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Five important reasons why women should study engineering

The realm of engineering is constantly evolving as well as becoming increasingly important in our world.

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What can I do with a Computing and Digital Technology degree?

Thinking about studying a Computing and Digital Technology degree ? If so, you’ve picked an exciting industry, with a...

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University becomes Midlands’ first to receive accreditation for innovation

Birmingham City University has been recognised for its commitment to innovation by becoming the first institution in t...

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What can I do with an Engineering degree?

Thinking of embarking on a career in engineering? You’ll be joining an ever evolving and diverse industry. A career in...

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Cyber Security Summit and Expo 2017

Cyber security is a significant subject in today’s society, and it has a powerful impact on businesses and citizens of...

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Supporting former postgraduate student with sustainability business

A former Birmingham City University postgraduate student is readying the launch of her new socially conscious lifestyl...

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Improving the growth and potential of micro SMEs

Birmingham City University’s Business School lecturer discusses three exciting research projects her students are curr...

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My Placement Year: The First Few Months

Hello everyone! I’m Sophie and I’m a placement student currently working within a precision engineering company in Bir...

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HackTheMidlands at Birmingham City University

Last month I attended HackTheMidlands here in the heart of Birmingham City University at Millennium Point. HackTheMidl...

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Student Societies: BCU Racing

BCU Racing is a student-led team that competes in the Formula Student Challenge in July each year. Formula Student is a...

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Helping out-of-work graduates find employment

A collaboration project to tackle unemployment, involving two Birmingham-based universities and West Midlands Police, ...

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Looking back on Innovation Fest 2017

This year our Innovation Festival was on Friday 26 May, but it was such an amazing day we’re still celebrating! We’ve ...

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New event to address building a more resilient Birmingham

Birmingham City University’s Beverley Nielsen will discuss making Birmingham a greener, more resilient city for the fu...

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Lilly’s placement with Renault Formula One #INWED17

Tomorrow is  International Women in Engineering Day  (#INWED17), and this week we’re celebrating some of our female ...

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Boosting local hockey club's social media skills

City of Birmingham Hockey Club  signed up to Higher Level Skills Match – part-funded by the European Social Fund – in...

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New book discusses the importance of personal values in business

An Associate Professor in Birmingham City Business School has co-authored an innovative new book discussing the ...

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What can we learn from the NHS cyber-attack?

The news over the last two or three days has been full of information and some speculation about the attack on the NHS...

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What businesses can learn from COP26

The COP26 climate summit raised some important issues – and pledged some ambitious aims – regarding emissions. But how...

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8 reasons to study with us

Choosing where to study is a big decision and you’ll want to make sure you choose the right fit for you. Here’s some of...

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Studying a Masters in Engineering

Choosing to study a postgraduate degree has many benefits such as increasing your employment prospects and helping you...

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Big Success in Big Data

Birmingham’s Thinktank Science Museum hosted a “Meet the Experts” event on Big Data during the half term. “Big data” i...

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Enhance your data analytics skills with innovative new course

Birmingham City University is hosting an exciting, interactive course offering regional SMEs the opportunity to gain v...

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A day in the life of a Software Developer

When people ask me what I do, and I say I’m a “Software Developer”, they seem fairly impressed yet not entirely sure w...

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How to stay safe online

As our individual online presence continues to increase, it is important to protect ourselves against cyber criminals ...

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University welcomes Medilink for life sciences meeting

Birmingham City University welcomed leading figures in the life sciences sector from across the region to its campus l...

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Insomnia 61: The UK’s Biggest Gaming Festival

For almost 20 years now Multiplay has been hosting what they claim to be “the UK’s biggest gaming festival”. From its ...

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Alumni businesses you can support this Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, here are some alumni-owned independents that you can get behind this festive se...

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My first year at BCU

Quantity Surveying student Katie shares her experiences from her first year at university.

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Four ways Biomedical Engineering has enhanced healthcare

Discover how engineering combined with healthcare has advanced in recent years to benefit the quality of our lives. 

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Top tips for developing a strong brand

Marketing lecturer Jane Gosney shares tips on how to create a brand destined for success , ...

