Student Experience


Whether you’re coming to Birmingham City University as new student or returning as a postgraduate, starting university is an exciting time.

We're committed to helping you settle into university life as swiftly as possible. Learn about the inspirational stories of our students. Hear about their experiences, placements and what they did after graduating.


Students' Union

Birmingham City University Students’ Union (BCUSU) will be YOUR Students’ Union. Their priority is to make sure you have the best possible time during your university journey. From social events to support with your studies, they'll have your back.


Our Blog

Here we'll be sharing our experiences, stories and the latest news from our staff and students. Browse through our blogs to discover useful information, advice and interesting stories. Watch videos, read articles and enrich your knowledge.

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Student Support

Birmingham City University offers a wide range of services to help support students before, during and after their degree. They range from Graduate+, Careers+ and Centre for Academic Success, alongside our accommodation team and Students' Union.

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We have a confident, proud and diverse community of students at Birmingham City Business School, who are striving to achieve their career goals and transform their lives.

Meet our students


You'll work alongside our Careers+ team to find the perfect company and role for you. Undertaking a placement year is the best way to gain a clear advantage over the competition.

Why do a placement year?

Our Graduates

From entrepreneurs carving their own path to heads of international businesses. We like to keep in touch with all of our graduates, so we can show you how we can help get your career started.

Meet our graduates

Hear from our students

We have an entire student led channel for all things Birmingham City University. From videos on what you should expect, to what it's really like to study in Birmingham.

Working in industry

Gain valuable experience, networking and contacts with our range of industry connections.

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Business School

Birmingham City Business School takes pride in being situated in the heart of Birmingham, the UK's second biggest city. It's renowned for its entrepreneurial and commercial past, present and future.

Birmingham Business School

Working in industry

Our Business School is proud to have hundreds of connections with organisations, ranging from global corporations to independent local businesses. These connections fuel our students’ studies and give them an insight into the professional world.

Working in industry


Placements are one of the best ways of gaining hands on industry experience in a real, professional setting. Our students have undertaken placements at Panasonic, BMW, Mattel and many more.

Placements at BCU

Find a course

Take a look through our Business courses to find one that’s most suited to you.

Find a Business course

BCU Open Days

The best way to explore what we have on offer is to come and see us in person. Get advice and insight on courses, accommodation, personal statements, our facilities and more.

Visit us in person