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1704, 2015

Talking Politics with Birmingham City University

By |April 17th, 2015|Opinion, Student Life|Comments Off on Talking Politics with Birmingham City University

“The more people we get actively wanting to make a change, the bigger the change we will make.” – Tinie Tempah

There is only one talking point around campus and that is the 2015 General Election. On 7 May you’ll get to have your say on how the country is run, and here at Birmingham City University we […]

1504, 2015

The Major Incident Simulation 2015 in Quotes

By |April 15th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on The Major Incident Simulation 2015 in Quotes

What would you do if you were faced with a major incident? That’s the question our healthcare students were faced with last month 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 […]

1304, 2015

Living in Student Accommodation- Hannah’s Story

By |April 13th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on Living in Student Accommodation- Hannah’s Story

For many students, university is the first time you’ll experience living away from home- which can be daunting! Whether you’re in halls or a house, living in student accommodation is one way to embrace university life.

First year Children and Integrated Professional Care student Hannah shares her experience on living in halls.

University is said to be the […]

1004, 2015

A day in the life of a postgraduate student

By |April 10th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on A day in the life of a postgraduate student

If you’re considering whether to do a postgraduate degree or PhD there’s probably a lot of questions going through your mind: how am I going to pay for it? Should I quit my job? Will I cope with the workload? But most importantly, what is it really like? Karen Patel, a full time PhD student […]

904, 2015

An ‘Outstanding’ Achievement

By |April 9th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on An ‘Outstanding’ Achievement

As a current nursing student, Deborah Cooper has already achieved above and beyond her expectations, being named Cavell Nurses’ Trust’s Outstanding Student Nurse of the Year 2015. Cavell Nurses’ Trust provides financial grants, advice and support to UK nurses. Its scholarship scheme recognises exceptional student nurses and midwives from across the UK.

Join us as Deborah […]

704, 2015

BCU Law Students Model United Nations

By |April 7th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on BCU Law Students Model United Nations

There’s nothing like getting our students involved and that was just the case for our Law students when they recently had the opportunity to visit the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London. The visit was organised by Professor Jon Yorke from the School of Law as part of the LLB International Human Rights module. 

It was […]

3103, 2015

Major Incident Simulation 2015- Jack’s Story

By |March 31st, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on Major Incident Simulation 2015- Jack’s Story

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 on Experience Elemental at Flatpack Film Festival: Swipeside

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 on #WeAreInternational: Living the Dream

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 on Surviving… My First Health Placement

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 […]