher Education.

As BCU publishes its ground breaking book on student engagement, collaboratively written by students and staff, my thoughts wander to other university settings where I have worked professionally with Quality Enhancement […]