About us

With around 24,000 students from 80 countries, Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success.

The university for Birmingham

We put £270 million into the regional economy and support thousands of jobs in the area. We're investing £340 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our city centre campus at Eastside, providing students with an enviable range of facilities.

BCU 2025

How Birmingham City University is making a difference now and into the future.

BCU 2025

Practical information

Maps and campuses

Find out where we're located and get directions to our campuses.

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Contact us

Get our details so you can get in touch with any queries.

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Our faculties

Learn more about our faculties and schools across our campuses.

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News and events

Take a look at events we've got coming up, and check out our latest news.

Our story

Our history

Did you know our history dates back to the 1800s? Find out more about how BCU came to be.

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Our staff community

Our amazing staff is what sets BCU apart. Get more information about our staff community.

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Widening participation

Our aim is to help remove any barriers that still surround entry to higher education.

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Corporate information

With our work guided by our 2025 strategy, discover key information about the University including our leadership, policies and legal information.

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Jobs at BCU

Fancy working with us at BCU? Our dedicated pages allow you to search our current job vacancies or see a full list of our jobs, as well as finding out more about our core values and what sets us apart.

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Environment

We're committed to sustainability and improving our environmental performance and encouraging a sustainable way of life for students and staff. Find out how we're implementing our Environmental Plan and reducing our environmental impacts.

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Schools and colleges

Each year we work with thousands of students across the country, delivering activities, talks and events designed to increase understanding of higher education study and career opportunities.

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Parents and carers

If you're sending your son or daughter off to uni, we've got lots of information to guide you through the process, including a free guide covering everything from finance to accommodation advice.

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