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2310, 2015

Top tips for creating your jewellery portfolio

By |October 23rd, 2015|Here to Help!, Student Life|Comments Off on Top tips for creating your jewellery portfolio

If you’ve got to put a portfolio together for your uni application, you’re probably thinking, ‘Where on earth do I start?’ Or you might be completely panicking wondering if you’ve put the right stuff in, is it too long, too short…

One student who has been there, done it and come out the other side with a […]

2310, 2015

Top tips for putting together your fashion or textile portfolio

By |October 23rd, 2015|Here to Help!, Student Life|Comments Off on Top tips for putting together your fashion or textile portfolio

If you’ve got to put a portfolio together for your uni application, you’re probably thinking, ‘Where on earth do I start?’ Or you might be completely panicking wondering if you’ve put the right stuff in, is it too long, too short…

One student who has been there, done it and come out the other side with a […]

2110, 2015

Tips to succeed in business from Michelle Mone

By |October 21st, 2015|Here to Help!, In The News, Opinion|Comments Off on Tips to succeed in business from Michelle Mone

Underwear entrepreneur Michelle Mone is to host Birmingham City University’s ‘Business Advantage’ launch event next month as part of her new government role in encouraging start-ups and inspiring entrepreneurship.

BCU Advantage is the new business growth service from Birmingham City University. Working with a range of expert partners, it has been created to help businesses of […]

1008, 2015

Clearing: “A second chance” – Priyanka’s Story

By |August 10th, 2015|Here to Help!, Student Life|Comments Off on Clearing: “A second chance” – Priyanka’s Story

Panic, stress, confusion, worry, helplessness, excitement and happiness – these are just some of the emotions you’ll go through on results day. It can be an emotional time, but whatever your emotions, you’re not alone.

Clearing, simply explained, is just another route into university! Whether that’s because you weren’t planning to go in the first place, […]

508, 2015

How to dress for success at interviews

By |August 5th, 2015|Here to Help!, Opinion|Comments Off on How to dress for success at interviews

Alison Rapsey, Course Director, BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Promotion at Birmingham City University

Preparing yourself for an interview starts within – if you feel in control and empowered then that will show in your external communication, but get the outside right first!

Clothes are the perfect way to make you feel the part. Think how that sexy little […]

308, 2015

Going through Clearing- Rumbidzai’s Story

By |August 3rd, 2015|Here to Help!, Student Life|Comments Off on Going through Clearing- Rumbidzai’s Story

Panic, stress, confusion, worry, helplessness, excitement and happiness – these are just some of the emotions you’ll go through on results day. It can be an emotional time, but whatever your emotions, you’re not alone.

Clearing, simply explained, is just another route into university! Whether that’s because you weren’t planning to go in the first place, […]

3107, 2015

10 things you need to know about Clearing…

By |July 31st, 2015|Here to Help!, Student Life|Comments Off on 10 things you need to know about Clearing…

Thursday 13 August. A date many of you may have marked in your diary. With a few sleeps to go until A-Level results day (deep breaths), we spoke to our students on what they wish they’d known about Clearing before results day…
Clearing, simply explained, is just another route into university! Whether that’s because you weren’t […]

2707, 2015

Why Clearing is a great choice – Charmaine’s Story

By |July 27th, 2015|Here to Help!, Student Life|Comments Off on Why Clearing is a great choice – Charmaine’s Story

Panic, stress, confusion, worry, helplessness, excitement and happiness – these are just some of the emotions you’ll go through on results day. It can be an emotional time, but whatever your emotions, you’re not alone.

Clearing, simply explained, is just another route into university! Whether that’s because you weren’t planning to go in the first place, […]

1905, 2015

Support for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students at University

By |May 19th, 2015|Here to Help!, Student Life|Comments Off on Support for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students at University

Did you know that students who are deaf or have hearing loss are entitled to a range of support whilst studying at Birmingham City University? This may include reasonable adjustments on their course, as well as practical support, funded by Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs). DSAs are grants to help disabled students cover extra costs incurred […]

2703, 2015

Made your international application? What happens next…

By |March 27th, 2015|Here to Help!, Student Life|Comments Off on Made your international application? What happens next…

As part of our #WeAreInternational series of blogs, International Admissions and Conversion Officer Rachel Du Croz advises you on what to expect after you’ve made your international application to Birmingham City University…

So, you’ve completed your application and have been offered a place to study at Birmingham City University – congratulations!  We look forward to you […]