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511, 2014

A summer in the city that never sleeps

By |November 5th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on A summer in the city that never sleeps

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 […]

3110, 2014

A summer in the ‘windy city’

By |October 31st, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on A summer in the ‘windy city’

Radha Chauhan, third-year LLB Law with American Legal Studies student
Birmingham City University operates the largest UK to US internship programme in the UK called American Legal Practice (ALP). As part of this module, I had the opportunity to intern in America for nine weeks. The ALP module is a different and unique programme offered by the […]

3110, 2014

I decided to stay after attending the Open Event

By |October 31st, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on I decided to stay after attending the Open Event

Dhunsyam Daji , MSc in Business Intelligence student

My attendance at a Birmingham City University Postgraduate Open Event was the main reason why I stayed on at this university after my undergraduate course in Information and Communications Technology.

The main benefits were:

My parents could attend and see where I would be studying
They could see the facilities offered by the […]

2910, 2014

Being a Midlands 3 Cities student

By |October 29th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on Being a Midlands 3 Cities student

Karen Patel’s research is carried out with the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research. She is looking at how creative and cultural workers in a particular city use social media, and questioning its role in their personal and professional lives.
Karen previously completed her BA and MA with the Birmingham School of Media, and also currently […]

2210, 2014

Open Day: Open Mind

By |October 22nd, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on Open Day: Open Mind

The Revd. Linda Isiorho, MA in Writing student at the School of English

Last summer I went along to the Postgraduate Open Event at Birmingham City University. After years of teaching, as well as functioning as a Church of England priest, I was looking for a retirement occupation that would be stimulating and productive. I had […]

1010, 2014

Top five important things to sort when starting Uni

By |October 10th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on Top five important things to sort when starting Uni

Naomi Crowe is a Business and Marketing student who has opted to take a placement year with the Faculty of Business, Law and Social Science’s Marketing team as Marketing and Communications Assistant.
1. Doctors
If you are moving away from home, I’d definitely recommend that you register with a local doctor’s surgery instead of going back home […]

2409, 2014

Settling into university

By |September 24th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on Settling into university

Emma O’Brien, 19, BA Hons Media and Communications (Radio) student

Starting university will probably be one of the most nerve racking things you will ever do. Here are my top tips to get you settled into university life as quickly as possible:

1)    Get used to your surroundings

If you are someone who is new to the city, […]

1408, 2014

Working with prisoners in Arizona

By |August 14th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on Working with prisoners in Arizona

Lorna Arnold is about to begin her third year on the LLB (Hons) course at Birmingham City University. She visited Arizona as part of the School of Law’s American Internship programme.

In September 2013, I began my second year of University and applied for the American Legal Practice module. To complete this module, we were required […]

708, 2014

A student’s guide to Birmingham

By |August 7th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on A student’s guide to Birmingham

Sarah Holmes, a third-year English student, gives her guide to the city

When I first arrived in Birmingham, I was overwhelmed. Coming from a mid-sized town, Birmingham seemed to go on forever, yet while you soon get to know your way around the main areas, there is always a new hidden gem to be found, a […]

3107, 2014

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

By |July 31st, 2014|Here to Help!, Student Life|Comments Off on Being on the other side of my university’s Clearing video

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 […]