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Business podcast discussing middle management returns

A successful business podcast that invites senior managers from a broad range of leading companies to share their insi...

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What is it like to study a Master's in Computing?

Deciding to study a postgraduate degree has many benefits such as increasing your employment prospects and helping you...

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STEAMhouse Incubator client launches charitable footwear brand

Simon Caulton – the very first client of STEAMhouse Incubator – is celebrating the launch of his new venture Ones Trai...

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Find the perfect Engineering course for you

Interested in Engineering but unsure which course to study? There’s some courses that you might not know about, so tak...

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7 reasons to study Engineering with us

Engineering is one of the most exciting and innovative industries to be part of.

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Meet a Tech Entrepreneur

BCU graduate Harry Jawanda is the CEO and Co-Founder of Wambiz, an app-based staff engagement technology company which...

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Celebrating the official launch of STEAMhouse Incubator

STEAMhouse Incubator recently hosted its official launch event at Birmingham City University’s (BCU) Millennium Point b...

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Why Study a Computing Degree?

Local Sixth-Form student, Simran Kaur, completed a work experience at our School of Computing and Digital Technology. W...

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Deputy Vice-Chancellor discusses innovation in leading journal

Julian Beer has discussed the important role Birmingham City University plays in driving innovation for the region in ...

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How to get a Computing Placement

Learn how to get a computing placement with help from the Careers + Team in 4 simple steps.

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Engineering then and now

If you’re thinking of studying for a degree in Engineering, there has never been a more exciting time to start. Enginee...

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Building long-lasting partnership with leading lingerie brand

When it came to securing new talent for their business, Lounge Underwear – one of the world’s fastest-growing lingerie...

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Five ways to prepare for your Engineering degree

Not sure on what to do between now and starting university? Don’t fret, we’ve put together a plan to help you stay up ...

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Supporting social media company in growing their brand

Nonsensical – an ever-growing social media agency with an array of successful channels – have provided valuable micro-...

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Head of Computing

Professor Adel Aneiba has been appointed permanent Head of Computing. Professor Aneiba joined BCU in November 2016 aft...

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University collaborates with high-profile Indian organisation for business masterclass

BCU is collaborating with The Lala Bahadur Chand Munjal Foundation to host an event offering expert advice on starting ...

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Get your hands on our computing kit

One of the highlights of going to university is being able to access industry-standard facilities. Find out exactly wha...

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Engineering success at Innovate Fest

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New project investigates SME supply chain challenges

A new research project is investigating challenges within modern manufacturing supply chains, as well as investigating...

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Nine Engineering audiobooks you should be listening to

To celebrate #AudioBookMonth we have put together a list of our top 9 favourite audiobooks for Engineering students.

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New event to discuss the benefits of apprenticeships

Birmingham City University has brought together a host of esteemed speakers for an online panel event discussing the b...

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Five skills you will gain from your degree

Are you intrigued to know what skills your Computing degree will give you? Excited to unravel your potential? Then look...

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Businesses discuss BCU's mentoring programme

BCU's Professional Mentoring Programme is back. To celebrate, current mentors on the scheme discuss the benefits that t...

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University wins award for excellence in diversity and inclusion

Birmingham City University is celebrating after winning an award for its continued effort to break down barriers and w...

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Conversion courses

Whether you’re looking to change career, explore a new subject area or upskill in a new field of study, we offer a rang...

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BCU graduate launches sustainable stationery business

A Birmingham City University alumna is looking to make a mark with the launch of her new sustainable stationery busine...

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Which is the perfect Computing or Digital Technology course for you?

Are you considering a career in Computing or Digital Technology, but you’re still unsure which course to study?  There...

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New work experience programme for Business Management students

Careers+ have partnered with the Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences to design and deliver a new placement pr...

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Students win £1,000 for the Game Federation Society

Students from the Game Creation Federation Society earned an impressive grand prize after pitching their initiative. Th...

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Conversion courses

Whether you’re looking to change career, explore a new subject area or upskill in a new field of study, we offer a rang...

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First UK apprenticeship in fire engineering growing

A fire engineering degree apprenticeship – the first of its kind in the UK – is growing its student and employer base ...

