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104, 2015

Which postgraduate student are you?

By |April 1st, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off

You can’t deny it, everyone loves a quiz. Whether you’re embarking on your second PhD or debating whether to head back to uni to get that promotion, you’re probably going to fit into one of our 5 types of postgrad students. We’re hitting on a slightly more sophisticated Mean Girls-styley café tribes scenario here, so don’t worry you […]

3103, 2015

Major Incident Simulation 2015- Jack’s Story

By |March 31st, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off

What would you do if you were faced with a major incident? That’s the question our healthcare students were faced with last week in our Major Incident Simulation. The ‘MIS’ as we like to call it is a realistic accident scenario- just think of it as a real life episode of ‘Casualty’. We have our […]

2403, 2015

Experience Elemental at Flatpack Film Festival: Swipeside

By |March 24th, 2015|In The News, Student Life|Comments Off

The Flatpack film festival is back! So far it’s drawn in people from far and wide with a mixture of films, performances, contraptions and surprises.
This year the festival, which takes over venues across Birmingham every March, have been working with a team of our students here at Birmingham City University to curate and deliver a […]

2303, 2015

#WeAreInternational: Living the Dream

By |March 23rd, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off

As part of #WeAreInternational – a national social media campaign which celebrates international students studying in the UK, our international #BCUstudents will be sharing their thoughts and experiences on studying here at Birmingham City University. Look out for the #WeAreInternational hashtag and tell us your story! 

From India to Birmingham, Business and Human Resource Management student […]

2003, 2015

Surviving… My First Health Placement

By |March 20th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off

Going on a placement can be daunting but so beneficial and not to mention fun. Here at Birmingham City University, there are many opportunities for our students to put into practice what they’ve learnt. Diagnostic Radiography student Sarah Hurst had the opportunity to work in three local hospitals, working and learning with qualified Radiographers. Here […]

1303, 2015

Becoming a Postgraduate- Rishma’s Story

By |March 13th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off

Post-grad

(n.) /noun

Short for postgraduate

Someone who has been through hell and back and decided to do it again
Deciding on your academic future isn’t as easy as making a cup of tea. You would think that after doing an undergraduate degree it would make postgraduate study easier. The same fears and hopes you once had as an […]

403, 2015

#WeAreInternational: From Cyprus to Birmingham

By |March 4th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off

As part of #WeAreInternational – a national social media campaign which celebrates international students studying in the UK, our international #BCUstudents will be sharing their thoughts and experiences on studying here at Birmingham City University. Look out for the #WeAreInternational hashtag and tell us your story! 

From Cyprus to Birmingham, MA Television Production student Maria shares […]

303, 2015

Coming to the UK: Preparing for the British Weather

By |March 3rd, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off

If there is one word to describe the weather in the UK then it is ‘unpredictable’. As we’ve experienced this year already, one minute the sun can be shining and the next you’re caught in a thunderstorm. 

But it’s not always wet and windy! When the sun shines in the UK, boy does it shine. So […]

2002, 2015

My first year as an MBA International student in Birmingham

By |February 20th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off

Welcome to Birmingham! For most international students, coming to study in the UK can be a little daunting but exciting too. What is life like for an International student in Birmingham? MBA International student, Thuy Duong Lai (Vanessa) gives you an insight into her first year here at Birmingham City University…

January 2014 marked a change in […]

1702, 2015

5 Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year in Birmingham

By |February 17th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off

From Beijing to Birmingham- millions of people around the world will be celebrating the Chinese New Year from this Thursday (19 Feb). International student Stephanie Chua Yoke Ping looks at how you can celebrate the Year of the Goat here in the city!

Before you close the tab thinking this is irrelevant to you, STOP. You don’t […]