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1208, 2016

Why a late application got my music ambitions back on track – Natalie’s story

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Natalie Chan is a final year Music Business student at Birmingham City University. She shares her experience, how she chose the course and her top tips for new students starting this September.

I always dreamed of becoming an artist as I love dancing and being involved in school musicals. I never thought of going to University […]

1208, 2016

Not following the traditional route – why starting uni later was a great choice

By |August 12th, 2016|Student Life|Comments Off on Not following the traditional route – why starting uni later was a great choice

Finish your GCSE’s, go to Sixth Form or College, then go to University at 18 and get a job. That’s the route way people expect you to take isn’t it? In reality, that isn’t the exact order that everyone follows – and it wasn’t the order that worked for second year Criminology student Amy Foster. She shares […]

1008, 2015

Clearing… and why it was the best thing for me!

By |August 10th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on Clearing… and why it was the best thing for me!

Not every route to university is the same, School of English student Chloe Derry managed to squeeze in travelling, working and becoming a mum before her life changed one afternoon through our Clearing process. Here’s her story…
On the afternoon of 23 August 2014, I made the decision to apply for a BA Hons English course at Birmingham City […]

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, […]

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, […]

807, 2015

My time at BCU: Maria Fanti

By |July 8th, 2015|Student Life|Comments Off on My time at BCU: Maria Fanti

International student and one of our #BCUstudents Maria, will be ending her BCU journey soon (sobs). In her blog post, she looks back at her journey and time at Birmingham City University…

Time flies when you have so much fun and before you know it, it’s your last year at university. I can’t believe that pretty […]

1408, 2014

Boost your career with a degree in architecture

By |August 14th, 2014|Opinion|Comments Off on Boost your career with a degree in architecture

Professor Kevin Singh is the Head of the Birmingham School of Architecture at the University. A Chartered Architect since 1997, he is also a graduate of the University’s School of Architecture. His teaching career began as a Visiting Tutor, progressing to Director of Studies in the School of Interior Design. In 2003 he re-joined the […]

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 […]