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7 reasons to study Engineering with us

Engineering is one of the most exciting and innovative industries to be part of.

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University to host event showcasing student and graduate startup success

Birmingham City University is hosting a celebration evening to showcase the fantastic student and graduate-led busines...

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Seven reasons to study a degree in STEM

We explore reasons why you should consider studying a STEM related degree with us.

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New programme to help students and graduates bring businesses to life

STEAMhouse is launching an exciting new programme offering students and graduates the opportunity to earn part of a £1...

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Women in Sound Engineering

We spoke to sound engineering students, Amara and Ruby, about their experience. 

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Business School academic contributes to good work report

A Birmingham City Business School lecturer is contributing to a national initiative that assesses good work practices ...

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Student support during your engineering degree

Find out about the support we offer you during your degree.

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BCU to host international event highlighting the potential of magnesium

Birmingham City University (BCU) is hosting a special collaborative event highlighting the potential contribution of ma...

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Computing then and now

If you’re thinking of studying a degree in Computing, there has never been a more exciting time to start. Advancements ...

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Meet the Technicians

We’re committed to providing you with support throughout your degree. Our experienced technicians provide hands on assi...

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Supporting the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Awards

Professor Julian Beer, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Birmingham City University (BCU), tells us about the University’s sup...

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Five ways to prepare for your Computing degree

Not sure on what to do between now and starting university? Want some guidance on how to prepare for your starting your...

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Electronic Engineering student prepares robot for competitions

Mohammed Hussain tells us about the creation of his new robot, built from components from the UKMARSBOT, which he plans...

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Seven reasons to study a degree in STEM

We explore reasons why you should consider studying a STEM related degree with us.

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Free course launched to help build data analytics skills

Birmingham City University (BCU) has launched a fully funded course offering businesses in the built environment, cons...

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Chat to our business school students

If you’re wondering what university will be like, when placements might be or just generally interested about student ...

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Researcher investigating voice opportunities for female employees

A Birmingham City Business School lecturer is investigating why female voices in the UK’s small-to-medium size enterpr...

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Academic co-authors new book on the housing market

A BCU academic has highlighted the challenges currently facing the housing market, including the ever-rising house pri...

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Chat to our social sciences students

If you’re wondering what university will be like, when placements might be or just generally interested about student ...

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Collaborative project aims to tackle employment issues in East Birmingham

Researchers in Birmingham City University’s School of Social Sciences have partnered with two of the University’s empl...

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Conversion courses

Whether you’re looking to change career, explore a new subject area or upskill in a new field of study, we offer a rang...

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Meet the Technicians

We’re committed to providing you with support throughout your degree. Our experienced technicians provide hands on assi...

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The journey of STEAMhouse

After nine years of international research, building communities and forging exciting collaborations, Birmingham City ...

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Nine ways that we support students to study Engineering

If you’re considering a degree in Engineering but are worried that you haven’t got the right qualifications or backgrou...

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BCU alumna discusses exciting new graduate business programme

Helena Hunt, Birmingham City University alumna and illustrator, tells why she has signed up to the STEAM Hatchery prog...

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Women in Electronic Engineering

We spoke to Althea about her journey being a young Black woman in electronic engineering.

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BCU extends partnership with global education provider

Global education provider Navitas and BCU formally extended an existing 10-year partnership by a further decade – mark...

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What you can do with a Computer Games Technology degree

We find out what careers you can get out of a degree in Computer Games Technology.  

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Charity discusses benefits of early years careers partnership

When it came to addressing issues in the early years sector, local charity West Smethwick Enterprise jumped at the cha...

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8 reasons to study with us

Choosing where to study is a big decision and you’ll want to make sure you choose the right fit for you. Here’s some of...

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Government welcomes University's pioneering 5G work

Two years of pioneering work by Birmingham City University to introduce cutting edge digital technology into Sherwood ...

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My first year in the School of Engineering and Built Environment

We spoke to Hettie, about her first-year experience in the School of Engineering and Built Environment. She tells us ho...

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Advice from a first-year student

Starting university and not sure what to expect? Hear from our first-year student.

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Why study Artificial Intelligence?

