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3003, 2015

School of Law postgraduate open day

By |March 30th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off

A Joint Birmingham City University and FCO Youth Inspiration Group event 11 February, 2014

1410, 2014

Why not study Visual Communication at our University?

By |October 14th, 2014|Opinion|Comments Off

Professor Andrew Kulman who teaches on this undergraduate course offers his thoughts.

As a lecturer often given to impromptu tours around and presentations about my School, I have found it useful to think of viable and appropriate answers to the many questions I am asked. Some are to be expected from the wannabe graphic designer, the […]

1209, 2014

The advantages of studying Visual Communication

By |September 12th, 2014|Opinion|Comments Off

Professor Andrew Kulman runs Illustration at the University. A Practising Graphic Artist since 1987, he is also a graduate of the Royal College of Art. His teaching career began as a Visiting Tutor at University of Westminster, Kingston University and Brighton University. In 1997 he joined BCU, running Illustration, since then he has been Director […]

3107, 2014

Being on the other side of my university’s Clearing video

By |July 31st, 2014|Here to Help!, Student Life|Comments Off

Fabio Torres, 20, Media and Communications (Television) student

I have just recently finished my first year and I am delighted with all of the opportunities that I have had so far. Due to my proactive nature, I have had the chance to be involved in some pretty exciting projects through connections with BCU; from working with […]

907, 2014

Clearing – Don’t panic!

By |July 9th, 2014|Here to Help!|Comments Off

Shona McQuillan – Manager of the Course Enquiries team  at Birmingham City University

If your exam results aren’t as good as you expected remember to keep calm; the right course for you may still be out there. There’s a good chance that you will be able to secure a place at university through Clearing.

If you narrowly […]

507, 2014

Missed the UCAS deadline? There is still time to apply

By |July 5th, 2014|Here to Help!|Comments Off

Shona McQuillan is a senior adviser and manager of the Course Enquiries Team at Birmingham City University. Shona has experience of over 16 years in Higher Education and has advised thousands of prospective students about course options and applying to university.

What is Clearing?

Clearing is the process by which prospective students who have not secured a […]

906, 2014

Qualifications aren’t enough? What are your options?

By |June 9th, 2014|Here to Help!|Comments Off

Shona McQuillan is a senior adviser and manager of the Course Enquiries Team at Birmingham City University. Shona has experience of over 16 years in Higher Education and has advised thousands of prospective students about course options and applying to university.

Are your grades not as you expected? Are you unsure as to whether your current […]

2005, 2014

So you want to be a postgrad?

By |May 20th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off

Liam Brolan, MA Criminology student

May is the month that strikes fear into the hearts of undergraduate students across the country. Assignment deadlines are looming and students everywhere question whether they should be paying rent to their landlord or to the university library. Late night study sessions fuelled only by red bull, coffee and sheer panic […]

503, 2014

How do I apply to study at Birmingham City University?

By |March 5th, 2014|Here to Help!|Comments Off

Shona McQuillan is a senior adviser and manager of the Course Enquiries Team at Birmingham City University. Shona has experience of over 15 years in Higher Education and has advised thousands of prospective students about course options and applying to university.

What if I am interested in full-time undergraduate courses?

Applications for full-time undergraduate courses are made […]

209, 2013

Counting down the days until BCU begins!

By |September 2nd, 2013|Student Life|Comments Off

Sanika Karnik, Media and Communication student starting in September 2013

My journey to university started over a year back now, when I applied to several colleges in the UK and US, getting positive replies from the majority of them. However due to circumstances I decided to take a gap year, during which I reapplied to colleges […]