511, 2014

A summer in the city that never sleeps

By |November 5th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off

Chanae Humes, third-year LLB (Hons) Law with American Legal Studies.
When I was at the stage of applying to university, Birmingham City University stood out because of the opportunity to complete an international internship in the United States of America. Being a cultural person, I would take any opportunity to travel throughout my legal and academic […]

2804, 2014

Why it’s great to study in Birmingham

By |April 28th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off

Vidhi Anand, Fashion and Textiles Design MA

As a newcomer or so called “freshee” as the people out here like to term it, you are always worried about how you would possibly fit in such a big place in a completely new environment, especially when it is the first time you are moving away from your […]

1404, 2014

How can a leadership challenge help your job search?

By |April 14th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off

Roberta Akemy Okamoto is a Brazilian national who recently completed the MSc Management and International Business course

I had the chance to take part in two very interesting leadership challenges through Birmingham City University. In the first one, I joined a team of students to develop a new marketing proposal for Aga Rangemaster, which was exhibited at the […]

1608, 2013

“I chose BCU on gut reaction and never regretted it…”

By |August 16th, 2013|Student Life|Comments Off

Laura Mackie studied Music Technology at our Faculty of Technology, Engineering and the Environment

It’s strange to think that little under four years ago I was almost ready to start my journey at Birmingham City University, and here I am now writing a graduate blog to give some insight into what the uni gave to me. […]

908, 2013

Do as much research as possible when choosing where to study

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Stacey Watkins – BSc (Hons) Information and Communications Technology

I left secondary school without the qualifications I hoped for and I didn’t think I’d be good enough to go to university. I was the first person in my family to attend university and was a bit unsure what I needed to do and how the application process […]

907, 2013

Stay positive throughout the Clearing process

By |July 9th, 2013|Student Life|Comments Off

Simron Kaur – BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology

I went through Clearing to study at Birmingham City University, where I now study Business Information Technology. I originally gained a conditional offer from another university but found myself in a difficult position on results day when I discovered I was 12 points below the requirements for my chosen […]