We caught up with industry experts from Microsoft, NHS England and BCU Research to uncover the future of AI and find ou...

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STEAMhouse Incubator clients shortlisted for national startup awards

Two Birmingham-based entrepreneurs have been selected as finalists at this year’s National StartUp Awards, thanks to t...

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Free courses to boost your IT career

Learn the basics of Python coding, Cyber Security and IoT (Internet of Things) by signing up to one of the free courses...

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Sports broadcaster wins award for collaborative project with BCU

A global sports production company has won a national award for the collaborative work it has conducted with Birmingha...

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How Has Birmingham’s Built Environment Accelerated the City?

From the increasing number of employment opportunities, to greater economic output, the city is thriving, and the buil...

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Why web development and UI is crucial to SEO

Guest blog post written by digital marketing agency, EDGE Creative. The local Birmingham agency supports our graduates ...

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Academic Spotlight: Florimond Gueniat

Florimond Gueniat teaches topics related to control engineering and mathematics in the School of Engineering and the B...

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First phase of collaborative innovation centre opens

A ceremonial plaque has been unveiled at a renovated former school building to mark the first phase of the opening of ...

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The future of gaming: Xbox vs PlayStation

Our computing student shares the differences between the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5.

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Enhancing the human body at Innovation Fest

We sat down with Kyle Burlington, a third-year Mechanical Engineering student, who told us about his exoskeleton pro...

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BCU hosts celebration event for graduate employability programme

Birmingham City University hosted a formal celebration event to highlight their widely celebrated project Graduate Re-...

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Creative degrees in STEM

Looking to pursue a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM) and have a flair for creativity or the ...

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Uncover new talent for your business at Innovation Fest

Businesses will have the chance to engage with our creative pool of students at Innovation Fest, an annual event that o...

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Seven reasons to study a degree in STEM

We explore reasons why you should consider studying a STEM related degree with us.

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BCU's Electric Vehicle Test Rig Prepares Students for the Future of the Automotive Industry

Are you interested in a career in the automotive industry? The industry is currently undergoing a significant shift tow...

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Student discusses exciting new business programme

Business Management student Sophie Cleaver tells us why she has signed up to the STEAM Hatchery programme, a new initi...

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What is Digital Forensics?

Our Digital Forensics lecturer Richard Hale who has years of experience as a Senior Digital Forensics Investigator give...

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Businesses access new student talent and support at networking event

Up to 60 businesses came to Birmingham City University’s Business School to meet and engage with students who could ma...

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Meet our technician, Bruno Junior

You might not know it yet, but technicians are a huge part of student life - especially on practical-based courses like...

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Equipping businesses with the skills required to rebuild Ukraine

Hundreds of Ukrainian businesses affected by the Russian invasion and ensuing conflict took part in the first of three...

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Student support during your computing or digital technology degree

Find out about the support we offer you during your degree

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Researcher to investigate Covid-19’s impact on ethnic minority businesses

A PhD researcher is investigating the challenges and opportunities the Covid-19 pandemic has presented to ethnic minor...

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Should I study Cyber Security or Digital Forensics?

Still not sure what makes Cyber Security different from Digital Forensics? Read our blog and explore our infographic to...

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Fundraising event for local charity and university partner

West Smethwick Enterprise (WSE), partners on the Early Years Career Progression Pathways Project (EYCPP) with Birmingha...

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Innovation festival winning AI project “huge step forward” in field

Marius Matulis, won 1st place at Innovation Fest for his project; the build, programming and 3D printing of a robot arm...

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New programme launches for next generation of entrepreneurs

60 entrepreneurs began their journey to potentially earning part of a £10,000 prize fund and a chance to turn their bu...

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The future with a computing degree

Find out about the range of careers available with a computing degree.

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Powering the growth of leading UK school supplier

Peters Ltd, a leading school supplier, has been able to ease its workload and grow its business thanks to the help of s...

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Entrepreneurs and BCU clients clinch national startup award

Two entrepreneurs, both of whom work closely with Birmingham City University's business support services, are celebrat...

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University wins multiple awards for employability partnerships and sustainability

Birmingham City University is celebrating after winning two awards for its commitment to employability and sustainabil...

