Birmingham City University

1606, 2015

From Russia With Love

By |June 16th, 2015|In The News|Comments Off on From Russia With Love

Kathryn Moore, Professor of Landscape Architecture at Birmingham City University, is this month undergoing a trip to Russia as part of her role as President of the International Federation of Landscape Architects.
The weekend-trip to the 52nd IFLA World Congress started with the World Council in Moscow on Saturday, to which all IFLA delegates were welcome, followed by the World Congress […]

1106, 2015

Jordskott – Beyond ‘labs and slabs’: What fuels our appetite for serialised crime drama?

By |June 11th, 2015|In The News, Opinion|Comments Off on Jordskott – Beyond ‘labs and slabs’: What fuels our appetite for serialised crime drama?

Dr Elizabeth Yardley, Reader in Criminology at Birmingham City University

Last night I watched the first episode of Jordskott on ITV Encore with interest. The 10 part series is the latest incarnation of Nordic Noir, following the considerable success of its predecessors which include Wallander, The Killing and The Bridge. Lengthy serialised crime dramas have become […]

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 […]

2605, 2015

Behind the Scenes at #BCUInspired Festival

By |May 26th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on Behind the Scenes at #BCUInspired Festival

Future Media students went behind the scenes at a video shoot for the #BCUInspired campaign ahead of this year’s Inspired Festival.

The Inspired Festival is all about the students at Birmingham City University, showing how their talents and skills are transforming the world. The two-day video shoot took place across key locations in Birmingham city centre from […]