ALUMNI OF THE YEAR
Each year, the University awards a number of Alumni of the Year to recognise and celebrate their outstanding achievements. Read about their success here.
Tom Bell FRICS
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying, 2009 (part-time)
Tom is a partner in Quantem Consulting, specialising in quantity surveying and managing construction projects. He focuses on the industrial, commercial and advance manufacturing sectors, and has international experience in delivering Aviation projects.
BA (Hons) Fine Art, 2000
Helen Cowley is the Founder and Director of Dutch Uncle, an award-winning international art agency with offices in London, Tokyo and New York. Dutch Uncle represents and sources talent for organisations looking to commission artists to produce animation, illustration and design.
BA (Hons) Industrial Design Engineering 1994
Barry studied Industrial Design at Birmingham City University. He is now managing director of a £16 million-turnover business which supplies hi-tech components for car manufacturers around the world.
BMus (Hons) Jazz, 2007
Harry Lightfoot is a music composer for film and television. After graduating from Birmingham Conservatoire, Harry started as a session saxophonist before writing and producing music for labels including EMI, Sony, BMG and Warner Chappell. He’s composed music for TV shows and adverts, for companies including McDonald’s, Jeep, Samsung, Pepsi and many more.