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Advice from a first-year student

Starting university and not sure what to expect? Hear from our first-year student.

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STEAMhouse wins international competition on the future role of universities

STEAMhouse is continuing to make waves globally after beating numerous international stakeholders in a competition in...

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Birmingham City University named as higher education provider of the year

Birmingham City University (BCU) has won the Higher Education Provider of the Year award at this year’s Education Awar...

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Top tips for writing your personal statement from our Head of School

Deputy Dean, Andy Aftelak,  helps you put pen to paper with his top tips and advice for writing a successful personal ...

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Seven ways you can learn more about our faculty

Find yourself starting yet another TV series? Why not spend your time connecting with us in the Business, Law, and Soc...

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University student marketing agency celebrates 10 years of support

A marketing agency devised by Birmingham City Business School ’s Marketing Subject Group to provide its stude...

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The role of Digital Forensics in the Sarah Everard investigation

Following the tragic case of Sarah Everard, our Digital Forensics Lecturer, Richard Hale shares his analysis of the dig...

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Top tips for developing a strong brand

Marketing lecturer Jane Gosney shares tips on how to create a brand destined for success , ...

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Knowledge exchange activity celebrated at new BCU awards ceremony

University staff engaging in knowledge exchange activity were celebrating after picking up awards for their work at th...

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Is it worth studying a degree in Music Technology or Sound Engineering?

If you love technology and have a passion for music, then a degree in Music Technology or Sound Engineering could be pe...

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How to be successful in an interview

Business and HR experts Kelly Rogers and Harry Allen discuss common interview mistakes, share tips for a successful int...

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University highly commended in community excellence at regional awards

Birmingham City University’s continued commitment to providing regional transformation has been recognised with a High...

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Computer Games Technology student wins the Outstanding TIGA Graduate of the Year award

Computer Games Technology graduate, Daniel Hind, has been awarded the Outstanding TIGA Graduate of the Year!

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University-led project enhances innovation across Europe

The Birmingham City University-led Urban Manufacturing project, which is concluding after five years of collaborative ...

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Birmingham-based fitness business launches innovative health and wellbeing app

Birmingham CEO Dalbir Kaur discusses how the support of the Higher Level Skills Match (HLSM) programme – and its pool ...

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Six things you need to know about STEAMhouse

Our new ultramodern facility, STEAMhouse, has now launced! We’ve listed six things you need to know about our state-of-...

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University to discuss Birmingham’s digital offer at Commonwealth Games-themed event

Birmingham City University (BCU)’s Joanna Birch will discuss the city’s digital credentials and plans as part of a Com...

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My first year experience in computing and digital technology

Mohammad Idrees Sulaiman shares his experiences during his first year at BCU, the importance of immersing yourself in t...

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Research partnership develops impactful course for automotive industry

A research and development partnership between Birmingham City University and several leading car manufacturers has re...

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Best crime scene shows on TV right now

Consider yourself a super sleuth? Constantly invested in true crime shows and podcasts? If so, you may want to find ou...

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Town planning associates and STEAMhouse clients hire BCU graduate

Expert town planning advisors Hyas Associates have benefitted greatly since joining the STEAMhouse Business Incubator ...

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Business works with student talent to better support local community

A non-profit community interest company has been able to access vital student support from local universities in order...

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Winners of new business development programme revealed

Four budding entrepreneurs picked up valuable funding and access to key support after being crowned winners of the STE...

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University researching the needs of businesses in Jewellery Quarter

Experts at Birmingham City University (BCU) are conducting research into the possible creation of a business incubatio...

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Women in Sound Engineering

We spoke to sound engineering students, Amara and Ruby, about their experience. 

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BCU graduate’s business acquired by leading US firm

A Birmingham City University (BCU) alumni is celebrating after the virtual co-working business he co-founded was acqui...

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STEAMhouse supports local authority in defining innovation challenges

STEAMhouse has collaborated with Birmingham City Council (BCC) to identify citizen-centred challenges and present them...

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Why Stacey chose to study Social Sciences at BCU

BA Criminology (Hons) student Stacey  discusses why she chose Birmingham City University.

