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Welcome to the Birmingham School of Art blog. Our blog is for sharing the latest exhibitions, work and events from the School.

Black heritage undergraduate of the year award: Canaan Brown

Art and Design student, Canaan Brown, tells us about his journey to becoming a finalist for Sky's ' Black Heritage Undergraduate of the Year' Award.

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How to prepare for your Master's degree at the School of Art

If you’re eager to get a head start with your studies, have a look below at the different tips and resources of things ...

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5 reasons why you should come to a School of Art Open Day

Open Days are a great opportunity for you to experience a little bit of life as a BCU student. Take a look at why they'...

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Student Support Services

We want you to be as successful whilst studying with us as possible. That's why we offer a variety of support. This blo...

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Which School of Art course is right for you?

Find out more about our courses and what separates them, ensuring you’re able to find the perfect course for you.

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Why you should study art in Birmingham

Birmingham is known for many things – heavy metal, curry, and not least, the arts. There are plenty of reasons why you ...

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Crafty Bitches Society: Student Stories

Love arts and crafts? You might want to join the Craft Bitches society! President Abbie tells us more.

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Meet Andrew Kulman - Deputy Head of Birmingham Institute of Creative Arts

Andrew Kulman is Deputy Head of Birmingham Institute of Creative Arts, and Professor of Graphic Art. Find out more abou...

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Black History Month art competition winners announced

As part of Black History month, Black and mixed heritage BCU students created and shared artwork centred around the 202...

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My first year at uni

BA (Hons) Fine Art student Maryam Aisha gives an insight into the experience Margaret Street School of Art offers and ...

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Graduate unveils public art to showcase Birmingham’s diversity

Graduate Luke Perry unveiled his latest public artwork monument in Birmingham City Centre, celebrating the regions div...

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10 Art Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following

For those artists looking for some fresh ideas, information and inspiration, we've put together a list of ten accounts...

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How to prepare for your course

Wondering how you can get ready for your course? Discover some new ways to keep busy over summer and get uni-ready at t...

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My work placement with Tate Liverpool

We caught up with BA (Hons) Art and Design student, Oliver Dupont, who told us all about his work placement with Tate L...

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What can I do with an Art degree?

Our BA Fine Art and BA Art and Design courses set you up for a professional role within the arts and beyond. Here are j...

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Staff profile: Justin Sanders

Justin Sanders is our Senior Technician at Margaret Street's Print Room. We caught up with him to find out more about p...

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The Print Gang: Recreating the Print Room Online

During the first lockdown, Senior Print Technician, Justin Sanders, decided to build an online print community where st...

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Uncovering the secrets of Birmingham’s past

Birmingham School of Art features in brand new BBC Two docu-series exploring a major archaeological dig on the city’s ...

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Student stories: Larissa Shaw

MA student Larissa discusses her postgraduate experience and why students should make the most out of Birmingham's art ...

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A day in the life of an Art student

BA (Hons) Art and Design with Foundation Year student Canaan Brown explains what it's really like to be an Art student...

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Birmingham Schools Exhibition 2018

Sixteen schools across Birmingham were given the opportunity to participate in workshops and exhibit at Margaret Street...

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School of Art Degree Show 2018

Head of School Jonathan Harris reflects on this year's Birmingham School of Art degree show.

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Yasmin Boyle – NAWM prize winner

Following on from her New Art West Midlands award, MA Fine Art student Yasmin is showcasing her work at the RBSA.

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From BCU to The Barber

BA (Hons) Fine Art graduate Rebecca Randle tells us about her career path since leaving BCU in 2013.

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