Innovation Festival 2024

This year's Innovation Festival was outstanding, as it marked the 11th anniversary of celebrating innovation. Every year for the past decade, Innovation Fest has built on its declared aims of contributing to the knowledge economy, increasing students’ employability and supporting entrepreneurial talent.

Check out the highlights from this year's festival and get a flavour of the types of cutting-edge projects that could be on show. Discover the stories of the brilliant student teams and the real-world problems they're working to fix here

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Cal-Poly Collaboration

Our students worked alongside students from Cal Poly University in America to develop an immersive travelling exhibit on oil rig decommissioning. Read to find out more.

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2024 Innovation Stories

Here are the highlights from this year's Innovation Fest, showcasing our students' remarkable innovation and creativity. Their projects demonstrate exceptional originality.

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Innovation Fest

BCU's Innovation Festival is a unique opportunity for our students to showcase their creativity, problem-solving skills, and technical expertise. Over the past decade, our students have pushed the boundaries of what is possible and created solutions to real-world challenges.

Innovation Festival 2024

Innovation Stories

Innovation Fest' at Birmingham City University offers a multidisciplinary, team-based experience to first-year students in computing, engineering, and the built environment. With a focus on real-world issues related to STEAM and the Sustainable Development Goals, students develop problem-solving skills, social responsibility, and commitment to viable solutions.

Innovation stories

The Faculty

The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and The Built Environment (CEBE) is located at the City Centre Campus. It comprises of two schools that, together, can respond dynamically to the multiple modern technological challenges posed by fast-paced industries.

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Open Days

When possible, the best way to explore what's on offer is to come and see us in person, and we host a number of Open Days throughout the year. 

Open Days