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Birmingham business titans recognised by University for Midlands contribution

Two influential figures from the Midlands business community are to be awarded honorary doctorates from Birmingham Cit...

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How ChatGPT & other AI tools are affecting the digital marketing landscape

Alem Al-Khamiri, Mentor of the STEAMhouse Hatchery Program and Digital Director of Fuel Communications, writes about ...

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Why Alex chose to study social sciences at BCU

Social sciences student Alex discusses why he chose to study at Birmingham City University 

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Live music and events after the Covid-19 pandemic

Birmingham City University hosted a discussion 'Delivering major live events safely in the Covid-age', in which a panel...

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Student accommodation vlog

Student Caitlin shows us around her student digs over at the Old Fire Station.

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University launches entrepreneurship and enterprise space for students and graduates

The STEAMhouse Pre-Incubator, located on the Ground Floor of Millennium Point, will provide Birmingham City University...

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Blockchain expert and student builds brand with BCU support

BCU student Laurentiu Nae dreamt of one day developing a business with the help of the University’s STEAMhouse collabo...

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Innovation research group launched at exclusive STEAMhouse event

Representatives from some of the world’s most prominent businesses came together for the exciting launch of a new inte...

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University celebrates new £70 million innovation building

Hundreds of political, business and creative industry leaders came together yesterday to celebrate the launch of Birmi...

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Best crime scene shows on TV right now

Consider yourself a super sleuth? Constantly invested in true crime shows and podcasts? If so, you may want to find ou...

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STEAMhouse announces sponsorship deal with global workwear manufacturer

STEAMhouse is delighted to announce its partnership with leading personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturer Bees...

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Minister praises Midlands tech students as part of AI scholarship drive

A government minister has praised the achievements of artificial intelligence (AI) and data science students and gradua...

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Which Sociology course is right for you?

Looking at studying a sociology related course? You’ve come to the right place, as we’ve got several to choose from tha...

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BCU and Indian university partner for exciting research event

Colleagues from Birmingham City University (BCU) and the BML Munjal University (BMU) in India are hosting a two-hour o...

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Jobs you can get with a psychology degree

When you work hard on your Psychology degree, you want to know what jobs are out there for you when you graduate. So,...

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BCU Director discusses innovation in leading journal

A Director at Birmingham City University (BCU) has discussed the institution’s role in helping businesses to develop n...

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Careers you can do with a Criminology degree

Are you wondering what jobs are out there for you when you graduate? Knowing what career you could go into could be a...

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Leading regional business showcase coming to STEAMhouse

The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) is bringing an exciting business showcase, e...

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Careers you can do with a Social Sciences degree

Are you studying a Sociology , Black Studies or Youth Work and Communities degree and want to know what type of jo...

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University wins national award for continued excellence in diversity and inclusion

Birmingham City University (BCU) has once again been recognised for its continued mission to offer university educatio...

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Indian start-ups with an eye on growth visit STEAMhouse

Birmingham City University hosted 20 start-ups from India earlier this month as part of a Confederation of Indian Indu...

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Why you should study criminology in Birmingham

Our modern City Centre Campus is the perfect place to undertake a criminology degree, but what makes Birmingham so sp...

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Collaborative construction project wins sustainability award

A research development programme, created by Birmingham City University, product manufacturers, industry bodies and co...

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Engage with the future of business at Christmas showcase

Up-and-coming student and graduate entrepreneurs will be showcasing their fledgling businesses at an exciting Christma...

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Award-winning fashion brand raises awareness with campus pop-up

Birmingham City University (BCU) welcomed award-winning fashion brand Lounge Underwear on campus last month for their...

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BCU staff member and entrepreneur launches Kickstarter campaign

Birmingham City University (BCU) alumna, current staff member and design extraordinaire Niky Szabo is on a new missi...

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Small business working to connect people in the West Midlands

Digikick,  a community interest company born in 2017, are working to support people in the West Midlands with getting ...

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Built environment and construction project wins technology award

A Birmingham City University (BCU) project offering research and development, training and services to businesses invo...

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University partners with Barnardo's on new mentoring service

Birmingham City University (BCU) has partnered with children’s charity Barnardo’s and community interest company Our Pl...

