Student Life

1706, 2015

Staying Fit at University

By |June 17th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on Staying Fit at University

Diagnostic Radiography student Sarah Hurst shares her top tips and advice on how you can stay fit whilst studying at University… 

Being at University brings with it a lot of firsts for many people. Amongst them includes taking control of your own diet, health and well-being. Staying fit is one of the more daunting challenges, as […]

1606, 2015

2 Art Shows Not To Miss At This Year’s Inspired Festival

By |June 16th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on 2 Art Shows Not To Miss At This Year’s Inspired Festival

An annual highlight on both the University and local art scene calendars, this year’s degree shows from Birmingham City University’s School of Art are no exception and represent the hard work and dedication of our final year students.

Taking place at the beautiful Margaret Street campus between the 15 and 21 June, the exhibitions are free […]

1606, 2015

What’s it like to take a Masters degree?

By |June 16th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on What’s it like to take a Masters degree?

After completing a BA (Hons) in Fine Art at the School of Art, Capsticks Fine Art Prize winner Jodie Wingham tells us what it’s like to take the leap to Masters level:

Why did you chose to study Fine Art?

I chose to study Fine Art as I liked the openness of the course. You are in charge of your own projects […]

1006, 2015

School of English Annual Summer Show

By |June 10th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on School of English Annual Summer Show

By BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing student Sheena Ramchun 

A few weeks ago, the School of English hosted their annual Summer Show, a reflection and celebration of the past years work and successes. This show held extra importance as the School of English, among other departments, would be moving from Perry Barr to the new Curzon […]

806, 2015

Graduate Fashion Week 2015

By |June 8th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on Graduate Fashion Week 2015

Alice Brown was on location at the Old Truman Brewery in London to blog about the BCU catwalk show for Graduate Fashion Week.

Backstage at GFW
Having worked backstage for our uni before, I notice that it is a lot calmer than I have seen it in the past. Without a doubt the students participating in the show […]

806, 2015

Getting Naked for Art

By |June 8th, 2015|In The News, Student Life|Comments Off on Getting Naked for Art

In this post, we catch up with PhD student and artist Jakub Ceglarz, after his installation H/S Conversations was featured in an exhibition highlighting talented local artists.
As part of the New Art West Midlands scheme, Jakub’s work was exhibited in Coventry’s Herbert Art Gallery and Museum. The scheme was designed to provide the opportunity for […]

506, 2015

BCU Talks To… Lee Lapthorne

By |June 5th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on BCU Talks To… Lee Lapthorne

Curator, Show Producer, Textile Designer and Mentor are just a few titles held by one of the country’s leading fashion and event management experts, Lee Lapthorne. Birmingham City University graduate, Lee recently produced the BCU graduate show at Graduate Fashion Week. He’ll also be producing the catwalk show for the official launch of the Inspired […]

406, 2015

#BCUinspired- Birmingham School of Media Graduate Show

By |June 4th, 2015|In The News, Student Life|Comments Off on #BCUinspired- Birmingham School of Media Graduate Show

Birmingham School of Media opens its doors for the public with the occasion Graduate Show ‘Exhibit This 2015’ will be taking place takes place on 4-5 June 2015 (6pm – 9pm) at Millennium Point.

The exhibition is part of the Birmingham City University’s Inspired Festival and will showcase the works of around 200 graduates from the […]

206, 2015

How To Get The Perfect Media Internship

By |June 2nd, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on How To Get The Perfect Media Internship

With summer just around the corner, most of us are looking forward to great holiday destinations, music and art festivals and all the other exciting stuff to do in the upcoming three months.

But summer is also a great time to look back over everything you’ve learned this year and go that extra mile for strengthening your […]

2805, 2015

International Travel Scholarship- Angellina’s Experience

By |May 28th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on International Travel Scholarship- Angellina’s Experience

Here at Birmingham City University, Business, Law and Social Sciences students have the opportunity to work overseas on the international Travel Scholarship programme making a difference to the lives of others, as well as their own.
Business School student Angellina took part in the programme, which gave her the opportunity to teach children in Brazil. Here […]