The role the media plays in portraying Muslims

The portrayal of Muslims in the media is feeding prejudice and encouraging discrimination, according to Faeeza Vaid, Executive Director of the National Muslim Women’s Network.

The figurehead for Muslim women […]

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#WeAreInternational: From Cyprus to Birmingham

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 […]

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Coming to the UK: Preparing for the British Weather

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 […]

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University to host Birmingham Integration Roadshow

Birmingham is one of the world’s most multicultural cities. But in the wake of global terror attacks, has life become more difficult for people in the city? Are incidences of […]

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For cinema goers, the future’s bright just not so Orange anymore!

Dr Kerry Gough, Senior Lecturer in Film and Television Theory at Birmingham City University

As the ubiquitous Orange Wednesdays offer rolls its end credits, the end of an era in cinema […]

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Killer Psychopaths: Almost Human

As I entered the lift of my hotel in Wichita, Kansas, two other people joined me. Both were dressed entirely as animals although, luckily for me, despite being completely encased […]

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BCU Talks To… Ahmed Ahmed

Food, glorious food.

From international cuisine to street food, Birmingham’s food and drink scene is as diverse as the city itself. Did you know that Birmingham has more Michelin-starred restaurants than […]

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Obama needs to recognise the Internet’s success isn’t just down to America

Professor Mike Jackson, Birmingham City Business School

There is much to be praised in President Obama’s plan for a free and open Internet  and much which might inform the polices of European […]

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My first year as an MBA International student in Birmingham

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 […]

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