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Kainos Digital Bursary winners announced

Thirteen students have been successful in applying for the Kainos Digital Bursary, which offers female BCU students on...

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STEAM work makes the dream work in 2023

After a hugely successful 2022 that saw the opening of its breath-taking five-storey innovation centre, Birmingham City...

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Get to know our Women in Computing society

Our Women in Computing society provides a safe space and network for female students in typically male-dominated compu...

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Project to supercharge opportunities for Black creators in Birmingham announced

Birmingham City University and Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) will partner with the  Southbank Centre and Apple on REFRAM...

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BCU graduate nominated for young business person award

A Birmingham City University (BCU) graduate and budding businesswoman is celebrating after being nominated for the Youn...

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What Is Smart Manufacturing?

Interested in learning more about smart manufacturing? Course leader Waldo Cervantes shares an insight into smart manu...

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University’s STEAMhouse building scoops prestigious conservation award

Birmingham City University (BCU) has been recognised by the Victorian Society for breathing new life into a major hist...

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New series of informal networking sessions for businesses launches at BCU

Leading and emerging businesses from the region assembled at Birmingham City University (BCU) for the first in an enli...

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Web development 101: how to create the best portfolio

EDGE Creative is a local digital marketing agency that supports our graduates in developing their skills to break into...

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School of Computing and Digital Technology recognised for progress on gender equality

The School of Computing and Digital Technology has been awarded an Athena Swan Charter Institutional Bronze award for ...

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Innovation Fest set to celebrate 10-year anniversary

This May, Birmingham City University’s Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment will once again be ...

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What is ethical hacking?

Are you curious about the world of hacking and cyber security? Ever wondered how hacking could ever be legal? As techno...

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Birmingham City University appointed to West Midlands Local Policy Innovation Partnership

Birmingham City University (BCU) is delighted to announce its appointment to the newly-formed West Midlands Local Polic...

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Do I need a Policing degree?

We’ve broken down the pros and cons of studying a Policing degree.

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Business Case Study: Finding Gold in Data

This true-life case study tells the story of how a young graduate engineer generated a six-figure uplift in revenue for...

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How ChatGPT & other AI tools are affecting the digital marketing landscape

Alem Al-Khamiri, Mentor of the STEAMhouse Hatchery Program and Digital Director of Fuel Communications, writes about ...

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Skills programme to provide additional support for aspiring entrepreneurs

Senior Lecturer Kelly O’Hanlon from Birmingham City University (BCU) discusses why both programmes such as STEM-Up and ...

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From the Classroom to the Big Screen: Navigating Life After University as a Visual Effects and Film Technology Graduate

After recently graduating in 2022 with a first-class degree in Visual Effects and Film Technology, Gabriel Trinc was ki...

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Local business leading in sustainable beauty and working with local student talent

Founded by Alix Samuda, Aura Lotus specialises in creating high-quality makeup products made from natural and organic i...

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Birmingham-based tech business expands into IP protection

The Birmingham-based business have developed software which will protect businesses from digital threats and data misma...

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Skill Up Day for people aged 50 plus is big hit

Birmingham City University (BCU) has held its first ‘Skill Up Day’ for people over the age of 50 who are seeking work.

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Five tips on how to boost your employability as a student

The creative job market is extremely competitive with an ever-increasing number of university graduates competing for c...

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STEAMhouse wins Innovation Champion Award

STEAMhouse, Birmingham City University’s collaborative innovation campus, has won the prestigious Technology Innovation...

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Building skills through funded projects

Cornell Fox, the founder of Goal-Driven CIC, discusses how accessing funded projects from local universities has suppor...

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BUILDING SMART HOMES TO MEET THE UK 2050 NET ZERO EMISSION TARGET

There are 29 million homes in the UK which consume 14 percent of the UKs energy consumption. Building new energy effic...

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Unlocking Potential and Uplifting Emerging Talent

Birmingham City University (BCU) welcomed Katapult X onto campus on Monday 26 February for their event – The Power of M...

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Developing the skills of the future

Marker Diagnostics, based in Birmingham’s Biomedical Centre, welcomed 10 students from Birmingham City University as pa...

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