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2204, 2014

Diversity within the legal profession

By |April 22nd, 2014|Student Life|1 Comment

Randle Brooks, third-year LLB (Hons) Law student at Birmingham City University 

Diversity is a hot topic in the legal profession currently. With magic circle firms employing blind CV techniques and the Legal Education and Training Review encouraging the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and Bar Standards Board (BSB) to widen participation in the profession it is evident, on the […]

1404, 2014

How can a leadership challenge help your job search?

By |April 14th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on How can a leadership challenge help your job search?

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 […]

1004, 2014

My PHD experience, second year in

By |April 10th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on My PHD experience, second year in

Alison Edwards, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery at Birmingham City University

My journey towards commencing a PhD at Birmingham City University was filled with trepidation and questions. Amongst many others I questioned whether would I cope doing a full time job too? What exactly was expected of me? And would I look stupid because my knowledge of […]

704, 2014

“I would recommend a placement to everyone”

By |April 7th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on “I would recommend a placement to everyone”

Viktoriya Yordanova is a BA (Hons) Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Scheme with Sandwich Year final-year student at Birmingham City Business School.

“Why do you go to university?” – I was asked once. “To get my dream job.” – I answered. In today’s tough economic climate, however, hundreds of freshly graduated young people are competing for the same job […]

2703, 2014

From music to marketing (and beyond)

By |March 27th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on From music to marketing (and beyond)

Robert Jones – musician, teacher, avid reader, writer, runner, humanist and ‘Ambitious Futures Graduate Trainee’.

I graduated from Birmingham Conservatoire in 2011 completing my MMus with distinction, with the aim of becoming a professional musician. My time at the Conservatoire had prepared me well for this, and when I finished studying I was already working as […]

2309, 2013

This time last year I was watching The Midwives

By |September 23rd, 2013|Student Life|Comments Off on This time last year I was watching The Midwives

By Molly Davis – First year midwifery student at Birmingham City University

This time last year I was watching the first series of ‘The Midwives’ and beginning my course at Birmingham City University. I never dreamed I would end up on the show myself. Being a first year student; juggling the demands of the course, independent […]

2309, 2013

A day in the life…of my life

By |September 23rd, 2013|Student Life|Comments Off on A day in the life…of my life

By Melissa Staunton – Final Year Midwifery Student at Birmingham City University

So, if you told me that at the time of applying for midwifery at BCU I was going to be filmed for a documentary for the BBC I would have laughed and not believed you! I might not even have applied knowing that I […]

209, 2013

Counting down the days until BCU begins!

By |September 2nd, 2013|Student Life|Comments Off on Counting down the days until BCU begins!

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 […]

2008, 2013

“Is PR really for you?”

By |August 20th, 2013|Student Life|Comments Off on “Is PR really for you?”

Holly-Leigh Luckman, Media and Communication student, starting in September 2013

I knew I wanted to have a future in media when I began studying the subject at GCSE level, I then carried on my studies in college where I was a student on a broad media course where I was able to study a range of […]

1608, 2013

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

By |August 16th, 2013|Student Life|Comments Off on “I chose BCU on gut reaction and never regretted it…”

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. […]