Annual Review 2012/13
It is my pleasure to welcome you to Birmingham City University’s Annual Review for 2012/13.
This marks a particularly momentous period for me, as it coincided with my own arrival as Vice-Chancellor.
Professor Cliff Allan, Vice-Chancellor
This review shows our commitment to practice-based teaching and student engagement, our high-profile work in the field of research and knowledge sharing, our investment in and support of the city of Birmingham, and our growing international profile.
We’re also delighted to be able to share the stories of some of our award- winning students, successful graduates and inspirational academics. Thank you for your continued interest in the University and I hope that we will continue to enjoy your support over the coming years.
of our graduates and postgraduates were in work or further study within six months of graduating
Excellence in practice-based education
Our students benefit from industry-standard facilities and lecturers.
A leader in student engagement
We are continuing to build on our achievements to ensure we remain ahead of the field.
Knowledge and research with impact
Teaching is underpinned by research, with staff working alongside businesses.
We are proud of our record of supporting the education of the citizens of Birmingham since 1843.
With students coming from around 80 different countries, we benefit from a truly global outlook.
Advancing our academic leadership
Our academics continue to lead the way in their fields, helping to enhance the University’s reputation.
Our student successes
Our students are among the most employable around – but there’s no need to just take our word for it.
Our graduate achievers
Many of our former students go on to record outstanding achievements locally, nationally and internationally.
We recognise the excellence of our academic staff by conferring professorships and readerships.