Open Day

Sat 23 March

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Why study with us?

Here are our top reasons to choose the School of Visual Communication.

Viscom Our History
Our History

A school with deep roots

Our origins date back to 1843. We are a school with a huge amount of knowledge, history and stories behind us. And a fantastic future ahead.

Read about our history

Viscom In-House Agency
Agencies on your doorstep

..as well as studios and arts organisations!

You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in live project briefs, masterclasses, guest lectures, trips and more.

Viscom Earn While You Learn
Earn while you learn

Earn while you learn

Our student employment agency, OpportUNIty – Student Jobs on Campus, allows you to apply for paid roles at the University, gaining experience in crucial aspects of job applications and valuable feedback on your work.

Viscom Live Project Partnerships
Live Project Partnerships

A fantastic opportunity to work with Industry leaders

Previous live projects have included Moonpig, McCann Erickson, The Times Newspaper Group and Cogent Elliot.

Viscom Get £150 Free Credit
Get £150 free credit

Get £150 free credit for books and learning materials

To welcome all new undergraduate degree students starting in 2018 or 2019, we're giving away at least £150 worth of credit to spend in a host of ways.

Viscom Second City location
Second City location

In the heart of the city

Birmingham has one of the biggest media and creative arts communities outside London, with many of them based in the city’s Eastside district, home of our City Centre Campus.

Read about Birmingham

Viscom Online Portfolio Promotion
Online Portfolio Promotion

Showcase your work

Our home-grown and independent talent pool allows you to showcase your work to potential employees throughout your study, in addition to your final degree show.

Browse student work

Top Tips for Putting Together a Visual Communication Portfolio 

Thinking of creating a physical portfolio for one of our School of Visual Communication courses?

Take a look at what staff and one of our graduates from the School think makes a great portfolio.

View portfolio guidance

The Space To Create

Watch what happens when our students are given the space, the ability and the confidence to create.

A group of Visual Communication students, along with their tutor, took their project to a different dimension when they experimented with VR. See what you could create when you join us.

What you can do at one of our Open Days

Get your hands on our kit

Try out our state-of-the-art facilities yourself as you take a tour at our Open Day and find out how we’re investing £260 million in our campuses.

Embarrassing parents

Embarrassing parents

Your parents won't miss any opportunity to embarrass you, and university Open Days are one of them. Here's our guide to cope with the shame.

Accommodation

The first thing you’ll want to see when you visit us is where you might be living and what your new pad could look like – so take one of our tours!

Explore Birmingham

Make the most of your trip to Birmingham by discovering what the city has to offer – you’ll be spoilt by restaurants, shops, theatres and more!

Tales of the unexpected

Tales of the unexpected

Campus tours are a given part of Open Days. But sometimes random things happen that aren't on the programme. Date anyone? We've heard it all.

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