Birmingham

2502, 2016

In an age of constant social media communication, are sports stadiums losing relevance?

By |February 25th, 2016|In The News, Opinion|Comments Off on In an age of constant social media communication, are sports stadiums losing relevance?

Dr Steve McCabe, Birmingham City Business School

For someone who grew up in Hall Green, Birmingham in the 1970s it is fascinating to look at the pictures taken of the area when it was being transformed in the 1920s from a small collection of house in the countryside on the outskirts of Birmingham to the suburb […]

1512, 2015

A Nigerian Christmas in the UK – Munachiso’s story

By |December 15th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on A Nigerian Christmas in the UK – Munachiso’s story

How do you mix your traditional family Christmas in Nigeria with friends in a brand new country? Munachiso Ogu-Jude, an international law student at Birmingham City University managed to do just that and is now looking forward to his fourth Christmas in the UK. He shares his experiences of adjusting to British festive celebrations.

I had […]

1012, 2015

10 tips for getting the most of your applicant visit day

By |December 10th, 2015|Here to Help!|Comments Off on 10 tips for getting the most of your applicant visit day

Applicant visit days are an important part of the application process for university. You can only come if you’ve been invited. That makes them exclusive, for you. They are your chance to suss us out and to make sure you’re making the right choice for your future. Dan Hughes, Corporate Events Officer, organises our applicant visits days and shares […]

112, 2015

A student’s guide to Birmingham at Christmas

By |December 1st, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on A student’s guide to Birmingham at Christmas

Ella Robson studied a postgraduate degree at our School of Media and graduated in 2014 with a BA (Hons) in Media and Communication.

Christmas in Birmingham may seem crazy and hectic if you venture anywhere near the Bullring shopping centre! Experiencing the festive season in a new location – especially one as big as Birmingham – was definitely […]

1007, 2015

Lecturers collaborate to produce new vision for Birmingham’s Centenary Square

By |July 10th, 2015|Opinion|Comments Off on Lecturers collaborate to produce new vision for Birmingham’s Centenary Square

Alessandro Columbano, Senior Lecturer at Birmingham School of Architecture has teamed up with fellow architect and Senior Lecturer Mike Dring to propose a vision for the redesign of Birmingham’s Centenary Square.

The pair’s alternative interpretation for one of Birmingham’s largest public spaces has since been submitted for the international design competition announced by the Royal Institute […]

2406, 2015

Birmingham’s best events for media enthusiasts in 2015

By |June 24th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on Birmingham’s best events for media enthusiasts in 2015

For all those media enthusiasts out there in Brum, we decided to put together a list of events not to be missed in the summer and autumn 2015.

805, 2015

BCU Talks To… Independent Birmingham

By |May 8th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on BCU Talks To… Independent Birmingham

“Vibrant. Exciting. Awesome.”

Those are the three words to describe Birmingham according to Joe Schuppler. Who is Joe Schuppler you may ask? While you may not be familiar with Joe’s name, many of you will have probably heard of his online guide ‘Independent Birmingham.’ From independent restaurants to events, Independent Birmingham is the go to guide […]

505, 2015

Glimpse of the future: Curzon Building

By |May 5th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on Glimpse of the future: Curzon Building

Isaac Paul is a first-year BA (Hons) English student at Birmingham City University’s School of English

One of the reasons that I chose the School of English at Birmingham City University as my first choice was because the School would be moving into a new building in my second year. It shows that the university is […]

3103, 2015

Another ‘old friend’ disappears

By |March 31st, 2015|In The News, Opinion|Comments Off on Another ‘old friend’ disappears

By Dr Steve McCabe, Birmingham City Business School 

Today’s announcement that the local bakery company Firkins has closed down with the loss of 100 jobs is, as always, a tragedy for the families affected by a sudden loss of income.

Firkins is a company that will be very familiar to those who live in the West Midlands […]

1303, 2015

Becoming a Postgraduate- Rishma’s Story

By |March 13th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on Becoming a Postgraduate- Rishma’s Story

Post-grad

(n.) /noun

Short for postgraduate

Someone who has been through hell and back and decided to do it again
Deciding on your academic future isn’t as easy as making a cup of tea. You would think that after doing an undergraduate degree it would make postgraduate study easier. The same fears and hopes you once had as an […]