Alumni podcasts

Industry icons Podcasts

The Industry Icons are BCU Alumni who are making waves in their chosen fields. From industrial design to acting, these alumni are forging ahead.

Wee Lun Foo

Meet the graduate whose successful career in sports nutrition has landed him a job at Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

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Pam Sheemar

Natwest's Regional Enterprise Director for the Midlands and East of England NatWest, Pam, told us what it takes to become a powerful woman in business.

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Keith Scobie-Youngs

Horology graduate Keith has restored some of the largest, most famous clocks in the world, including Big Ben. He told us the importance of heritage crafts and courses like Horology.

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Maryam Wahid

We spoke to Maryam about her life as an award-winning photographer and how important her work is for underrepresented communities.

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Patrick le Quément spearheaded the design of over 60 million cars for the likes of Ford and Renault during his time in the automotive industry. He sat down with us to talk about his career and his advice for aspiring designers. 

Local heroes Podcasts

These BCU Alumni are making a real difference to local communities. From public artwork showcasing the contributions of diverse communities, to getting more girls into cricket, their work is having a huge impact in the local area.

Morgan Grice

We asked Illustration alumna Morgan about her experiences setting up her own stationery business, Odd Orange, and what it’s like to take control of your own career.

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Luke Perry

Explore how public art can change the face of towns and cities and give a voice to communities. Discover more about Luke’s journey so far and his favourite projects.

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Tom Clarke-Forrest

Tom's charity, Sport 4 Life UK is helping more young people access sport, education and employment opportunities. Hear about Tom's impressive career so far and what it takes to grow and sustain a charity.

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Salma Bi Bem

Salma is a full-time nurse and an advocate for making sport a more inclusive space for all. We asked what it takes to get women interested and passionate about grassroots sport.

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Barrier breakers Podcasts

Our barrier-breaking alumni are challenging perceptions in their industries and paving the way for future generations to work in a more inclusive, diverse working world.

Sophie Marie

Sophie is the graduate behind Black Owned Birmingham, learn how her work is changing our city.

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Claire Blake

Nursing alumna, Claire, spoke to us about her career and her passions around community and primary care nursing.

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Shovon Wiggan

Discover how Shovon became an entrepreneur and what inspired her to set up Inspire-A-Doll.

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Craig Pinkney

Hear from the alumnus bridging the gap between academia and disadvantaged young people.

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